25 things I've learned in 6 months

25 things I’ve learned after being a mom for 6 months.

I've been a mom now for just over 6 months, and these are 25 of the things I've learnt so far! (special mark; this is MY journey. It may have been completely different for you. Please feel free to share! 💜) 1. Seeing a kid being born and developing every single day is the most… Continue reading 25 things I’ve learned after being a mom for 6 months.

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A baby in China

The art of Breastfeeding.

Ok, I will admit right away: I’m no breastfeeding guru. I ‘only’ breastfed till 3.5 months. None the less, I feel like I have some info that might be able to help others. Important side note: These are MY personal experiences and opinions. If you do not agree with them (and you can behave yourself like… Continue reading The art of Breastfeeding.

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Getting your brand new baby, a brand new passport and visa in China.

There he/she is, your beautiful baby! Yet, no time to enjoy: you gotta get on with it! In China you need to have a visa for your little bundle of joy within 2 months (60 days) after its born. And so, you are off to one of the favorite places in China, your embassy (haha,… Continue reading Getting your brand new baby, a brand new passport and visa in China.

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Hooray! Your baby is here! And you feel… Awefull….

And then it hits you... Having a baby is NOT all ‘beautiful’ and an ‘amazing experience’ and maybe you are like me, and don’t feel the ‘you instantly know its your child’-thing.   This is not a funny, feel-good blog, but all the more important! Its about PPD (Postpartum Depression). Never, ever, ever would I thought I… Continue reading Hooray! Your baby is here! And you feel… Awefull….

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Mommies share their experiences!

For this blog I asked the help of other mommies in China to give you - a pregnant mommy - a look on what it’s really like giving birth in China. Here you find the story of my birth in a Chinese private hospital in Hangzhou. Also the stories of Natalie, Mary Katherine and Lucy… Continue reading Mommies share their experiences!