mommy-baby pampering

baby,Motherhood,pregnancy,22 January 2016
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Good morning from the baby bubble. Me and Greta are up early after a long night shift, for me… Our baby is suffering from a little stomach ache, so I try to help him out by rubbing his tummy and feet right after I nurse him. It helps a lot, but if of course requires me to stay somewhat awake throughout the night on top of all the nursing and pumping (the amount of milk is ridiculous). However, once again I’m so amazed by the hormones helping me out.

Speaking of baby massage, it is something I can’t recommend enough. When Greta was six weeks old my mother gifted me with a few massage classes. It turned out to become one of the most useful gifts I’ve ever received. I gave her a somewhat full body massage every night before going to bed for months, which resulted in at least cry less nights even though she kept me up nursing a lot.

I know there are a lot of baby massage classes offered also for free, but the one I took was held at Organic Spirit located in Lauttasaari, Helsinki. I also pampered myself with a few hours of pregnancy massage  at this particular place while pregnant.

Besides a bubbly stomach we are doing great and Greta is such a good big sister! We are all shocked at how well and smooth everything has went so far. Taking time to settle in has been really good for everyone and we have focused only on family. Enjoying every minute.

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Pictures by Janita Autio

 

5 Comments

  • Haidi

    Niin kauniin herkkiä kuvia :) ihana kuulla, että siellä kaikki on sopeutuneet hyvin yhdessä eloon ja oloon!

  • Natali

    Little sweetheart!! Hold on strong mama, you got this all covered! If you need anything, just text! KISSES!!

  • Meredith

    oh it´s a baby boy:) I can see the love between you and your son <3. Glad to also hear that Greta is also exiting being the big sister.

  • Veera

    Huh, nämä kauniit kuvat saivat minut ihan liikutuksen valtaan. Tuo tunne, kun oma pieni on siinä lähellä <3 Sitä onnea ei unohda ikinä.
    Ja huolehtivaa ja ihmettelevää sisarusta on niin kiva seurata :)

  • eloise

    Hi Sofia! Your baby is such a cutie :) may I ask what do you use as contraception? Have you had to change after pregnancy?

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