There are few discussions that you have on your path to parenthood that can produce more disputes than choosing a name for your newborn. After all, it’s something that’s intended to be stuck with your child for life.
But even though they’ve had nine months to prepare, some parents’ minds are still blank once their baby arrives. And for one mum from Sydney’s western suburbs, this situation is now extreme – seven weeks on from welcoming her baby girl into the world, Kellie* is still struggling to select a suitable name.
“My fear is what happens if further down the track I think ‘oh, I really like that name, I wish I’d gone with that,’” she explains.
Her partner hasn’t been able to help, having acquiesced all naming rights to Kellie after battling to agree on suggestions when their first child was born. And while many mums would rejoice at this free reign, that’s not the case for Kellie.
Read the rest of this article here.