A Network Of Care
The 3am Shattered Mums Club by Nina Manning is a charming contemporary novel that had me captivated from the start.
An eclectic mix of new mums were very easy to empathise with. Although it is nearly thirty years since I had my youngest, I was immediately transported back to the early days of motherhood!
3am is definitely the loneliest hour when everyone else in the whole world seems to be sleeping. It is a brilliant idea to set up a WhatsApp group in order to connect with others who are awake at that time.
Being a new mum is not always a bed of roses. Bodies need time to recover but babies are high maintenance. I found the problems faced by the new mums were universal – tiredness, leaking milk, soreness etc. It always helps to talk with others who are in the same boat.Continue reading