Day 2: Mankind’s greatest ever invention revealed

  

It is an oft told story that the first night back home from hospital with a newborn can be something of a reality check – and in my case, when at 4 am a tiny tsunami of noise and poo was exploding in front of me this was certainly true. 

Not only are there now no midwives around to help/criticise/dose out medieval torture (again, I am sure I will come back to our unhappy experience in hospital at a later date), but in the middle of the night when the baby is going purple from screaming in your face as you fumble with the marmite-coated poppers of a tiny white baby grow, the crushing reality of the fact that nothing will ever be the same again really hits home like a ton of breeze blocks. 

However, this fatherhood lark has so far taught me one very important lesson… Baby wipes truly are one of mankind’s greatest ever inventions!

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One thought on “Day 2: Mankind’s greatest ever invention revealed

  1. Baby blues. There’s no avoiding it. We spent four nights in hospital, again a tale for another day, and the first night back was a shocker! Hope you’re all settling in now and getting used to each other. I’m looking forward to following your blog.

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