At one point you’ll probably start crying louder than the baby. There will be moments you wished you never had a child. You’ll start questioning your skills as a parent or why you became a parent in the first place. You will find yourself screaming at the baby or nobody in particular.
I don’t want to write about what comprises breastfeeding; that’s not my area of expertise. But I want to spread the word and say, “hey, there’s help available.” Reach out BEFORE the baby comes along. Child birth is a much shorter event than breastfeeding. If there is so much awareness on giving birth, imagine the talks we should have about feeding the baby.
The thing was, at two and a half months Z had never been bottle fed. We had two options – first, vaati-chammach (spoon and bowl), this was a tried and tested method but Z was two days old when it was tried last by the nurses at the hospital. Second – the bottle. Though, we were very reluctant to employ this method…
I mentioned in my first post that I will write about the importance of keeping a hospital bag ready with … More
What an experience, to hold a minute-old baby in your arms. Something so pure and pristine; completely oblivious of this vicious … More