Alfie · Emotional Ramblings · pregnancy

My breastfeeding experience – four years ago

Ah the age old breast vs bottle debate!  I wanted to write about my experience with breast and bottle feeding because I’m hoping to have a better experience this time round with breastfeeding! Alfie was born at 1.40pm, after 11 hours of labour. As soon as he was delivered, we had a few minutes of…… Continue reading My breastfeeding experience – four years ago

Emotional Ramblings · family · pregnancy

Alfie’s birth story – part 5

I feel like I need to add a warning that this next part discusses things in detail and may be slightly graphic when talking about what happened after I’d delivered Alfie… I felt like superwoman. Alfie was put on my chest for skin to skin and there was just such a hive of activity going…… Continue reading Alfie’s birth story – part 5

Emotional Ramblings · family · pregnancy

Alfie’s birth story – part 4

You can read parts 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here ‘Put your chin on your chest and push from your bum Nicola’ the Midwife told me. Laying back in the bed, Michael on my right, Mum on my left, gas and air in hand, I waited for the next contraction and pushed like my life depended…… Continue reading Alfie’s birth story – part 4