Month: September 2015

Hello Charlee, My Name is Dad – Part II, The SCN

Our day was the literal rollercoaster of emotions – from being anxiety riddled while waiting on Becca’s major surgery, through to happiness and elation over the birth of our daughter, and then down to concern and panic over Charlee in her current state. Seeing a loved one in an intensive care unit is heartbreaking. Seeing infants in such a situation… Read more →

Hello Charlee, My Name is Dad – Part I

On September 17, 2015, Becca and I welcomed to this world Charlee Sophia Goldberg. Weighing in at a whopping 7 pounds 14 ounces, she is nearly 20 inches long. Later, I was advised that she is LGA, or large for gestational age, as she technically was delivered at 38 weeks, 6 days. We’re thinking if she went full term, Charlee… Read more →

The Most Important 1 in 350,000… A Letter to my Child

Dear Baby Goldberg, This week is the last week you get to call mummy’s womb, home. The last week we get to cram for our final exam in parenting, re-watching videos, rereading books, and tidying the nursery. The last week that your mum and I spend talking about what to expect in terms of how you’ll look, what your demeanour will be like,… Read more →

5 signs you’re Nesting, as determined by the Wongbergs

Here we are in week 37, and suffice it to say, it’s been another eventful week. Having determined the week before that we have a breech baby on our hands…. er… on board… we’ve been elbow deep in stretches, inversions, moxibustion sessions, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and obstetricians visits. We’ve been swimming and walking, stretching and flexing, talking to baby and playing… Read more →