The role of the dad has always been taken for granted. He is the backup when mum needs a break. The baby holder...So what does that make this very important part of the puzzle of one plus one parent...
“Empowerment can be taken in different ways, but for me as a mother when you have a baby empowerment is finding yourself again... We forget that as mothers, we tend to do a lot of different things and forget about ourselves...“
When is the right time to start your baby on the bottle? No doubt you have heard conflicting views on when is the right time. Even medical professionals differ in their views. So how do you settle on the right time?
"I must have spent over £60 trying different brands different teats, different sizes and flows of all different types of bottle. From really cheap supermarket brands up to a £20 bottle, and nothing was working. I was really starting to panic..."
Breast and bottle feed are the two most common method for feeding babies but one can cancel out the other, how?
Often times you see well put together mums who epitomise what is the conceived ideal mum figure. You may come away with a feeling of disappointment in yourself because you fall short despite your efforts. Your empowerment is not contingent on what is portrayed as the perfect mum.