Welcome to the family, baby girl.

A new baby was welcomed into my family today.

I am a very proud mum.

Weighing 825g (29.1oz in the old scale) she is  a good weight. Curled up she measures 108.5mm but when she stretches she’s a full 116.5mm long.

Her head is big though!!! I had to get a hat that fits an 82mm head!

And surprisingly, considering her size, she was a natural delivery. I didn’t need drugs. I just took a deep breath and in no time at all I was cradling her in my hands. Though I have needed one or two strong cups of tea to help settle the nerves. One cannot help but be nervous when a new baby arrives.

Have I made the right decision? A new baby is always a joyous occasion, but will he or she be the right fit in your family dynamic. You struggle with the should you or shouldn’t you. What if the new baby is more trouble than you imagined? What if the new baby is not perfect?

Not to mention the expense. Babies a