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22/04/2013 at 17:20
Hurrah! I am finally on the laptop!
Hepburn and Bluewater have put me to shame with their quick updates as I've been awol for over 3 weeks now. Congratulations to you both ladies! Need to write my birth story still, it didn't really go to plan though and I am a little worried about wanting a sibling for A and going through the last few weeks again Stitches are NOT fun!
Apart from being sleep deprived all is ok, A is just perfect and I still can't believe this little miracle is mine! Why does nobody warn you about the first few weeks after birth?! It's sooooo tough! Amazing but bl00dy hard work! BFing didn't go well at first but we persevered and now seem to be getting there, he's gaining weight after quite a big drop so I am really happy.H has been truly amazing, he's taken to being a dad so well and I am so proud of him...he was also an absolute rock during my labour. A's grandparents and family absolutely adore him and all our friends are desperate to see him which is nice. I'm just starting to get out and about a bit more but only to places where I can BF easily (feeding cafe at hospital) until I feel more confident.Slowly getting there and starting to feel more like myself again albeit on MUCH less sleep! Man alive I wish you could bank sleep!
Here's a couple of pics for you and I know I'll be picking your brains soon! I tell you what though, what I've learnt on here has definitely helped me out so far! Please don't quote as I may remove the photos soon thanks xxx
A few minutes old:
My beautiful boy!
22/04/2013 at 17:30
He is so scrumptious - congratulations!!!
22/04/2013 at 17:38
Glad your all doing well hun and my word he is adorable!!x
22/04/2013 at 17:40
How amazing do you look in that pic Mrs? I love first pics...the love in the Mum's eyes is always so clear!!
The thought of ever doing newborn sleep deprived days again terrifies me...but it is so worth every second! Enjoy A...he's scrummy! X
22/04/2013 at 17:54
Beautiful!! You'll forget about the discomfort of stitches in no time so baby number 2 will be an easy decision (promise!) Glad to see you back here and doing so well xx
22/04/2013 at 17:58
He's gorgeous! Glad your getting out more and hope your stitches are healing ok now. I had the sane problem and it does get much better I can assure you. Although I'm not sure about number 2 ;)
22/04/2013 at 18:01
Glad all is settling down, even if on less sleep :)
22/04/2013 at 18:48
Ahh NL he's a real little stunner isn't he? He's a lucky little guy to have you as his mummy x
22/04/2013 at 19:01
Gorgeous, Congratulations! Yes those first few weeks (months in fact!) are really tough! You survive on less sleep than you can ever imagine. But it does get easier eventually, honest!
22/04/2013 at 19:22
Omg, he's a smasher!
22/04/2013 at 19:26
Good to see you back, sounds like you are doing amazingly well. I too am suffering the stiches they don't tell you just how long it takes to heal do they?! sleep banking now that would be good!!
22/04/2013 at 19:37
congrats again, hes lovely! x
22/04/2013 at 19:39
He is beautfiul! Many many congratulations
22/04/2013 at 19:55
Thank you x
22/04/2013 at 19:57
Glad to hear all is going well- totally agree sleep deprivation is the worst, but it will get easier! He is lovely x
22/04/2013 at 20:03
Congrats again. He is gorgeous x
22/04/2013 at 20:33
Glad to hear you are doing ok NL and your little miracle is just perfect :) he's so cute! Congrats again xxx
22/04/2013 at 20:40
He's gorgeous, congratulations!
23/04/2013 at 18:27
I somehow missed this earlier - he's absolutely gorgeous! COngratulations again x
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