Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Our Baby Neo is Sick

Last Monday was my birthday – it wasn’t happy though.  Since we already went to Tagaytay the day before and Leo can’t be absent from work, we don’t have any plans of celebrating.  However, having a sick baby Neo during my birthday was very devastating.  He keeps throwing up milk and water.  He even reached 38.4 degrees of temp during nighttime.

We went to the doctor a day after he started having fever. The doctor was not accommodating.  She just checked Neo’s throat (none too gently..Neo even cried, poor baby..) then prescribed meds and asked for Urinalysis. We just went to the nearest clinic from our house – its super hassle to bring Baby Neo to his doctor because papa was at work and couldn’t drive us to the hospital (I need to learn how to drive na talaga).

It was my first time to gather Neo’s urine for urinalysis – and it was not a happy experience.  He was crying the whole time we were waiting for his wiwi.  When the wiwi came, I was too excited and I might have put some anxiety to Neo thus he only urinate 5drops of wiwi and cried a whole lot of tears.  I encouraged him to wiwi more and when he did, he did it on my lap hahaha :D poor mommy and baby…

He got well after 3days.  He was taking paracetamol and antibiotics. Papa saw that Neo’s first premolar is emerging na.  That might be the cause of his fever.

Oh, and the urinalysis result was normal.


Baby Neo's Mama

Monday, January 21, 2013

Pre-birthday Celebration @Nurture Spa, Tagaytay

Both my Leo and I are fond of massages.  For us, it helps our tired body to relax.  It is really a good bonding time for us (though we don’t talk much when we are having our massages hehe).

A few months back, we took advantage of Deal Grocer and Nurture Spa’s promotion and availed a spa service for both of us.  We chose Nilaib treatment -

Nilaib (1 1/2 hours)
Our Filipino version of the stone massage uses steamed hot pouches of traditional Filipino herbs wrapped in banana leaves to leave you rested and rejuvenated. [caption from Nurture Spa website].

We made our reservation a week prior to the date we wanted to avail of the treatment.  The time we committed was 1PM [just after lunchtime], however, we underestimated the travel time.  We came from my parent’s home at Dasmarinas and assumed just an hour ride – it took us 2hrs L

When we arrived, the attendants were very accommodating. After surrendering our vouchers, they have us sign an information sheet and gave us 2 cute cups of tea.  I had Neo taste the tea – and I think he liked it.
Neo's first sip

and, he liked it! hmmm....

We were then led to the massage room.  On the way, we took photos of the place.

view of the grounds

the pool

overnight accommodations

The Nilaib treatment was very relaxing.  The treatment started with cleansing of our feet then body soothing massage.  After massaging a part of our body, the masseuse would put in steamed pouches in area.  These steamed pouches are really hot – it even left red marks on my skin afterwards.  Leo was sleeping during the treatment, except when the masseuse puts hot pouches in his skin hehe :D We were served hot ginger tea after the treatment.

inside the spa room

Overall, our experience at Nurture Spa was very relaxing.  Though, it would have been more pleasurable if we booked an overnight stay.  [Which we’ll do one of these days…]

We took a family photo before leaving.

And, a mama and baby photo with Taal volcano as our background.


Baby Neo's Mama

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Welcome Baby Neo's Mama

I am fond of reading blogs – mostly blogs of women who share their day to day life as a mom.  My favorites are Topaz Mommy and Mommy Fleur (you may want to read both their blogs and get to know them more.  I assure you, you'll like them ;)).

Since I started 2013 as a stay at home mom, I have a lot of spare time thinking of how to pass the boredom at home.  My husband suggested that since I am very fond of reading blogs, why not start my own?  Now, that got me thinking.

And that’s how Baby Neo’s Mama’s blog was born…

Happy reading!

-Baby Neo's Mama

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