Feeding my eldest used to be such hard work. He didn’t take to breastfeeding that well. I was very weak for a long time after a major postpartum haemorrhage and this seemed to affect my milk supply. As a newborn, Jack lost loads of weight and struggled to put it back on. We tried supplementing with bottles and while it helped him gain weight, he started to struggle with those, too. He’d cry during feeds, cry after them, gag on milk, tug and pull at the teat. He did exactly the same when breastfeeding too. His stomach would gurgle with wind and now amount of Colief or Infacol would make…
Last June we took our first holiday as a family four on the beautiful North Devon coast. We have visited the area on a number of occasions and on our previous stay, we celebrated my eldest’s birthday in a rather rainy and blustery Lynton. This time we plumped for something a bit more family-orientated and chose to stay at Twitchen House which is one of the four Woolacombe Bay parks just outside of Mortehoe.