Golden Boobies – How it feels 1 year breastfeeding

We hit a huge milestone last week. I achieved my Golden Boobies. It’s a breastfeeding award that celebrates a reaching a year.

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Has motherhood changed me?

Last week a few things happened which really made me reflect on how differently I approach and handle situations.

Has motherhood changed me?

I think so.

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When it happened – no tears at nursery

Eleven days. 1 day for each month he’s been born. Harrison didn’t cry this morning when I dropped him off at nursery.

He looked back at me, in the arms of another women.

I waved and smiled and mouthed ‘goodbye’. Then he was gone and I left.

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Can we really have it all, as a working mum?

Dropping Harrison off at nursery today, before work, out of no where I felt a tug at my working mum heart.

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Dealing with mum guilt – returning to work.

Sat on the train, on the way to work in Birmingham, feeling sick in my stomach and glad I didn’t have time to put mascara on this morning.

Daddy is also starting a new job so we were both out of the house before 7am.

I’m feeling guilty and a bit of a failure. I’ve abandoned my baby again.

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