Ditch the Guilt!

Our guest blog this month comes from Amanda, our BabyNatal teacher for Otley, Ilkley and North Leeds. She has written about a subject which often comes up with new parents… Guilt.

Why do we always have something to feel guilty about as parents? As soon as we see that blue line we start to doubt ourselves; were we healthy enough when baby was conceived? Have we already reduced our child’s intelligence by drinking alcohol, eating meat, feeling stressed, neglecting our vitamin intake, watching Eastenders? Are we already bad parents because we find ourselves playing Metallica to our unborn child while the newly purchased Baby Mozart CD gathers dust on the shelf? Continue reading