Returning Home From the Hospital

When you last left your house, you were a heavily pregnant woman, possibly in the throes of labour. Now you are about to walk into your house as a new mother, and introduce your newborn baby to his or her first home. The significance of this moment would be enough to have you in tears even without the post-partum hormonal …

Fiona PeacockReturning Home From the Hospital

Five Ways to Announce Your Baby’s Birth

After nine long months of waiting, all of your friends and family are no doubt on the edge of their seats waiting for the big announcement. As your due date approaches, you may feel bombarded by calls and texts from well wishers hoping for some news. It can be quite frustrating to have to keep sending out texts confirming that …

Fiona PeacockFive Ways to Announce Your Baby’s Birth

The Baby Blues

Many new mums experience the ‘baby blues’ within a few days of giving birth. After the initial oxytocin-induced natural high of meeting your baby for the first time, the baby blues can come as a bit of a shock. One minute you are over the moon, truly and utterly in love, and the next minute you are sobbing over the …

Fiona PeacockThe Baby Blues