It’s been about a week since Ray somehow ended up sleeping in his big cot in his own room, on his own, without me. The reality of it only sunk in last night as my husband packed away the Chicco Next to Me crib which has sat empty next to my bed for the last week or so. (…)
I’ve not managed to post a blog for a while because of one reason…..TEETHING!! Wow, I was really not ready for this!
Ray’s been a dribble monster for quite some time and since the moment he “found” his hands they’ve been in his mouth – along with anything else he can get hold of! He’s had flushed cheeks now and then but every time I ran my finger along his gums I couldn’t feel any changes so just thought this bit must go on for ages before any teeth actually come out. (…)
A few weeks ago I was having one of those days where Ray was being a bit of a grouch and nothing would entertain or settle him (the joys of the fourth leap!) I tried all his usual faves but they weren’t good enough, I tried a few new games and songs but they weren’t cutting it either. I put him down for a nap, “no thanks mum”, tried cuddles and even “hi baby” massive mirror in the lounge didn’t work! (…)
On 6th March my 18 week old baby boy Ray received his official diagnosis of CMPI from a Paediatric Doctor at Huddersfield Royal Infimary. We’ve pretty much known it was this since his allergy symptoms were alleviated as soon as he changed to prescription milk but it feels better to receive a “diagnosis” and a plan to move forward (…)