Mummy Mondays – Our First Few Days with Baby Benjamin 

Benjamin is now 6 days old, it will be a whole week tomorrow since he came into the world and it’s totally flown by! I’m trying desperately to appreciate every single moment of this newborn stage as I really think this will be my last baby.  Monday Musings is now being replaced by  Mummy Mondays as a way to help me keep track of everything going on not only in...

Things I’ve Realised Since Having a Newborn  

So I only had baby Benjamin two days ago, but already I have remembered some of the key points of having a newborn baby that I had forgotten since having Carly almost 4 years ago…  I Totally Underestimated the Blood Loss  I bought what I considered a fair amount of maternity pads (two packets of 10). This was gone within the first full day. Always overestimate rather than under estimate....