Breastfeeding was a big thing for me when I gave birth to my boys. Once I read that breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for the first six months of life, I was committed to do my best to breastfeed exclusively during that period. I almost hit the six month mark for both of… Continue reading How I Weaned my Toddlers off Breast Milk
Grandmothers! Don't we just love them in this time when we make them grandmothers? But sometimes...just sometimes... See, if you have given birth in Ghana, you immediately know what I am talking about. At the time our mothers gave birth to us, there were stories. These stories were handed down to them by their mothers… Continue reading Grandmothers: Our Nurses at Home
All my life, the picture that has been painted around me has been a tiring pregnancy, a PAINFUL labour and a happily ever after with the new baby. It was like labour and delivery brought an end to it all. I was SHOCKED that it was just the beginning. Sigh. I realised very quickly that… Continue reading Postpartum : When Baby is finally Here
Labour pains. We've all heard about it. It's probably the most talked-about pain in the world and many believe there's no other pain that can be compared to it. Two babies later, what is my judgement? Well, let's talk about my experience first. I had almost the same experience with both babies... let's say they… Continue reading Am I in Labour???
Number 2! Growing up, I always thought parents sit down to carefully plan how they want their kids spaced and their body responds to this plan. Ha! I now know that only one thing makes babies so you can't be "walking" that path and think a baby can't be made. Did I say growing up… Continue reading Yes, Mummy! You are pregnant.
In honour of World Breastfeeding Week 2019 which began last week Thursday and ends today, I am finally making a comeback 🙈. Yes, it's been so long. Greatest apologies! There's number 2 now 😃 and several other changes I had to adjust to but hopefully, I won't abandon my Mummy stories anymore. Once you've… Continue reading Exclusive Breastfeeding : Can I do it?