On my own

Last week was the first week on my own, and was it different (we had caring visitors that have stayed with us and helped us with adjustment to parenthood up until last week, which was an immense blessing!) My midwife’s words of wisdom applies here: […]

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Telehealth Onterrible

Little Bean had her first round of immunization shots the other day. A happy, cheerful baby eventually became a fussy one with bouts of diarrhea in the evening. My mother had mentioned that she even thought the little one had a mild fever at one […]

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One month and some

The one month milestone has come and gone, and after hearing that some Koreans and Eastern Europeans are confined in the house for 3 months (which might explain the 100-day celebrations), we celebrated it with a handful sizeable group of family and friends, in a […]

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Freedom…and lessons in ginger rinse

Happy one month! Today marks the first official day of freedom from Chinese confinement, which means a day out with Little Bean (who was on her best behaviour) :) The midwife weighed her at 8lbs 4oz, a great sign that she’s gaining instead of losing […]

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Stump gone

As mother-in-law and I were changing baby’s diaper today, I discovered blood on her diaper (and had noticed a dried blood stain on her outfit earlier), which led to my MIL quickly noting that her stump had fallen off! This must have happened sometime last […]

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