Family-dynamics

Six sure fire signs you're a first time mum

The signs that let everyone know you are a first time mum

You’re a first time mum if…

…any of these sound like you

Do you…

  • * take endless pictures?
  • * check your baby every 5 minutes?

New mum with newborn

Being a first time mum is such a wonderful new experience as well as a huge learning curve. We think you can spot a first time mum a mile off, are you guilty of any of these?

You are a first time mum if….

…You ask people to wash their hands before holding your baby
Second time around: ‘Yes, please take me baby so my arms can have a rest’

…You read all the books on pregnancy and parenting
Second time around: You are just kind of winging it

…You create a nursery the Ideal Home Show would be jealous of
Second time around: A couple of new cushion should refresh it enough

…You have a baby book marking every milestone your baby has reached
Second time around: It’s just all a bit of a blur…oops!

…You disturb your baby’s sleep on average 36 times a night by just having to check they are still breathing
Second time around: A sleeping baby? Never disturb a sleeping baby!

…Every slightest milestone appears on Facebook with obligatory: ‘Proud mama look what he can do now!’ #lovehimsomuch #babygenius
Second time around: No time for regular Facebook updates

Do you…

  • * take endless pictures?
  • * check your baby every 5 minutes?

Six sure fire signs you're a first time mum