Monthly Archives: April 2013

Last Week: 38 Weeks Pregnant

I just wanted to summarise last week, my 38th week of being pregnant. I think that week and the 37th were the most challenging of my whole pregnancy both physically and mentally. The 38th week I think I regressed a … Continue reading

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Why Pay The Extra For NCT Classes: Our Recommendation Michelle Bramham

‘Those NCT Nazis’, I promise you. However distasteful the phrase, it has been used to describe some of the NCT class instructors that different people have experienced over many, many years. Maybe my group got very lucky or maybe things … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 8 Days To Go: Guess What I’m Thinking About… Natural Forms Of Labour Induction

Morning 6am-ers! Saw ‘Love & Other Drugs’ last night and loved it… worth a watch if you’ve not seen it yet. Anyway, so I’ve got 8 days to go as of today. Since I’m considered ‘full term’ as of 37 … Continue reading

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Julie Adam Prenatal Yoga & Active Birthing Sessions

So, there are many DVD’s/pamphlets and sources of information out there on child birth and the run up to child birth. I find great value in actually being able to speak with someone to get the human perspective. I also … Continue reading

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LIST: Additional Thoughts On Labour

So, I have had a round up from the NCT girls on the whole labour experience. Here are their additional thoughts from: The crazy cats who have given birth already Those of us who are yet to pop Katy & … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 11 Days To Go: Fourth Trimester Anyone?

THERE’S NO ROOM AT THE INN!!!! I’m so full of baby my skin is sore! Please stop growing! 11 days to go (ish) it’s all ok, we’ll make it. Should get the keys to the new house today. Have a … Continue reading

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LIST: The Hospital Bag From Bare Essentials To Enhanced

I admit that I am a minimalist and in my ideal world I would rock up to the hospital with a bottle of water and car seat and walk out with a baby. However I appreciate I can’t do this. … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Holiday

OK, not really. But its been sunny the last few days and it’s making me want to plan a warm holiday somewhere already. Hubby reckons anywhere that is 2 hours driving distance… I’m not sure that will ever get us … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 13 Days To Go: Food In The House & Bladder Pains

God, I’d forgotten how amazing clothing smells when its been dried outside! My one chore DONE for today. Other than that, I have had a friend over today and it has been a marvellous distraction. She is one of the NCT … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 14 Days To Go: Must Remember When Going Into Labour

Another 3am wake up call. Well at least I have the advantage of of free ‘what-you-doing-up-in-the-middle-of-the-night-fool?!’ broadband usage. We’re just going through the processes of buying a new house due to complete this Friday so I’ve probably got a couple … Continue reading

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