Sleep deprivation: Readmission part 2

I am currently sat in a cafe up the road from the hospital having eaten a panini and had a flat white. 🥙☕️ Since readmission, we have started the 3 hour feeding regime: Breastfeeding for 20 mins Give expressed breast milk (EBM) taken earlier and done in arrears Give formula milk Express breast milk from … Continue reading Sleep deprivation: Readmission part 2

Readmission

Despite everything appearing to have gone well when we left yesterday, when the Community Midwife came today and checked the baby's weight, it had fallen approximately 12%. The cut off at day 3 is 10%, which meant our baby needed readmission to the postnatal ward for a blood check and a feeding schedule. E was … Continue reading Readmission

Book recommendation for expectant Dad’s

I thoroughly recommend this book to any expectant Dad's. I've found that Expectant Dad books seem to fall into 2 camps: jokey & laddy or not. This is the latter. This doesn't treat being an expectant Dad like one big joke. It treats pregnancy seriously and doesn't infantilise the men. I'm reading the relevant chapters … Continue reading Book recommendation for expectant Dad’s