Deciding To Have A Second Baby – Carla’s Story

Having a Second Baby - Carla's Story on Little Tsunami

Here’s some things about me that you should know about me: Pregnancy and I weren’t great friends. Labour and I? Definitely not friends. The first six months (or more) after my son was born – seriously not good.

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Breastfeeding Grief – Kate’s Story

Breastfed or Bottle Fed - Stories of Motherhood

I have a love-hate relationship with milk. It nourished my minis but boy, did it put us through the wringer. Making the ‘choice’ to breastfeed is all it takes, right? But what about when your body short-changes you?

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The Other Side of Abortion – Gina’s Story

The Other Side of Abortion - Gina's Story on Little Tsunami - Stories of Motherhood

I’m a mother to two beautiful boys. I cherish their lives more than my own. Though one was a surprise and one was planned, my pregnancies were celebrated and enjoyed (for the most part) and we welcomed them with all the love in the world. What most people don’t know however, is that I’ve terminated […]

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What I thought I knew about breastfeeding (and what I learnt).

Establishing breastfeeding when you're a new mum

I thought being able to effortlessly breastfeed simply came with the territory of being a mum.  I’d have my baby and I’d magically begin to breastfeed.  I had a hungry newborn and I had boobs.  How hard could it be? 

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Start Where You Are. Use What You Have. Do What You Can.

One down, fifty-one to go.  I’ve got a week of 2017 under my belt and I finally feel like I’m warming up, or thawing out at least. I didn’t party like I did in 1999 to ring in the new year (that would just embarrass my kids, and myself), but I did make sure I […]

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