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
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.
I remember it as a quiet Saturday morning in March. Hubby and I began the day by attending the Baptism of the son of a friend who had given birth in January. It was nice to see my "future". Lol. When we got home, I quickly sacked hubby. No boys (men allowed!) Hehe. Shortly after,… Continue reading Baby Shower!!!
So if you have been enjoying the joyful secret that is only between you, your husband, family and a few friends, there shall surely come that time when the secret shall be no more. Like the Bible says, everything that is hidden shall be revealed. [refer to Luke 8:17] Once the first trimester is over,… Continue reading Yikes, My Pregnancy is Showing!
This is a part of a series of blog posts sharing my experiences as a young Ghanaian working mother. I looked for a Ghanaian voice as I walked this journey but barely found any so I have decided to share to begin a conversation among others in this beautiful journey. This is the fourth in… Continue reading Resources I Used During Pregnancy
Most of, if not every resource on pregnancy will tell you the first trimester is the most critical stage. This is when the baby's body structure and organs are formed. A very delicate time it is and also the time when most miscarriages happen. Interestingly enough, it is the time when no one knows you… Continue reading The Early Weeks of Pregnancy
Okay. It seems I created a wrong impression among my audience with my first post. So point of correction. This is not a story of the present. This is a story of a journey that began last year. My baby is now a big man. Lol. So, two days after that Sunday, we found our… Continue reading Antenatal Care
This is a part of a series of blog posts sharing my experiences as a young Ghanaian working mother. I looked for a Ghanaian voice as I walked this journey but barely found any so I have decided to share to begin a conversation among others in this beautiful journey. This is the first in… Continue reading The Beginning