What is normal for breastfeeding?

So as I sit here with my Tommee Tippee breast pump mooing at me (no honestly it sounds like an actual cow) trying to pacify a wriggling baby, I wonder is breastfeeding really for me? Now I keep saying I am failing at breastfeeding, but that really isn’t true, I’m succeeding at breastfeeding just in … Continue reading What is normal for breastfeeding?

What is normal for labour?

Pregnancy is incredibly tiring so tiring I felt like I had to sleep permanently, especially while I was at work. Working as a nurse doing three to four long days a week. A long day consists of 7am-7:30pm and often beyond 7:30pm depending on what is occurring at work, for example is a patient has … Continue reading What is normal for labour?

What is normal for being an old lady in your 20’s?

One thing that my friends and family generally laugh at me for, is how old I am, maybe this comes from the "nursing" territory, but generally I feel that I am becoming more and more like my mamma everyday (apart from having vascular dementia, though sometimes baby brain is pretty close). My main old lady … Continue reading What is normal for being an old lady in your 20’s?

What is normal for the middle of pregnancy?

I've never reached the middle before, so everything is very new to me! After loosing one baby you feel like you have no right to complain about the many bad side effects of pregnancy, especially when everybody who has been pregnant is telling you how wonderful pregnancy is and how much they loved being pregnant. … Continue reading What is normal for the middle of pregnancy?

What is normal for having a miscarriage?

When I first had my miscarriage I was often told to write about it. I did, in the form of a blog, I had always thought about blogging but was always to lazy to do it. Turns out writing straight out of an emotional hell hole is far too much for me. I felt like … Continue reading What is normal for having a miscarriage?

What is normal for working Christmas?

So I am not working actual Christmas day this year! I didn't work Christmas day last year either, so I am incredibly lucky. Though it may have something to do with the fact that my boss feels bad for me as I did loose my baby this year. Still I feel that I should have … Continue reading What is normal for working Christmas?

What is normal for a 27 year old woman?

Quite frankly I don't know. For me my normality is sitting in my half finished house worrying about everything. Currently my number one biggest worry, which most of my other worries are based around, is being pregnant. My second biggest worry is my job (goodness knows how I haven't shriveled into a emotional drained shrub). … Continue reading What is normal for a 27 year old woman?