Monthly Archives: November 2012

Crib Sheet For Visitors

Just a few words for grandparents, in-laws, helpful relatives, friends, healthcare professionals and strangers on the street. Thanks to all the lovely mamas who contributed. Things To Say to New Mums How are you getting on? What’s changed since I …

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Let Myself Love

I hold your sleeping body Cocooned in the crook of my arm Examine your crinkly lids Alien feet Rosebud lips “Why don’t you put her down dear? Get some rest yourself?’ But, for now, I’m going to let myself love you I rock your tense, taut body Cont…

Walking Womb

In my last post, I talked about the importance of immersing yourself in the bubble that surrounds you and your baby in the early weeks. For you, scary and uncertain as this time is, allowing the new role of mother to wash over you and for your oth…