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Real Mum's Answer - Kayla Cutajar

Real Mum's Answer - Kayla Cutajar

Simona Maes |

1. How old were you when you had your first child?



2. What was the hardest thing about being pregnant?

I was lucky enough to have an easy breezy pregnancy so I’m going to say waking up and finding clothes that fit me and were comfy every morning, man oh man that was stressful for me.


3. What was your number one pregnancy must have?

Breastfeeding pillow, it has so many uses! 


4. Favourite part of your pregnancy?

Feeling your little babe move, such an amazing feeling! Oh and definitely the chocolate thick-shake cravings that I would have almost every day because you know “eating for two” and all that 😉


5. 3 Hospital bag must haves?

Breastfeeding pillow, comfy loose clothes for yourself and a phone charger because if your anything like me you’ll take a million photos of your baby sleeping.


6. What has been the hardest thing about being a mum?

Trying to not loose myself along the way, I absolutely LOVE being a mum but I think it’s important to make time for doing the things you’ve always loved to do too.


7. What has been the most rewarding part of being a mum?

Watching this tiny little human you created grow and learn, it really is amazing.


8. What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being a mum?

Some things that use to gross me out don’t anymore. Kinda like being vomited on.


9. Which milestone was the most exciting?

The first smile, nothing beats watching your baby be happy!


10. What is something that having a child has taught you?

It’s not always rainbows and sunshine, it’s ok to have an “off” day.


11. Are you routine mum or a go with the flow mum and what does bedtime look like?

I’m a go with the flow mum! Isaacs a pretty cruisey baby so we just go with it. Bed time is 7:30 for us, sometimes he likes to party a bit later when people are around though.


12. Must have baby product?

A baby lounger. We got so much use out of ours in those first few months.


13. Something you bought but never used?

A change table.


14. Favourite mum hack?

I don’t think I have one 😱 I’ll need to work on that.


15. Best piece of advice you’d give to a new mum?

Honestly, everybody has advice to give and it can be overwhelming and sure take it onboard but go with what works for you, your baby and your family. There is no rule book on being a parent and different things work for different people.