Sorry, Daddy and Mommy overfed you. From 1 month onwards, you were displaying all the classic signs of reflux (heartburn)… the arching back, vomiting, painful screams, unsettled naps… You can’t seem to sleep more than 20 mins during the day, taking 5-10 mins catnaps and then crying. It doesn’t help we are next to the darned… Continue reading How much should baby be eating?
Postnatal confinement, as my friend told me, should literally mean that mommies are “confined” to the bed. Rest! Rest! Rest! I couldn’t agree more. Cos the one and only luxury you have after having a baby is exactly that: S.L.E.E.P. Daddy O took a month’s leave (2 weeks full-day, 2 weeks half-day) to help me… Continue reading Confinement
I must admit, I don’t really like my gynae at first. Dr Sim Lee Ngor was recommended by my cell group leader’s wife. I researched on some gynaes who are pro-natural birth and she happened to be one of them. Thus we decided to go to her. The first few visits were both short and… Continue reading Choosing a gynae?
I couldn’t blog properly in Oliver’s first month. Everyday was like today and today was no different from yesterday. My sense of timing and dates were all jumbled, all energy spent on one delicate creature called “my son”. Oliver instantly broke all the rules I laid for him: 1) Breastfeeding I was very very adamant… Continue reading BBC (Baby Boot Camp)