They are not similar in any way whatsoever, yet, they seem to cause such confusion leading to distress for many parents.
The First Home Visit We arrived home on the Sunday evening, and we had our first visit from the Health Visitor on the Monday. This involved having her weighed, and to our surprise, she had lost nearly 10% of her birth weight and had dropped to 7lb 1oz. I was then advised to top her up with formula. I must be
The Maternity Ward So, by now you have probably read that my birthing plan went out of the window and was good for nothing other than fueling a bonfire. The stay in hospital after the birth was no better. I have never experienced anything so awful. Hang on, I tell a lie, staying on a Gastro ward where patients were drunk
When I was just 22 years old, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, and I found the burden of a life long, chronic health condition very difficult to cope with. I had a very difficult few years trying various medications, while trying to gain some control back of my body and get myself into remission. In 2008 I started on
I’m Nicole, I’m 38 and mum to a beautiful 4 year old called Sofia. I am due baby number 2 via a planned C-Section on March 16th 2020. (The section is not my personal choice but unfortunately the option I have for health reasons). I am also a sleep coach and support families who struggle with sleep deprivation due to their