So, I’m gonna do something I said I would never do. I’m gonna shame a specific sort of moms - The Mom Shamers I heard about this phenomena before I got pregnant of Genesis. I figured it was more ‘complaining’ of other moms, that it could not be THAT bad, that it was just something… Continue reading Shame on the Mom Shamers!
Yes ladies and gents; cloth diapers are making their way back onto the market! Cloth diapers are also known as washable diapers. Back in the day we all used this. Our (grand)parents were busy all day with washing poopy diapers by hand, folding them in perfect little diapers and pinning them down to our gentle… Continue reading Cloth Diapering
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.
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….
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!
We have all been there. At one point you go to the doctor's (preggers or not) and you just need that ONE (or 50...) word in Chinese. This blog is for you! I started this blog because of the very limited information you can find online on having a baby in China. Www.havingababyinchina.com is a… Continue reading Pregnancy/labour/hospital Chinese Vocab. This is a true gamechanger!