A phrase exclaimed by the fictional lead, Dr Sam Beckett, of the great sci-fi drama 'Quantum Leap', was something I felt like saying in the early days of fatherhood and still do now, but less so nowadays. I now stare at my gorgeously cute 14 week daughter as she plays on her bouncy chair, plays … Continue reading Oh boy!
We did our penultimate and ultimate cycles without too much hassle. Everytime E used the breast pump, which made her look like a fembot from the Austin Powers film, I had to take the labelled bottle to be put in a fridge for 3 hours, which was on the other side of the ward. A … Continue reading ‘We have a plan!’ – Readmission part 3
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
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