The story of Lilly and baby Oscar

  Pregnancy – 37 weeks and 5 days pregnant, four stone heavier and still another four weeks until birth.  Feeling very sore and achy but crazily excited!


Pregnancy – 37 weeks and 5 days pregnant, four stone heavier and still another four weeks until birth. Feeling very sore and achy but crazily excited!

Just born – After 33 hours of labour and a birth that did not go as planned, our little man arrived safe and well.  My ‘huge’ baby was 7lb 1oz and we were ecstatic.

Just born – After 33 hours of labour and a birth that did not go as planned, our little man arrived safe and well. My ‘huge’ baby was 7lb 1oz and we were ecstatic.

Sleepy days – After cluster feeds all through the evening and very sleepless nights, we spent many of our early days snoozing on the sofa.

Sleepy days – After cluster feeds all through the evening and very sleepless nights, we spent many of our early days snoozing on the sofa.

First bottle – I found expressing really difficult and Oscar absolutely hated the bottle. We quickly decided that it was not worth the stress and upset.

First bottle – I found expressing really difficult and Oscar absolutely hated the bottle. We quickly decided that it was not worth the stress and upset.

Breastfeeding – Seven weeks old and after a difficult start which was full of self-doubt, I finally felt breastfeeding was established.

Breastfeeding – Seven weeks old and after a difficult start which was full of self-doubt, I finally felt breastfeeding was established.

Baby Led Weaning – Six months old and the start of our brilliant, but very very messy, baby led weaning journey.

Baby Led Weaning – Six months old and the start of our brilliant, but very very messy, baby led weaning journey.

14 months – my little man and my best friend, I can’t wait to do it all again.

14 months – my little man and my best friend, I can’t wait to do it all again.