Baby, Mummy and The Blog: six month update

As time ticks on, things keep happening, places get visited, milestones are being reached and I’m loosing track of it all; therefore I’ve decided to start doing a monthly update (published at the end of each month). Here’s what’s been happening with baby, mummy and the blog during March.

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#rockingmotherhood

I got tagged by the lovely miss_mummy_life to write a blog post about rocking motherhood. I’m really glad she tagged me as it’s made me look for the positives in my motherhood journey so far and give myself a pat on the back! (It’s far too easy to be constantly critical).

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A weekend with baby in Cheltenham

With my brother and his partner now living in Cheltenham, we decided now was a great time to go and visit for the weekend (January, I know a bit cold and wet but hey ho)… here’s a break down of what we did, where we went and what I’d recommend.

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Essential packing for a weekend away with baby

It used to be so simple to go away for a couple of nights – stick some clothes and a toothbrush in a bag and head out the door. Not any more. Here’s my essential packing guide for a weekend away with baby (I’m talking in England where it’s usually/always cold-ish!)

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Those first three months… the fourth trimester

As F is nearing five months old, it’s time to sit back and take stock of all that’s happened in that time. The expectations, the advice, the highs, the lows; has it been all I thought it would be or not? Here’s my experience of the fourth trimester – the bits no one warns you about.

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Feeding baby – Is breast always best?

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There’s no arguing about the scientific benefits of breastmilk for babies. What I want to know is whether it is always best for mummies and what affect can it have on their mental health? What is it like to deal with the pressures of feeding baby all by yourself? And what are the consequences when it just doesn’t work out?

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Top free baby apps

There are endless baby themed apps available making it a minefield choosing which ones are really worth the effort. Here’s a quick guide to some top freebies!

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All things breastfeeding on Pinterest

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See mymummymanual.com Pinterest page for all things breastfeeding.

https://uk.pinterest.com/mymummymanual/feeding-baby/