the melodramatic mouse is now mellomom
Throughout my pregnancy, I had 3 different EDD: 12/4, 16/4 and lastly at 34wks it was 6/4. Whenever I’m asked about my due date, I would nonchalantly answer mid April because I knew all these dates were only an estimation. Secretly I looked forward to an Easter baby (8/4) or perhaps the perfect birthday present [...]
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Placenta Capsules Made from Me My Verdict: Looks just like any other herbal supplements, but these are made from my very own placenta after Eli’s birth by my beloved Husband ♥ I started taking 3 capsules twice daily on Day 6 after Eli was born. The effect was not immediate but I definitely felt more [...]
We are very happy to share the blessed news of a newest addition to our now complete family. Baby Elizabeth Tan was born yesterday afternoon at home on Easter Monday, 9 April 2012. She weighs a healthy 3.8kg of joy and preciousness. Measuring at 50cm. We’ll like to thank Wai Han for being here with [...]
Three weeks ago while the Husband was drowning with deadlines, I told LBT to wait for Daddy to finish his work. Then 2 weeks ago, I told her to wait again for Mommy to get the belly cast done. And finally last week, I told her to wait till Saturday after Scubby got his groom [...]
For months I’ve been listening to Marie Mongan’s Birth Affirmation. Till today, I still can’t remember precisely the words pass the 1st sentence: I put all fears aside as I prepare for the birth of my baby. It finally struck me that they were not mine no matter how much they echoed my hopes. So [...]
I started researching about this topic about a month ago and it took me that long to decide if I wanted to do a post on it. Alas here I am, with hopes to share this wealth with you. Please read with an open mind, or quickly scroll down to the next. We all know [...]
Home Water Birth Must Haves It’s only fitting to welcome our Water Dragon with a big splash ;) Water Birth Itinery #1_ Intex Aquarium Pool, 152cm x 56cm, RM109.90 (Toys R Us) #2_ Coleman 240V Air Pump, RM79 (Ace Hardware) #3_ Rubber hose (2 sets), connect to water heater to fill up pool and syphon water [...]
Belly Casting Begins! Plasters, Belly Gel, Water & LBT blocks Layer by Layer Entire process takes about 45 minutes Drying Up Time Another 15 minutes before removing Immortalisation Complete! Dragon’s Bump Sweet Home Keepsake Siblings United ♥ Like Brother, Like Sister ♥ The Belly Cast Journey: Part 1: Failed Attempt! Part 2: It’s Alive! Part [...]
Since I opened up our plans for a home birth on Tuesday, there have been plenty of “concerns” raised. Why? Are you serious? or Is it safe? were the pretty common reaction. I guess a lot of us — including myself previously — are conditioned to believe that hospital is where birth should be because [...]
1. of, like, or befitting melodrama.
2. exaggerated and emotional or sentimental; sensational or sensationalized; overdramatic.
3. melodramatics, melodramatic writing or behavior.
[n. mous; v. mouz]
1. any similar small animal of various rodent and marsupial families.
2. a quiet, timid person.
3. Slang. a girl or woman.