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i,m back been very busy this week my wee girl started playschool this week she had a ball i,ve found it odd not having my girl around but i,m getting use to it now i hope ur all well i,m taking the wee to ballpit today 2 pass so time yay
well I have been busy with the house again as I do the catch up at weekends as I teach all week. Hubby helps there as I wouldnt have it any other way as it is I work he works so we both do it. Hate it but needs doing LOL!!!!!!
I'm wondering what I'll do once the youngest lad goes off to high school as I will be so bored.
I might do an OU course on teaching or refresh my English and Maths as they are a bit rusty but I know what I am doing. I love numbers strange lass I am so an accountant course as well sounds dandy too
Hark me eh thinking of the future already ah well at the mo they are dreams and some dreams might just come true.
So I will be back to this as a natter and a coffee appeal to me but I will still do the catch up on here to. Seens I'm in this bit a lot catching up. Love it.
Pollock House quite boring TBH. All about the art, not very gripping for a liitle person.
Grounds are nice, Burrell Collection there too. Mountain bike trails etc.
Culzean has got gorgeous grounds, Irvinemum. Lots of space to run around and explore. we go there a lot
There is an activity running at moment for members where you have to find four Gnashers (from the Beano) at each Scottish property. We are half way to the goodie bag. Will get the others when we're on holiday up north
I'm new to this site and was just wondering if any mums meet up in the Irvine Area at all? I live in Lawthorn and don't know many folk from here, as I'm originally from Clydebank and moved to Irvine 6 years ago when I got married. Just had a little girl 3.5 months ago and feel a wee bit isolated.
Have heard through my health visitor that there is a baby/toddler group in Lanfine Halls - does anyone attend this group? It would be lovely to meet up as I'm kind of just stuck in the house most days, although I do take the little one to the park when it's nice outside - but so far I've not met any local mums at all and it would be great company for me and the little one (so she could babble to other little folk
We are trying to get a meet-up going, but it is a bit chaotic at the moment. we tend to spend more time chatting here
Parent & Toddler groups are a good way to meet mums in your area. Hope you have fun if you go.
I go to a Parent & Child swimming class at Auchenharvie, if that's something that interests you? It's nursery rhymes in the water, basically getting the babies used to being in the water. Thursdays 1-1.30. My dd is 3 now, but there are smaller babies go, from 10 weeks.
Hope everyone else is well, and I'll catch up soon, x
wow a baby in our midsts awwww how cute and welcome aboard folks more the merrier.
I'm not Irvine myself but I do travel. I'm Kilmarnock Homeschooling the now with a 12 year so we have a lot of different ages here which is nice. 12 year lad will be returning to school in a few weeks as this is his wish.
I'd say go along to the mother and baby group and see how you fit in and take it from there Andrea if you dont like it try another as I found some can be a bit OTT at times and some of the mums have made friends and dont want another in the mix but do try and get out more.
if you feel isolated at all even that walk to the park and this is a tip for you smile at everyone they may think your a nutter but you'll feel so much better in yourself too.
whats pirate petes are we talking star hen as I have never been myself any good at all as lad might be 12 but relates much better to younger ones and is such a great helper to them ask Macdog. So if we went he wouldnt feel out of place as such.
Mac and Irvinemum our numbers are growing.WOOHOO!!!!!!
So how is everyone then as my lad hasnt shut up now for 3 days at least he slept last night maybe the ritalin is working after all.Its the no stop chattering he is doing that is a tad much the now. I am sending him to the hubbies work the mora. LOL!!!!!
Thank you very kindly for the lovely welcomeand thanks for the great advice, I will give the Baby and Toddler group a whirl, although I do have to say I'm a tad shy until I get to know folk a little better , it's weird considering I work for the NHS and talk to various different folk throughout the day, or did do until I went on Mat leave!!
I would love to give the Parent and Child swimming classes a go, but I have no idea where Auchenharvie it is and sadly I don't drive (except my husband up the wall...occasionally. Is it far away?
Andrea, Mac doesnt drive either just uses the buses but a bit different as her wee one is 3 now your wee one is 3 months. So a buggy would be a bit of a bugger getting on and off unless you have a sling that is. then all good. Mind you'll still be mastering a wee one and all that entails with it. How are you in yourself hen enjoying the baby moments or wishing for sleep or even both. Is there not a swimming pool in Irvine at all. We have the Gallon here in Kilmarnock they'll do the parent and child swimming as well. Bit of a trek again for you.
I think its different if its your job Andrea and having to talk to folks and doing it to complete strangers at a M&B meet.
Mac he has chattered for nearly 2 hours tonight but at least it isnt drivel. He has told me all about the TARDIS and why its bigger on the inside than out now that was very interesting and I was asking him how he knew this and he was telling me so not all bad, but its all the time you have to be there but guess what he is asleep WOOHOO. I think he ran out of steam tonight. LOL!!!!!
We sat and read as well which he loves now as he does voices like his mam yup I am a nutter officially as thats what I do hey I have a mean Dr Who voice well he is Scottish after all.
I usually end up with all the kids round me when I read as they say they love the voices I do as it makes the book more real aww bless em eh.
Oh and I thought I had lost me phone Mac some git had nicked it so I had to shut it down and now am awaiting another but all numbers are stored to sim so still have your numbers thank god.
Now I need to go off to asda again oh the joys not as we need shorts for a lass as our machine isnt working now that is another story all together.
hi omg it,s getting busy on here hi mac hi dolly hi andrea hi any1 else we have try and meet up soon we all seem near by i know lawthorn well i got lost there few times ages ago as the other know i,m alway get lost lawthorn bit out the way u must feel alone sometime if i stayed there i would be im sure there playgroup near by u and how r u dolly well i hope and macdog how,s ur week been now the wee back at school
Just got the wee one of to sleep at long last, absolutely shattered and I've got to be up bright and early tomorrow as I've got a GP appointment - hair is falling out and going bald as a bandicoot Not fun when your only 34 and have semi long hair!!
I totally agree DollyPS - it is totally different when I'm doing my job (talking), I could talk the ear off a dead donkey. But it's really great having some folk to "chat" to on here - all my friends either live in Dumbarton/ Clydebank / Glasgow and where I live, it's not very easy if you don't drive!!
Mac and my husband would get along famously -hubbie is an avid Doc Who fanatic - me I still get the heebie-jeebies at the Dalieks (SP?)and some other freaky characters
Love having my little one - she's just adorable, infact so does everyone else, thought that I would have to hire a security team to watch out for her when I was in the Mat Unit - everyone wanted to pinch her - but this title only goes to my mother - in -law who we've nicked named "The baby thief", every opportunity she get's she's got the bub in her arms, she even uses stealth mode when others are having a wee cuddle I'm feeling not too bad, although over the past few weeks have been particuarly stressful, husband was admitted to X-house with Pericarditis (inflammation of the sac that surrounds the heart) - very scary indeed - no wonder me hair is falling out!!
Anyway guys, I'm hitting the hay as up at 6.30am and no doubt bub will want her milky milk during the early hours of the morning...what joy
Andrea its my lad that is the Dr Who fan hen and he is only 12. He has ADHD and Tourettes so we leave him with his obsession as it isnt harming anyone. Well if you want to listen to him for 2 hours solid. Your hubby would love that. LOL!!!!!
by the way the hair front its to do with the pregnancy hormones leaving and of course stress with Hubby.
Hope he is on the mend hen as that must of been really scary for you both.
Awww thats lovely you have a good bond with your MIL. Mine hates me sadly but I wont bore you with the details maybe at a later date.
right of to wake hubby from couch for bed me thinks.
Things dont seem to stop lol. This is the first chance ive had time to MN in days. Just seems to be appointments etc constantly at the moment lol. Pirate petes is fab and they have a mini putting round outside aswell. I like it cos dd cant escape and can spend ages without even seeing her lol so i get piece to read for a bit why she uses up all her energy
Hope everyone is well today? I kinda guessed that Mac was your wee boy - he'd still get on with hubby though - Doctor Who daft!!
Y'know it's just grand being able to sit down for 5 minutes or so and have a wee quick natter to everyone - it's like a breath of fresh air, don't get me wrong I chit chat to hubby all the time, but it's especially nice chatting to other ladies who've had kiddie winkles and understand motherhood Yay for you all:O
Well, went to see a rather handsome trainee doctor today - he took what seemed like lots of blood samples (probably to test for thyroid / hormonal imbalances) so have a smashing great bruise on my arm...will have to slather it in arnica cream tonight! He didn't exactly say why my hair was falling out all over the place - but he did prescribe me some lovely steroid lotion...I just hope it works and my flowing hair returns to it's original state (which possibly resembles a birds nest
Thanks Macdog for the water baby info - will certainly look into it - will first have to get body in shape before I bare anything to the world. I put on 3.5 stone whilst pregnant (I was originally 8st 10lbs) and as skinny as can be - infact I looked like a bean pole, as I'm 5ft 7.5in tall - have lost most of the weight I put on (now only 9.5stone) and look frightfully thin - *note to self - must stuff chops with lots of fatty foods)but the strech marks are horrible - thank god they're on my botty
Well must go and clean the house whilst the cherub is asleep...bliss!
hi girl i hope all is well sound like it aww hair i loss my hair after i had my girl it will grown back hun i have wild hair anyway yay every1 seem so busy i,m back at college tomrrow so i may be on as much but i will try get on a catch up with u all u lovely mums
they do look fab hen. All cosy and dry against the elements. Bet she loved it being out in her finery and the wellies.
We wear wellies here a lot seeing as its a farm and there is muck everywhere and its easier to have them on and take of at the door.
Owl was out again god that screaming it does is a bit creepy at times. The baby bats are coming along.
We have feral kittens as well and are trying to catch them to give to cat protection as its getting cold of a night now and the winter is coming and I dont want them out in that cold weather.
So manic here again. Lads and Lass say hi by the way. Asking after your wee one as well bless em.
They all want to know when we are meeting up again as they loved it. Need to keep an eye out on the press for the things next year eh, but in the meantime we will have to organize something sooner for a blether and the kids can play away to their hearts content.
Ooohh DollyPS do you live on a farm? If so do you have little wee lambs (they'll probably be bigger now) It's been a life long ambition of mine to feed or hold a wee lamb...they're my favourite animal next to baby elephants....get's major excited
Will try and eat as healthy as possible - I looked at my baby bible and it mentions that you have to take at least 1000 extra calories per day if your breast feeding - which I kind of am....cos I've been so poorly with so many cold over the past few months my left booby has gone AWOL, but the right one is still going strong - so I compliment the little ones feeds with some powdered baby milk - it's not what I would have liked though - I really miss not being able to breast feed her on the left booby
We live just past the Lawthorn farm pub - and it's a wee tad spooky round our bit too -I nearly had an eye out the other evening when a bat flew just above my head, there is also a few owls too, when they twitt - a -woo, it reminds me of horror movies, there's also the cow's mooing and the sheep baaa baaing, it's a bit annoying especially when it's 4:00am. Funny thing happened a few months back, think it might have been in January at some point...I was walking down the road to the bus stop and there's this big massive grassy verge on the other side of the road - you're all going to wet yourselves at this bit...so I'm walking along in almost pitch blackness and I see this white thing on the grassy verge, first I thought it was a Polar bear then as I get closer I thought it was a sheep (that had escaped from the farm)....but once I was up close enough I discovered it was a little horse that had decided to run amok...hubby thought I was winding him up when I called him to phone the farmer and tell him the bleedin' thing had gone on the rampage!!..Polar bear indeed
Well have been up since 6:00am and I'm now a wee bit on the tired side - so I'll say nighty night to you all. xx
How has your left boob went AWOL hen sorry I am such a nosy bugger here. Isnt there a breastfeeding advisor near you for a helping hand or is that not what happens now. I have heard they are cutting services everywhere and my last child is 12 now so a bit rusty in that department.
supplamenting the feeds doesnt make you a failure hen you have done good rememeber that.
Polar Bear eh in Scotland PMSL!!!!!! Poor horse was most likely scared shitless.
Our farm isnt a working one anymore hen hasnt been for 7 or 8 years now but there is cows in the field for the other farms here. Mostly milking ones here.
If you hear the twit a woo there is 2 owls about and bats are an endangered species now so you cant touch or move them.
Lad loves his Owl as is a gorse little bugger and watches her go in for the kill. Yuck. He also loves the bats as the babies are now flying and he can hear them I cant but he can and goes out to them. I hate bats but I endure them for the lad. He has done essays on them and knows loads of facts.
Oh when its lambing season ask the farmer if you can help out but you'll never do it again as it stinks to high heaven. I helped out a long time ago now and it was lovely to see them born but not the smell it was disgusting.
We needed the farm because of the size of house as we are a large family and we have a lot of dogs here to. We are what you'd call a blended family or step family. hectic here as always but I love it most of the time LOL!!!!!!
Well DollyPS, possibly the reason why my left booby went AWOL is that I've had so many colds over the past few months, the last one was particularly quite bad (thought I had the piggy flu) so I've just been drained of energy which resulted in a poor milk flow - there might be a breastfeeding counsellor in my area, not very sure, would have to ask Health Visitor - but I think it's too late now for any kind of resurrection Booby doesn't even produce anything, even if I use the breast pump...still all is not lost, the right one is fine and dandy, so this get's used on a regular basis along with top up bottle feeds!
Bats don't bother me so much -we've got a few nesting in one of the neighbours alcoves of her house, I see it quite reguarly - haven't told neighbour though, I'm sure she'd freak out if she knew .
Forgive me for asking, do you foster kids? - if so, I think this is such a great thing to do and well done for doing it, requires lots of zing I would imagine
I know, the Polar bear story always raises a few smiles from a few folk...it's so embarrassing, but in all honesty, it was pitch black and all I could see was this white thing wandering about D'oh!
Bidding everyone a lovely day what ever your all doing
Dont foster hen just took on OH kids along with mine and dont faint we have 10 between us. so thats 5 each and we have 6 sometimes 7 staying with us. 3 have flown the nest. Hence the bigger property and its rented as the council dont do 5 bedroom properties. They also wouldnt put 2 houses together as some of the kids could leave the house and should apply for their own homes as if as some where not ready for that at all but did they listen did they feck. So the private sector for us all the way. Sorry to hear that you have been really poorly as that does bugger up milk supply. If you get a good un from the breastfeeding whatsits they may be able to get the other boob working I say maybe here.
Mac they wolfhounds are huge but still chuckling at you thinking it was a pony though
Mine was thinking that I could see a baby in the field naked I might add and it turn out to be a plastic bag. See our eyes play tricks on us.
swimming eh havent been in years and need to go back as its the best exercise even if your faffing about with the kids in the water. LOL!!!!!!
Hope eveyone is having a fab day now catch up later
Have no idea were you get the energy from DollyPS - I'm tired all the time just looking after my wee precious bundle of absolute joy - she's now started to roll about the place - she can also stand (assisted) so I doubt she'll be crawling for long before she's up and scooting about the place..help me boab!
Going to try and put her new cotbed up at the weekend...should be a laugh
How was your day at college irvinemum? Thank you macdog for the great advice re: breastfeeding in ACH will certainly try and get along there to see if they can do anything with this darned booby, may I just say that you know absolutely heaps of info...and I know absolutely squat I sure do have baby brain!!
Little one is fast asleep since 12noon and it's now 2:18pm best go and get things organised for her as she'll be extra hungry when she wakes up...possibly a bit grumpy too, as she's teething. Catch up with you all soon
I went to a (sadly defunct) BF group here when dd was little. It was a big help even just to sit and have a natter. I ran a Toddler group for a while last year, so got to know the sorts of things that are going on around the area.
If I hear of anything going on, I'll put it up here. I like to keep my ear to the ground
Hope everyone has had a great weekend Been very busy this weekend, tried and failed to get the wee one's cotbed up....house looked like a bomb site, so hubby took the bub to see grandma and grandpa for the day whilst I blitzed the house back into some kind of shape, which resulted in me breaking my back in half...anyone know of a good chiropractor
Also have to organise the Christening, who to invite and who not to invite...it's a bit like our wedding - left out my snooty 2nd cousin (man...she really is soooo snooty) and even to this day (6 years later) she still doesn't talk to me which suits me fine! She never invited us whenever her children got married and we never seen her anyway, except when it was Xmas and she sent a card...even that has now stopped...Ha'ra! Do you think I'm being a tad mean??
Anyway hubby will have to carry me to bed (anyone'd think it was my honeymoon), but I can barely stand, never mind walk as back is about to give out on me
Awww thanks for the info re: Chiropractors, was just having a bit of a moan though, the job that I do in the NHS involves dealing with these sort of things on a daily basis sadly!! Besides my boss would freak out if she knew I'd been to see one of these money grabbing charlatans!! Will have to self diagnose myself and get on with it!
Glad you had a lovely weekend and the weather stayed relatively dry, it's been raining here since yesterday, wish we had some lovely warm sun-shine Would be nice to take the baby to the park for some lovely fresh air and also for me to get a bit of leg stretching going on.
Andrea thats funny that your boss thinks they are charlatans!!!!LOL!!!!!
When are you due back at work.
Tis a weird bank holiday here as the kids are at school today and there is post but the banks are all shut. Very strange for me as usually any bank holiday there is never any post of any kind LOL!!!!!
Have been catching up with the washing here as I was a week without a machine arghhhhhh!!!!
There were piles everywhere thank god the machine is fixed now and slowly getting there. Lunch time for us here and me and the lad are having a few sandwiches and then strawberry fool which he made himself bless.
So hope your all having a fab day now. I'm off to feed my face LOL!!!!!!
PS everyone need to set a date as the lad liked Pirate Petes and the others will too as soft play is right up their street. So when is best for everyone then. Let me know.
Sorry I've not been on for a few days, had a family emergency - aunt in the Boarders taken seriously ill and we had to go down there - according to her 2 sons she had to be resuscitated 3 times (not a heart attack) - she was on high B/P tablets, but her B/P was dangerously low...think this is why she collapsed -thank the lord her house keeper found her in the nick of time or otherwise she wouldn't be here!!
Just got back at 01:20 went straight to bed and bub up now wanting her milk....feel as though I've been run over via tractor.
Thank the dear lord, aunt is now on the mend, got a terrible fright though, doctors only gave her 2 days at best, hence that is why we were called for...still reeling from the shock!! Little one has a very bad cold feeling very tired as up all night listening to her struggling to breath properly...poor little darling!
Will have to give Pirate Pete's a miss I'm afraid, it's my dad's 67th Birthday this weekend and we're going out for a lovely birthday lunch to celebrate, pending the bub is feeling any better and then hopefully it's holiday time for us, we were due to go to Perth (hire a wee cottage) and the chef delivers meals to your cottage, but the owner sounds a right crack pot, so we might decided to hire another cottage somewhere else.
Hope everyone is well? weather is terrible, how I long for some sun shine. Hope to catch up with everyone sometime soon.
Hi Folks - gee, having a bit of a mad old time of it here - my wee lovely poppet still has a very bad cold, it's just awful and I feel so sad for her - her little eyes are all watery due to being so congested - have bought Calpol vapour plug and also mild vapour rub from Boots...hoping that this does the trick .
Will have to bundle the bub up tomorrow and take her to see Grandpappy as it's his birthday and he's soooo looking forward to seeing her!! Everything seems to be happening - it's always one thing after the other, dear lord I hope it get's better
Hope you guys are fine and dandy?? Enjoy your day tomorrow - let me know how it all goes and I hope to meet up with you guys soon!!
Very tired indeed, have girls time of the month - 1st one since being pregnant and OMG does it hurt like hell...wish I was pregnant again. Hubby has taken little one on a wee jaunt to Galstone, so having 5 lovely minutes to myself...bliss!!
Enjoying the lovely weather that we seem to be having...long may it continue. Hope you're all fine?
DollyPS...how did you know I was doing the housework...caught...aaargh!....no rest for the wicked as they say. Up most of last night again,as she's still got this terrible cold and teething what a combo!! Off out next Wednesday with a friend into Irvine town - it seems like another life time (it probably was) coming and going as I pleased etc, now it's like a military manoeuvre when I go out nappys, bottles, wipes, change of clothes etc, etc....but none the less I'm quite excited about getting out! Anyway enough of me babbling like a fruit cake - how have you guys been doing? I hope well - hubby is looking for me to give him a hand in putting up bubba's cotbed (still haven't got round to doing it), I told him that it was going to be impossible as you know how babies can be unpredictable...so I'm hoping he's going to bribe one of his friends to come and help....I too also hate flat-pack stuff, it's a nightmare!
G'evening ladies....well what a weekend, bubba's cotbed is now up, but it came with a bit of a shock! Went into Glasgow yesterday (first time in 6 months) to meet one of my friends, we hit the shops and had a spot of lunch at a lovely Italian place, called hubby to check that all was well, he put bubba on phone...all I got was some heavy breathing (from bubba, not hubby)got the train and bus back home and found out that uncle Gary had visited (i.e. to help put up cotbed) - as hubby (the daft nit wit) had put bubba's moses basket on our bed - he jogged to the kitchen to get some lunch, the next minute he heard bubba crying - so he sprinted back into the bedroom only to find her on our bedroom floor. Apparently she managed to tip her moses basket, crawl out and go for a wee jaunt on our bed before falling off...that's the last time I go to Glasgow!!!
AAARGH Andrea She'll be fine, though and he'll NEVER do it again
Glad you had a good day in Glasgow. dd and I were there too, dh works in the Royal. We pottered around, had a picnic in George Square, then went here for the afternoon. So glad there's no nursery today, dd and I both knackered!!
Posting just a wee quick message, bubba teething and hubby's pericarditis has returned - sorry for the very quick post - wish I was an octopus, many hands would come in handy right now. Hope everyone is fine and well? Good luck with OU DollyPS
Thank you for all your very kind thoughts and best wishes, hubby making a slow recovery - having good days and bad days with it all, but we're managing. Had my sister - in - law - in - law over from Australia, she has 4 boys and 1 little baby girl (born 14 days after my little one), she took the 2 little one's with her and left my brother -in -law to cope with the 3 remaining boys[grins] - the house will be a wreck when she get's back.
Have soooo much on this week - to go and visit some family members (as they've not seen my wee chick -a-dee) meeting up with a few friends on Thursday, have appointments all day on Wednesday and Friday...I gonna sit on my skinny touche and chill out as much as poss (which I probably won't get a chance to do - but the thought of sitting down for 30 mins in very appealing). How is everyone else, I hope all is well with you all?!
Bub chewing at everything in sight and waking up quite frequently during the night - crying for her dum-dum! Can I ask a dumb question DollyPS and Macdog? Bub will be 5 months next week - and I was wondering when is a good time / age to start weaning? You probably think I should be asking my mum all these questions - but sadly she is no longer with us - but I know for sure she'll be keeping an eye on us. Being a first time mum I'm not too sure, as everyone has been giving me various ages (eg - 4 months - 5 months and finally 6 months)!! I is confused.com Your advice would be much appreciated.
Current health advice is to wait till babies are 6 months before introducing solids. A lot of MNers will give you that advice. I didn't start weaning dd till she was 6.5 months. If you can continue with bf/ff for a while longer it will allow her system to develop better before introducing solids.
<<waits for for Dolly to come along with different point of view>>
Everyone has their own opinions on weaning, it's a subject that causes a lot of heated debate on MN, all I can do is give my own opinion
Glad hubby is on road to recovery, keeping my fingers crossed anyway
I have been at the hozzie for the week as DIL had the baby after all. 8 weeks early and 3lbs 1 and a half he was too. See the day I posted that was the day he was born after saying all was well as well.
He had to have an op as his gullet and tummy were not connected poor love but its a a lot more common than you think.
Mum was adviced against breasfeeding as she has been on strong meds as she needed a transfusion as she lost 6 pints of blood. So we where shitting it there as well. She is ok now but her platelets are down again so she might need another transfusion.
The wee one had to be paralsyed as he is a wee fidget so he can heal.
I'll see if I can put a pic up of him.
I am keeping an eye on M as she is at the teary stage and we dont want PND to set in.
Dad has been to the hozzie to see his son and held his hand as the nurse made him as he was so scared and he smiling in one of the pics as well bless. No one else is allowed to touch him just the parents and M still has to. She has seen him for 5 minutes thats all. M should be transferred soon so she can be with him. They even have flats at this hozzie for them to stay in which is good if they need it that is.
OMG Dolly - sorry to hear everything that's been happening - the photo's made me bawl my eyes out - I'll pray that everything turns out well for everyone - I'll light a wee holy candle just now and get my rosary beads and say a lots of wee prayers. Keep us up to date with what's happening please (if you get the time).
Dolly, congratulations, he is lovely. I used to work on SCBU as a nurse (for a short time), and 32 weekers tend to do well. He seems tiny now, but will soon fatten up! Main thing is to keep DIL well fed. Sitting by an incubator is surprisingly draining, and she will need lots of energy.
hi all, William is doing great as is his mum too both still in hozzie the now.
He looks as if he is gaining weight and did his first poo today as they where getting concerned and thought they'd have to take him for an x ray to see why.
We all got so excited over a poo but we thought this is it another op for him and he is nearly a week old and another one in his wee short life.
I am shattered with the visiting of them all. I need to wind down now and have a few early nights to recruparate (sp) and be fine and dandy for them both in a few days time.
x-ray on Thursday and then he either gets moved back to mum or mum gets move to him either way they will be together and mam got to see him yesterday for a few hours as we got her a pass to leave. she sat for hours at his bed side so she is bonding with him bless.
will be keeping an eye on her though for PND as this is the time as the baby blues have hit and she has been told she can talk to any of the midwives about anything even if its to rant. Or to talk bollocks if she wants as it all helps.
Hi Macdog & Co - I'm doing not too badly here, thanks for asking Trying to organise bambina's Christening, but MIL trying to take over (wanted me to choose the christening gown that she chose from Debenhams) - not having any of this malarky!! Went out yesterday after a wee visit to the dentist (got a filling replaced and smiled lopsided to bambina- who looked strangely at me Anyway to cut the long story short, picked out a beautiful christening gown from Cowan's in Troon along with a few essential accessories
Hope everyone else is doing well? How are you holding up Dolly? Bambina asleep for the moment so I've got to crack on with the house work (wish I had a magic fairy to help me clean up)!! Take good care y'all and hope to speak with everyone soon!
I am here folks and W is doing well now and is putting on weight,
Mum and dad are allowed to hold him as well. Also everyone else too as long as it isnt to long as he could get sore.
He has a feeding tube the now and hopefully by next week they'll try him on bottles. M couldnt breastfeed as she wished to as she was put on meds after the birth and the fact she lost a lot of blood and they removed him to another hozzie to boot. So tis bottles for him when strong enough.
He keeps changing bless him. Mummy and daddy and coping really well bless them too.
Will still be keeping and eye on M for PND though and she has a lot of support with her family and extended family.
I am frazzled but ok to and at the mo have a child yapping in my ear as I type. Of to find him his Dr Who stuff again!!!!!!!
I got it hen. I havent had a mo as I have loads on the now what with the hozzie visits and my OU courses to boot. The timing is crap but I will get through it though.
William is doing great though as is mum and no signs of PND which is great.
I feel at peace now that his op went well and he is coming along in leaps and bounds as well and mummy got to bond with him before she went mad at them.
She was seperated for a week but they are together now. Dad has bonded well too as I thought he wouldnt well he is a man after all LOL!!!!! Both are doing great in that department though.
Need to up load some more pics if I can get the damn camera to flaming work that is arghhh.
He isnt on anything now bar his feeding tube and is on nutraprem the now. He is having 10ml sounds so little eh but its every hour for that which is good.
they tried him with obolo feeds thats the 10 mls inserted fully every hour and he didnt cope well so they just drip feed it the now for him as his tummy needs to get bigger oh and he needs to sook a bottle not sure when that will be though.
Hope everyone is well. Soon be Guy Fawkes night and lots of bangs. We are having our own display on the farm for the kids. Some wind down time for us I think.
Sorry to go on about the baby but it has been a scary time for all.
great to see everyone is doing so well!! Have been frantically organising bambina's christening - which is tomorrow (15th Nov), she is now 6 months old today and I literally cannot believe where the time has gone to, it's gone by full throttle!
Must carry on with what's left to be done - hope to catch up with everyone very soon!
Hi everyone, i'm new on here so I thought I would say 'hello' to the Ayrshire mums I live in prestwick with hubby and wee girl of 11 months. Hope everyone is well on this rather miserable day. An excuse to drink lots of tea and eat cake methinks!!
Ouch my bum! Sorry for the lack of contact, things here are frantic, hubby still not too good, was admitted 2 weeks ago for the 4th time in 4 months to X House - have now been told he's to go for a biopsy, just feel sick at the thought of it, he'll have to stay in hospital for a few days etc and get plenty of rest when he gets out!!
Bambina's christening was wonderful, had a fantastic day with all of our family and friends, she was very blessed with many a wonderful gift!!
Roll on next year, it has been one of the best as Bambina was born, but in another sense it's been awful too, with DH being so poorly...just exhausted and feel like crying my eyes out:-(
I know a Mum who is very knowledgable re autism, but she doesn't post on here (not to my knowledge). She is away for the holidays but i'd be happy to drop her an email and ask if it was ok to pass her address on to you?
Her son is on the autistic spectrum and they have followed the sonrise programme with great success, i.e. his autism is much less profound than when he was younger.