I was lucky to have given birth both times at a private hospital, which is a lot different from giving birth at a government hospital because of the period of time you stay at the hospital for recovery. The first time around, I had no idea what to expect after my delivery, even though I… Continue reading Tips for Surviving Your Hospital Stay after Delivery
Gremlin is just over a week old and already someone asked me if I want another baby... "My goodness, just because I have a fresh scar, doesn't mean I want it reopened again." When I heard the question leave her mouth, I laughed nervously. Then I tried to come up with an escape plan to avoid… Continue reading No, thank you, please!
Monster has been home all week with me. Mostly because Byren has been sick and I can't drive at this stage, but also because it's nice to spend some time alone with him before Gremlin arrives. Which is tomorrow already!! Can you believe it? Because I can't! I can't believe that in less than 12 hours,… Continue reading Peace of Mind
Yes, these are hospital tags. On my arm. In the early hours of Monday morning, I couldn't fall asleep and at around 00:30, I started feeling extreme back pain that went all the way into my tummy, causing it to contract every few minutes. I first assumed it could be constipation pains due to the… Continue reading Pre-term Scare
On Monday night, my neighbour went in for her Cesarean and the birth of her son. We didn't want to intrude on the first evening so we went to visit her last night. Private hospitals are very strict with their visiting hours, as well as who is allowed to enter the ward. Children under 12… Continue reading Growing Up