Breastfeeding is hard…

Yesterday I had a chat with my new breastfeeding consultant. Actually, she was one of the boob-ladies that I saw after having Dylan but she is new to me this time round.  SHe has also helped a friend of mine who also has IGT so she is fully genned up on the condition, which was... Continue Reading →

Sharing Eilys

A few weeks ago during my counselling course I had a total shitter of a time due to one member of the group being a little overly critical of me as a person without really trying to get to know me. It threw me into a bit of a tail spin and I found it... Continue Reading →

Eilys’ Experience List

I wanted to write this blog post on what should have been Eilys' 2nd birthday. Today is going to be a really sad day but I am going to try to make it a positive one too. Yes, today should have been her 2nd birthday and it is heartbreakingly sad that she isn't with us... Continue Reading →

My Lactation Flapjack Recipe

When I was trying my darnest to boob feed Dylan (see here and here for full tale) I tried most things in order to get my stoopid breastickles to make more milk. I read a lot of guff on the internet about trying this and that to get more milk and some things worked a... Continue Reading →

A New Normal 

After Eilys' diagnosis and then after she died I was painfully aware that to a lot of people that would become my tagline. "Oh that's Emma... you know the one who has the terminally ill baby" or "Emma... Emma whose baby died". I didn't want that to be the case and I certainly didn't want... Continue Reading →

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