Breast milk, yes please! World Breastfeeding week 2021

Liquid gold! Breast milk has come a long way to be recognized in Germany. Breastfeeding was once frowned upon, but in the last three decades, it has been encouraged. Before my baby, I assumed that breastfeeding was automatic. I mean, I saw it around me while growing up, and no one batted an eyelid whenContinue reading “Breast milk, yes please! World Breastfeeding week 2021”

How to support your pregnant friend

For first-time mothers, knowing what they need precisely in terms of support can be a challenge. So here are some ways you can support your friend. I was pregnant in the summer of 2020. If you remember, it was the summer of lockdowns and limited human contact. It was the corona summer. For the mostContinue reading “How to support your pregnant friend”

3 things I didn’t expect about becoming a mother

Becoming a mother has been the most smooth transition. My child is peaceful and joyous. He laughs by himself, he laughs at me, he laughs with me. My partner made sure that I settle into motherhood by taking care of things that he can’t help me with, like my mental well-being or simply grooming things.Continue reading “3 things I didn’t expect about becoming a mother”