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Month: September 2017

Where has my little baby gone? 

Where has my little baby gone? 

It’s such a cliché, but time with a baby really does go fast. Everyone tells you it does, but you don’t really understand until it happens to you. The past 5 months have been the quickest ones of my life and I’ve found myself getting more than a little nostalgic recently. I’ve recently and finally felt able to look at all the pictures of us in hospital after Joseph was born, and I’m stunned that he was so small and…

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Who am I now? 

Who am I now? 

Before I had Joseph I knew I would change, but I didn’t quite grasp just how I would lose my identity and gain a new, unfamiliar one. It’s been a struggle adjusting to being this new person, and to be honest a lot of the time I feel a bit detached from things, like I’m on autopilot. That could be down to how I feel about the birth, but could just be down to being a new mum. Looking back…

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When sadness turns to anger 

When sadness turns to anger 

From the moment I got out of hospital after giving birth, I’ve felt so much sadness about everything that happened there. This sadness has been with me every day and is crippling at times. However, recently I’ve become aware of a change in how I am viewing what happened during Joseph’s birth and I only realised it the other day when I was having a therapy session. I’ve been having CBT for the past 6 weeks and I’m finally starting…

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