Max 5 Month Development Diary

Month five passed in a blur, and it was without doubt my favourite month with Max so far. Without even realising it we’d passed through the newborn stage, and suddenly we were reminiscing on the days when we were obsessively Google colic symptoms, getting up every two hours during the night and taking Max to bed with us at 10pm, when Master had woken from his late evening nap and we were free to finally collapse into bed.

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Max’s Monthly Development Diaries: 3 months

Today, 2nd February, Max is three months old. THREE MONTHS OLD. What the…?!!

I knew 12 months of maternity leave would go quickly but this is ridiculous. I can remember his dramatic entrance like it was yesterday.

I think it’s natural as a first time Mum to be fascinated by baby’s developmental milestones, wanting to know what’s normal and what’s next. I’m also very mindful that every baby is different and am careful to not get caught up in what Max should be doing and enjoying the moment of what he is doing.

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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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The Week That Was… The Courgette!

We made it! The Week of the Courgette (or Zuccini for the Americans out there) was week 19 of pregnancy and therefore saw the end of our first half of pregnancy. I can’t believe it’s half over already!

The big news of the week was the 20 weeks scan, which actually took place when I was 19 weeks and 5 days. It’s felt like forever since we first saw our baby on the screen at our 12 weeks scan, all fuzzy outlines and crossed legs, so I was beyond excited for this scan to see him/her again.

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