Sleep... That is all I want to do...
Little I seems to want more and more milk making her feeding sessions during the night longer and my sleep shorter. I'm lucky of she goes 3hrs and then spends at least an hour, if not more feeding. It would be fine if the toddler didn't then wake up at 7am full of energy and an overwhelming need to kiss the baby (waking the baby). I can't believe how much harder it is with two...
Despite Little I turning two weeks yesterday she is still jaundice so we haven't been signed off from the midwife yet. She put on 40g in 4 days last week so she has nearly regained all of the 100g she lost after birth. We are going through a stupid amount of nappies a day as she poos constantly and I refuse to leave her in a dirty happy for more than ten minutes. Last night we did six happy changes in an hour and a half...
My C section scar isn't feeling great at one end where they tied off my stitches so I'm generally really uncomfortable and attempting a trip out in the car was a mistake as every bump hurt more than the last. Luckily switching feeding positions from rugby ball to cross body seems to be helping my cracked nipples and my boobs are being emptied so regularly they ache but that is better than them feeling like they may explode!
The health visitor is coming today and I am excited to see how much weight she has put on and get her red book - If i'm still awake when she arrives!
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.