The Gallery: Babies
Dec03

The Gallery: Babies

When I saw the theme on this week’s Gallery was ‘babies’, what else could I share but pictures of my own three babies? They’re still my babies now, of course, but I’ve chosen to share pictures of them when they were absolutely brand new! And I thought I might as well throw in some bumps too. All of my babies were born naturally, after straightforward pregnancies. The only intervention I had was having my...

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More on babies and birth
Jan03

More on babies and birth

Babies and birth are a mystery – even to those of us who have given birth. So if you’re 4 3/4, there are an awful lot of unanswered questions. Here’s just some of them… LG age 4 1/2: Does the baby get dirty in the Mummy’s tummy from the food? LG age 4 3/4: Why does a baby get its food from its little thumb? B1 age 4 3/4 (on first seeing his baby sister naked): What’s that? Me: It’s her sort of...

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More on pregnancy and birth aka babies and minnies
Aug27

More on pregnancy and birth aka babies and minnies

Some more of the mysteries of birth, babies, and ‘minnies’. All from my daughter, aged 5. Mummy, did you need a wee when your baby was coming? Did your baby come out of your minnie? Why can’t you have a baby when you’re a Grandma? What if you were swimming and your baby came out of your minnie? I don’t even remember coming out of your minnie. Do the boys remember it? When you were little, did you ask...

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