Cost of Giving Birth in Germany

How much does it cost to birth a child in your country? I have been mulling over this question. You see, I didn’t pay anything out of pocket despite having major unexpected surgery. But, on the other hand, I know of women who had to cough up thousands of US dollars just for primary birthingContinue reading “Cost of Giving Birth in Germany”

3 things about motherhood that surprised me

I knew motherhood would be a massive change in my life. And I thought I was ready for that change. After all, I always loved and embraced change in my career and personal life. So I have always been prepared to move with the times even when it wasn’t very comfortable. So why was IContinue reading “3 things about motherhood that surprised me”

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”

New Blog, hu dis?

Hello there, and welcome to Wanjiku Mwaurah’s corner of the internet. Over a decade ago, I was blogging anonymously. I would do it in the middle of the night and I loved it! That was until I lost my website from a hosting service I was using. I took a break and somehow lost myContinue reading “New Blog, hu dis?”