889 days of breastfeeding – What I learnt and what I wish I’d known

Our son was born early – not the kind of early, thankfully, that means heartrending weeks of incubators, monitoring and uncertainty –  but early enough that our breastfeeding relationship got off to an extremely rocky start. I’d always planned to breastfeed, but while antenatal classes had prepared me and my partner well for the birth, … Continue reading 889 days of breastfeeding – What I learnt and what I wish I’d known

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Baby monkeys know what’s what – an unusual case for babywearing

We have ‘worn’ our son (using different soft slings and woven wraps as he’s grown) since he was three days old and still do, now he’s two, when we’re out and about, or at home on clingy, cuddly days. We would have worn him earlier had we been more prepared for his arrival. It was … Continue reading Baby monkeys know what’s what – an unusual case for babywearing