Number of times I have said the word ‘gently’: approximately 4500.
Number of changed nappies, large and small: 88.
Number of hospital check-ups: 3.
Number of times hair has been torn out of head in frustration at hospital parking: 3.
Number of times Henry had to say ‘apples’ before I realised he meant ‘nipples’: 35.
Number of milk-reappearances: 4.
Number of times I have rechecked the caffeine guidelines for breastfeeding mothers: 102.
Number of times I drank the stupid Coke anyway: 97.
Number of cries-for-no-reason: 5.
Number of Buffy episodes watched: 23.
Number of times I’ve turned around to find Henry holding Edward in dangling Michael-Jackson-on-the-balcony fashion: 1. Thank goodness.
This is the best hard work I ever did. Though it’d be even better if Edward would stop power-feeding till 2am.
Still, this face, eh?