It seems trite to say that when you have a baby (or babies) your life changes, because it just seems so obvious. Of course life is going to change. But no-one tells you that you might not like those changes. Continue reading
My friend looked across the dinner table and said in answer to being asked what it was like to have a baby – ‘it changes it your life’. It is only now looking back that I realise what the expression on his face was. Ambivalence. Continue reading
Hormones. Essential perhaps, but how do they play havoc with the body…
Looking back over the last 18 months, I can now see how terribly hormonal I was. I have the utmost admiration for MultiDaddy for dealing with me. Wow, was I a mess.
The most hormonal phase (I now realise) was the first few MONTHS after the birth. Continue reading
Once you (or your partner) gets pregnant you’ll hear a lot about ‘baby brain’ – not having babies on the brain, but the ability of pregnancy to make the most rational and logical of us absent-minded and forgetful. Continue reading
Afterninemonths is about life – with babies. But the truth about this life, not the sugar-coated version that most people/books/films/society seem to project. I hope to include the things I wish someone had told me before I embarked on this phase of my life.
So let’s begin at the beginning, pregnancy. Continue reading