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Re-arrangements

On Sleeping Arrangements

It was the first night our helper took care of Baby A last night! Being possessive and a bit of a control freak (hahaha), I invited myself to be there throughout 😬.

At 1ish, Baby A was being an angel baby for his first feed. At 4ish... boy was he grumpy. He needed quite a bit of pacifying. By 6ish, he was up for his third feed with some fussing. Not too bad!

I also hope my MIL doesn’t find me weird, because I insisted on having myself coax Baby A to sleep in his yaolan in our room every night. Tough times on me man! It’s my attempt to establish a “routine” for him, telling him it’s time for bed and exactly what I’m doing (carrying you to Papa & Mama’s room, turning off the lights, turning on the music, giving you your pacifier and placing you in the Yaolan).

He has only stared back blankly at me so far lol 😁.

He’s still sleeping with us for most nights for now...and I guess until he STTN, or until I stop breastfeeding, it’s too exhausting on me to be doing night routine + work in the meanwhile πŸ˜”. Hence these alternative arrangements that I do not prefer but have to prioritise.

On Work Routine

Instead of pushing my work timing forward so that I can end earlier and be in time for Baby A’s evening wipe-down, I have decided to stick with it. With so-called “more time” before work, I plan to give him his morning bath πŸ™‚. MIL told me it’s too rushed for me and that I will likely give it up after awhile πŸ˜‚. She suggested that I do it on the weekends/ pub hols/ off days. It’s a good idea but will try out what I planned first for now!

On BF (pumping)

I’ve been buying miscellaneous items to prepare for this πŸ˜‚. I’ve also tried to pump outside of home to get myself more accustomed to it, and have done so at Ion, Thomson Plazza and even a hospital πŸ˜‚. Yes, it’s troublesome but no, it’s not impossible.

MIL has commented that I shouldn’t overtire myself though! It’s close to 3 months of BF-ing already which is good enough, and not to be pressured by what everyone else is doing.

The PD ( and also our friends who are doctors) do advocate 6 months.. so that’s where I’m coming from.

The thought of dropping BF is very tempting though. Ha.

Day 108

Thursday, 18 Apr 2019

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Cheesysurprise (avatar)

Cheesysurprise Understand the possessiveness feeling. I think it’s an evolutionary protective instinct! Jiayou πŸ’ͺ🏻

3 months ago

mochridhe (avatar)

mochridhe Haha thank u! Sometimes I do think if it’s just me being.. me though. Will πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼!@cheesysurprise

3 months ago

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