Back when the twiglets were babies, whenever I met a mum with older twins, one of the main questions I'd end up asking was ‘when will it get easier?’ Always spoken with a slight undertone of crazed desperation, meaning ‘please tell me it gets f**king easier, please, PLEASE!'' 🤣 The other day, as I got … Continue reading Has It Finally Got Easier?
This is a question I've been asking myself basically since the day the twiglets were born. I felt utterly and completely overwhelmed in those first few weeks, even months, and constantly found myself wondering ‘is this normal?’ In the very early days, when we first brought our tiny bundles home, the midwives and health visitor … Continue reading How Do You Know If What You’re Feeling Is Normal?
So... My waters had broken (I think just those of Twin 1 – Henry 🤔) There was meconium in the waters so they monitored his heart rate closely. I had two big bands across my bump connected to a machine which was constantly churning out a printout of their heart rates. A lot of that … Continue reading My Birth Story – Part 2 – Delivery
So last week I had a lady imply to me that the reason my twins got chicken pox was because I didn't breastfeed them... I'll be honest, it hurt. I don't really believe it but it still hurt. Before I go on, I am not disputing that breastfeeding gives babies antibodies etc etc and I … Continue reading Breastfeeding – when it all goes t*ts up