From Breast to Bottle: the Journey

So after my start-up woes with expressing breast milk (I discovered the problem was the pump – thanks to the mothers who offered me...

Is it two months already? How did that happen?

Can you imagine Kitty is already two months old? I’m yet to believe it. *checking calendar for the nth time to re-confirm dates. Yep,...

Dorcas Nthenya: My Experiences Raising my Twin Girls

Dorcas Nthenya Kibachio is a 33 year old Kenyan mother who delivered her first born twins in August last year. She talks to me...

Vaccinations – more painful for Kitty or for me? Part 3

So the day did finally arrive for Kitty’s jabs. Since the hubby couldn’t make it to be at the hospital with us, my mum...

Of cockroaches and genetics

As Kitty grows, we observe him keenly, trying to see what features he takes from which parent. So far, I have given up trying...

Vaccinations – more painful for Kitty or for me? Part 2

So the D-day finally arrived. The day for Kitty’s infant shots was yesterday. The hubby and I were to take Kitty for the injections...

Vaccinations – more painful for Kitty or for me? Part 1

So Kitty is due for his six-week vaccinations tomorrow. Thinking about this has been giving me nightmares and sleepless nights over the last couple...

How Nairobi Mums are all Closely Networked

Women in Nairobi continue to intrigue me by how interconnected they are, how information spreads like a wild fire, and where referrals are the...

Do newborns follow the recommended feeding schedule?

Being a first time mum, I display lots of eagerness in almost everything I do that concerns the baby. I’m a stricter for detail...

The Day I Had an Anxiety Attack!

So Kitty has kept the hubby and I awake for the last two nights. On some days he is colic and on other days...