Why We Travel With Our Baby A retired couple from Montreal sitting next to me in the van from Sanur to Denpasar (read about Campbell’s jet-setting here) seemed astonished by the way we were travelling with Campbell, and even travelling at all. They remarked that they didn’t travel with their kids until the youngest was … More Travel Adventures with Campbell: Part II
Where Our Baby Has Traveled One of the first things we did after Campbell was born was apply for his passport. As I gear up for my next solo Hong Kong to Vancouver flight (eeek!) with Campbell, I can’t help but reflect back on all of the use that passport has gotten during during his … More Travel Adventures with Campbell: Part I
There has been no shortage of sharing about our little baby being born in Hong Kong. You’ve heard about my sweaty pregnancy check-ups, the trials and tribulations of my blood type and blood pressure, and finally(!) Campbell’s birth. What I didn’t really address – and what lots of people have been curious about – is what … More Having a Baby in a Hong Kong Public Hospital: the Inside Scoop
How to Survive with Baby in a Small Space This is a cool looking kid, right? He’s clearly got all the style, gear, and trendy items any baby could hope or dream about. He must have cool parents who have figured our juuuuust the right stuff to buy for him. As you saw in our … More Campbell’s Favourite Things (and Mama’s too!)
Last One – I Promise! After successfully (but barely) surviving my sweaty summer pregnancy in Hong Kong (read about that here) and the charades of the Public Hospital system (read about that here), I wrapped up work and was more than ready to have my baby!
Where I Get Sent to Queen Mary Hospital And so the birth story continues…if you missed Part I, where I describe a typical check-up at the public clinic, you can catch up here. If you’re up to date, here’s the next installment where I – you guessed it – go to the hospital! Last May … More Campbell’s Birth Story Part II
My Story of A Late-Term Prenatal Checkup Scene: It is is the peak of Hong Kong summer, through which I have (obviously) become larger and more noticeably pregnant every day. It is 40ºC and 95% humidity (seriously). The weather is torturous. My curly hair is enormous and unruly. I constantly sweat like a criminal on trial … More Campbell’s Birth Story Part I