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[Guest Post] The New Mummy Experience

[Guest Post] The New Mummy Experience

I waited till I was 5 months before sharing. For one, I wanted to make sure I made it through my first trimester before breaking the news, which doctors suggest.
Baby temperaments: Is your baby perfect?

Baby temperaments: Is your baby perfect?

Those are types of things I heard in the first few months after I gave birth that made me think really hard about what I might have been doing wrong. I never once considered the possibility that my child would be any but calm and peaceful.
How to have a happy baby – according to science

How to have a happy baby – according to science

I do believe there's a nurture vs nature issue here because as they grow older, babies are able to learn how to manage their emotions better and that could lead to them having more balanced emotions. According to research, though, it all starts during pregnancy.
The millennials’ conflict: Marriage, motherhood & careers

The millennials’ conflict: Marriage, motherhood & careers

We want it all. In fact, some of us are encouraged to go for it all. Why not aim high? Aim for the husband, the babies and the top position in that company and all before you're 35. There are women out there doing it. Why can't you?
My baby’s 6 bath time staples

My baby’s 6 bath time staples

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We’ve come such a long way since my little girl’s first bath. She’s not as tiny and fragile as she used to be, thank …

Top 5 Moms on YouTube

Top 5 Moms on YouTube

As a West African mum, I wish there were women like her on the Tube. West African women who show you what's really going on in their daily lives without any airs or an unnecessary and often false appearance of opulence.
How to increase breastmilk production

How to increase breastmilk production

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That first month of breastfeeding was the toughest time for me. Hourly feeds and backaches from constantly sitting …

Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

Guest post: The Ambiguity of the Last Child

I have four children ranging from 1-19. They’re all great, well behaved kids, but I’m done. I think.
6 Things that can put a mum down

6 Things that can put a mum down

Being called an overprotective mother when you show any hint of concern for the safety of your child. Let her chew on that plastic bag with her sharp little teeth! Who cares that she might swallow bits of it?
11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

11 Vital topics of discussion before baby

From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your …

[Guest Post] Strong Mama Moves

[Guest Post] Strong Mama Moves

I developed chronic insomnia leaving me sleeping 2hrs a night from the emotional pain of being left alone in pregnancy.
C-Section Awareness Month: 8 Epidural attempts!

C-Section Awareness Month: 8 Epidural attempts!

I had a lot of blood loss in the beginning of that pregnancy. It took me 6 months to be totally clear and not afraid to lose our baby.
Notes from a FTD

Notes from a FTD

It's OK to feel like this. Make sure you talk about how you feel and don't bottle it up!
My C-Section experience: Part 2

My C-Section experience: Part 2

It took an entire day for them to discharge me. For no apparent reason
My C-Section experience

My C-Section experience

A doctor suggested we book in a C- section as I was overdue and the baby could be in distress. However, she seemed perfectly happy in there. Her heartbeat, etc. Everything was fine. I declined. I was going to have that peaceful water birth in a dimly lit room with some jazz music playing.
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