Life with a Newborn

It’s taken a while to actually write this post up and unsurprisingly it’s all in the title of this post.

Life with a newborn baby is like nothing you can ever imagine. Even when you’re pregnant, I don’t think the reality of what it will be like with a baby is ever in your mind. So here’s the lowdown on our life with a newborn up to now as we mark her 8th week in the world.

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Our Feeding Journey

Freya is 6 weeks old and I finally have some time to sit down and write-up our feeding journey with the help of my lovely husband.

During my pregnancy I was asked a lot about whether I would breastfeed or not and my answer was always “I’m going to try”. The truth of the matter was, I wanted to give it a go but I knew there was a chance it wouldn’t work.

Things I knew would stop me breastfeeding were:

  • Baby not latching correctly
  • My milk not coming in
  • Not producing enough milk/baby not getting as much as they needed

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