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There are lots of visitors in the early days: friends, relatives, neighbours, work colleagues, you name it – if they come round holding some kind of gift and have any vague connection to Mum or Dad, they just let them waltz right in and pick me up. And all these people have an opinion about…

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Welcome to the world

The first few days after the hospital have generally been ok. I mean I’ve fed, I’ve slept, everyone’s looked at me and taken a lot of photos on their mobile phones– the usual kind of new baby stuff. I’ve looked at my parents and thought ‘You know what they’re ok – could have done better,…

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