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little updates on my little angels

8 Oct

quite soo long not updating stories of my babies…so busy sewing for them…n busy weekends…so what is new with my fareehah n firas…

well, firas is turning 5 months next week!hoorei…!so now he busied himself by rolling all over the living room…hahaha…sooo cute!even the baby sitter at taska said that firas is the most active of all the babies..if you do not keep track of him, you will suddenly find he is at the corner of the room trying to roll over towards the wall or stuck his legs under the cot!

did i mentioned that he fell of the bed due to too much rolling?we put pillows on the bed edge to prevent him from falling, yet he (my strong boy!) pushed the pillow with his body and fell down with the pillow! i heard he cried out (washing dishes that time)..and rushed to the room.found he was on the pillow facing down.i picked him up, and you know what? he grinned at me!(i was about to have heart attack…grrr!cheeky boy!)…after that we take off the bed frame, so now we are sleeping japanese style!hehehehe….(fareehah also sleep the japanese style in her room!)

his #2 hobby now is shrieking,and bubbling..trying to say aaabah…but the closest he comes out is “aaavwaaa”…he shrieks a lot when he is sleepy…i think he now knows i’m her mama because if he have balance milk he refused to have the bottle if i am already home..he will make muka merajuk and cry..(aaa…so cute!)

fareehah?she loves her “school” now because she has lot of friends!..everyday she will tell me she went to school and played with her friends…she loves to pack her snacks to school so that she can shares it with her friends!it started when i packed her a few kuih raya to the nursery…so the next day and on she asked to pack something to bring to school…yesterday she asked if she can pack her books to bring there!..i see some improvement on her hand drawing…last time she only draws people head…yesterday she drew everyone of us heads,legs,hand,body complete with eyaes and all…and actually loke cute!i will take pictures tomorrow!..i was feeling…my baby is slowly turning into a big girl…she is soo excted when i tied her hair..because she said she looks like princess tiana the pricess frog!haaa…she has lots to say nowadays!luv u soo much fareehah! =)

p/s : i have new job offers..so another job change for me..a new field…but also at factory la…

Things to have around the house

23 Aug

Bila anak2 tak sihat memang sangat penat…dah 2 minggu berturut anak2 tak sihat…weekend pon tak ke mana sangat sbb mereka tak sihat…benda2 yang mesti ada di rumah bila ada anak kecil…in case tiba2 sakit…

1- Paracetamol : Dulu suka CalPol masa kat UK…sekarang beli brand panadol…tapi panadol pon yg ada utk umur 1-6 thn…utk babies tak jumpa lagi…paracetamol sesuai utk demam yg tak berapa tinggi…makan setiap 8 jam…ini wajib ada di rumah…nanti nak cari yg sesuai utk babies kat farmasi…

2- Ibuprofen : Jenama yg tengok doktor bagi kat fareehah is Nurofen….ibuprofen effect lebih cepat…dalam 15 minit dah boleh turun suhu…makan setiap 6 jam..ibuprofen hanya untuk demam tinggi lebih 38.5 degree…

untuk demam saya tak berapa suka ubat masuk kat punggung….

3- Digital termometer…sangat2 penting….saya punya jenama beechams yg ambik bacaan from dahi…sangat berguna bila anak2 demam…untuk buat judgement…

4- cool fever…ok tapi fareehah tak suka pakai…

5- Antiseptic cream untuk gigitan serangga,rashes, dan macam2 lagi…saya pakai sudo cream…setakat ni puas hati…

6- Losyen untuk rashes dan kulit kering saya gunakan avent magic cream dan losyen baby.

Apa nak buat bila anak demam?

Ini yang saya belajar dari staf2 nhs dulu…apabila demam…mesti ambil suhu badan anak sejam sekali….

1-suhu lebih 37.6…berikan banyak cecair sama ada susu,jus atau air kosong….buka tingkap jangan pasang air cond.

2- suhu lebih 38…beri cecair lebih kerap dan bukakan baju supaya haba senang terbebas…jangan selimut atau jirus dengan air sejuk…jika nak lap badan pon lap dengan air suam-suam kuku…bagi paracetamol

3- suhu lebih 38.5…bawa ke klinik untuk rawatan lanjutan…tengok jika keluar sebarang rashes pada badan anak…

Fareehah susah nak minum air n makan ubat…tp alhamdulillah,kali ni dia makan ubat sendiri…air je yang kena paksa2 minum…

Struggling with breastfeeding

22 Jul

Makin dekat mahu mula kerja, makin sikit susu yang dapat di pam….something wrong dengan pump ni ke?saya gunakan manual avent pump…n satu component kecik putih tu…tak tau apa nama dia akan pop out…sekali pam dalam 3,4 kali jadi…mengganggu konsentrasi….bila pam pon macam tak ada let down refleks…aaarrghhhh…!help!!!!perah pakai tangan dapat lebih banyak dari pakai pam sekarang…spare part kat penang lagi…huuuuu….

esok mahu beli longan kering…cuba lah kot menambah balik susu ku ini…tapi bila firas direct feed dia takde la mengamuk macam tak cukup susu pulak….try untuk tidak stresss…atau supply ku akan lebih merudum lagi!apa lagi aaa…nak makan tambah susu…apa teh tah…makan oat…cari kurma…minum ngan susu…minum air lebih banyak…cuba untuk tidak stress…ganbaro!!!!

ari ni sampai sabtu saya di rumah bertiga aje ngan anak2…haaaa…ari ni tak masak lunch..panas lauk semalam aje…maybe mlm ni kalau sempat masak n sekali utk esok…petang ni nak tgk umah sewa…aaa…sempat ke…kat bkt bandaraya…sewa mahal sket..tp syoganai…sebab nak anta anak2 kat taska seksyen 7…seksyen 7 tak jumpa…puas carik…nanti apato dah siap baru duduk seksyen 7…hmmm…kalau bkt bandaraya mcm best maybe leh consider utk future…

oklah cik fareehah dah urusai…tak de geng nak main…
mata ne!

The power of dreams

22 Jun

Nothing concerns the current company I am working with.

I have a dream.
A really good dream…well at least for me and my family
People say you have to really believe in your dreams to make it come true.
This dream, if it comes true, it will be really hard to pursue.
There will be people who will be against it,
There will be people who will support it.
To make this dream a success, will need really good organization,strength,patience..
I pray that god will give me strength and patience to do it.
It will not be easy, but I will take my chances,
as we believe it will be the best for our family.

I hope my dream will not just be a dream, but a dream that comes true!
insya Allah.

Writing practice…

15 Jun

What a title for a blog posting,right?Just think that i need to practice to use more structural and proper grammar in my postings.So this posting is a reminder for future me. ( I sound just like Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother! )

Preparing for motherhood : Its positive.Now what?

(All the writings are not based on professional advice,just my shallow experience in motherhood)

So, my piriod is late,but I feel totally healthy and cheerful.How long should I head off to the nearest pharmacy to do a self urine test?For me, the sooner the better!Why?So that you can take care of yourself better earlier.If its negative you can always check back a few days later if your piriod still not coming.If positive, do a mind check of your daily food intake,daily work routine.You are trying to grow a human in your belly,and it is not the easiest task around!

Am I taking enough nutritious food for me and my baby?

If you think yes,good for you.But I think most people do not take the recommended nutrition enough for the baby and their ownself. How many people drink 2 glass of milk everyday?Maybe you did, but not me.The top that I took only a glass a day.I read somewhere that for building our baby’s bone,if the supplement from our food is not enough,the calcium will be taken from your bones!If you do not supply enough protein to your baby in your food, it will take from your body storage too. Guess where it takes the protein from? The brain! Where all the good protein are stored. Scary right? (No wonder I think my brain is slower after pregnancy.)So if you cannot get the nutrition needed for growing your baby in its natural form, take some supplements may it be in pills and medication form, or other herbs in non chemical-medicine form (but please confirm with your doctor it is safe to do so first!). Do it for your baby. Some people are recommended to drink the maternity milk like anmum, if you are those people please try to drink if you can.Some people afraid it might make their baby big, but I do not know if its true or not. Some people even does not want to take the multivitamin supplied from their doctor for the same reason. But I think multivitamin does not make your baby big! Because both my children are in just nice size at born, but maybe its just me.

Where to go for check ups?

It depends on you and of course your pocket! Government clinic and hospital are good enough I think. I went to private hospitals for both my children and had O&G specialist every checkups. I feel satisfied with that because I am a person who ask a lot if anything concerns me. Usually my O&G take their time to explain in details for any matters in my concern.For my first child I had chickenpox at very early stage (5weeks). The general practitioner could not make a decision so she referred my to her known O&G at DEMC.We discussed all the option,(if baby not strong,I would have a miscarriage,or deliver a badly dysfunctional child although the possibilities are very low) all the possibilities that might happened,the good and the bad. Our families even asked us to consider abortion,but I could not just do that! After thorough discussion with our O&G we asked her opinion, and we trusted her. We are forever thankful to her for that. I had a series of bleeding through my 1st pregnancy and had a bad sprain on my hip during 2 nd pregnancy, and my doctors are calm and helpful to ease my mind. For my 2nd pregnancy I even had good discussion with my O&G how I liked my delivery to be. I could say I am very happy with my doctors despite of their different ways.

What else?

— Well, for me digging into a lot of information of pregnancy helps a lot! Knowledge always a good thing right!

— No pushing yourself too hard. Stress is not good for the baby.

— Be careful. Rest while you can. ( I felt really sleepy during my first trimester.Too bad I was working,could not take afternoon naps! So I went to bed early whenever I can)

(Will continue more..my brain seems to have stopped working right now)

Mengidam, does it really exist?

Some people said they get it,but for both my pregnancies I did not mengidam. Even if I felt wanting to eat something, its just the usual food that can get anywhere any time. Even if i want some something,and if I cannot have it then I was OK getting it later. So i do not really know what all the fuss is about, or did I have really good self control? Anyone can explain to me about mengidam?

Tired to type already.Maybe I will continue another time.