Brexit: That’s Breastfeeding, not Britain.

I didn’t ever want to get into the breast feeding debate on From Day Dot. There’s nothing new to say, no angle that hasn’t been covered and actually, in my eyes it’s each to their own and there shouldn’t even be a discussion to be had. If there is a newsworthy story, it’s the ‘conspiracy’ against formula which has been covered so brilliantly by Cat at Not So Smug Now in her Cigarettes & Formula post. Oh it makes me FUME!!

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Newborn What Now?!

When I first became a Mum, all those hazy 9 weeks ago, I realised that there were a few things about having a newborn that no one ever prepared you for. Both practical and emotional things that make you do a mental double take. Here’s my list of those Newborn What-Nows?! that you won’t find in any newborn know-how books…

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The Week That Was… The Leek!

I’m guessing this is the length of a leek, because at 38 weeks pregnant I would be worried if baby was the weight or width of a leek! As everything I read keeps saying, now is just a waiting game, there’s no more I can do even though I feel completely unprepared.

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The Week That Was… The Papaya!

I’m somewhat sceptical over this week’s baby size, as the papayas I’ve known have definitely not been bigger than a bunch of carrots. Sure, it’s a US app but it makes me wonder what those Americans are feeding their fruit and veg to get papayas of such epic proportions.

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The Week That Was… The Bunch of Carrots!

35 weeks pregnant, the baby was the size of a bunch of carrots and, I can finally write these words, it was my last week in work. I can’t tell you how ready I was to finish and how surreal it actually feels writing this knowing I’m not going back any time soon. I’m covering up my excitement pretty well I think.  Read more!

The Week That Was… The Savoy Cabbage!

34 weeks pregnant, and baby is the size of a Savoy cabbage.

It started out with a really productive weekend of shopping – I spend so much time researching everything online, looking for the perfect thing at the perfect price, and this was just one of those days where you nip to Aldi for milk and end up coming home with a car boot full of baby must-haves and décor-perfect bargains from places you’d never even considered.

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