Roman was born at 9:54am, he was taken to intensive care at 7:43pm - I remember the time so vividly as I had to sign for my beautiful newborn baby to be taken away from me.
Often the condition associated with the lovely Duchess of Cambridge...This completely debilitating condition was present in both my pregnancies and continues to affect me almost 2 years after my sons birth.
Everywhere you look whether its on social media or on the front of a newspaper in your local street, you get opinions. Professional opinions, mum opinions, dad opinions, people who don’t have kids opinions!
Well-meaning but unhelpful advice like ‘sleep when the baby sleeps’ and ‘ask for help’ just don’t cut it. So how can a new parent expect to sleep in the early weeks and what will help?
I used to think all births would be like 'one born every minute'...It was only with the birth of my first son I realised very quickly that a) it takes longer than an hour and b) birth is certainly not 'straight forward'
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