Looking back at 6 months with Grumpy Baby

A look back at 6 months with Grumpy Baby

So, it’s been 6 months since a small, damp Grumpy Baby was unceremoniously dumped onto my chest, where she lay looking rather confused. In those first few hours I think it’s fair to say that I was also confused most of the time, confused and scared. I had no real clue how to feed, burp or change her and I was scared of hurting her when I changed her clothes. I had to beg the night staff at the hospital to show me how to do everything and I was constantly worried that she was spitting up too much, sleeping […]

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Review: Sudocrem Care & Protect

Sudocrem care and protect nappy cream review

About Sudocrem Care & Protect Sudocrem Care & Protect is a nappy cream to be used at every change. The cream provides a barrier layer on your babies skin which helps prevents rubbing, nappy rash and infection. This particular nappy cream advertises triple protection in the form of a protective barrier, skin conditioning and a guard against infection. My review of Sudocrem Care & Protect You can’t be a parent without being very familiar with the constant battle of nappy changing and with it the job of slathering various creams and ointments on your baby’s nether regions! Since having Baby […]

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Fed is best – Why I chose to bottle feed my baby over breast feeding

Why I chose bottle feeding over breast feeding

“You don’t know her circumstances, maybe she couldn’t breast feed” “Maybe she can’t breast feed for medical reasons” “Some women just can’t breast feed” “You should have breast fed, then you wouldn’t have to carry so much stuff”   These are all things that have been said to me or about me over the past 5 months since Baby was born. You see, I chose to bottle feed from Birth. Yes, you read that right, I chose to bottle feed. There were no extenuating circumstances, I didn’t fail at breast feeding and my boobs work just fine, thanks for asking. […]

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10 things I did differently than planned with Baby

10 things I did differently than planed with Baby www.grumpymum.co.uk

Back before Grumpy Baby entered the world I had some very definite ideas about how I would raise her and what I would and wouldn’t do. I’d read all the books and thought I knew everything! Once Baby arrived I like many, many mums before me, had to learn that the reality of having a baby is very different from the black and white teachings of the baby books. So here are a few of the things that I have done completely differently than planned. 1.Dummys Before Baby was born: I’ve written an entire post on this HERE, but in […]

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