Category Archives: Labour

A brand new baby: 1 week and 4 days old…. Childbirth and Contractions

We had a baby boy 1 week and 4 days ago! Baby AJ… a bouncing baby boy born 2.42pm on Thursday 18th June 2015, 7lb 7 ounces. We were expecting a girl so this really was a surprise. For those … Continue reading

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40 weeks + 2: Babies are like balls

Men’s balls that is, when they cycle. Apparently due to the bashing they get during cycling they tend to go into hibernation only to peek out once the coast is clear of the crazy sadistic saddle. Generating a type of … Continue reading

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39 weeks + 4: Induction- bring it on! Sex and drugs and rock and roll

When you’ve been abstaining from decent soft cheeses for 9 months, the approach of D-day is a welcome thing. Sadly it won’t be a case that I’ll be in a cheese & wine induced coma once it’s out – but … Continue reading

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The female – mother metamorphosis

I’ve been thinking about writing this for years. Literally years. I’m sure I’ll wind-up offending someone, but I gotta write it – so here goes. We as the human race can all endure challenges and life changing events. Yet child … Continue reading

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Day 251: Is God female?

Ignore for the moment whether or not you’re a believer. Male or female? What do you think? Hubby chatted with me about this yesterday.  ‘Well if she were female she wouldn’t have given women periods or childbirth.’ True I thought. … Continue reading

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Day 19: My labour experience

Don’t read if you don’t want an honest account. A few people have asked so i wanted to share but also as a reminder to myself. Bottom line is, it really wasn’t that terrible. Possibly I was lucky, either way, … Continue reading

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Oh yes

Beautiful baby girl born 7.11am today. Full head of dark hair. 3.38kg. Just holding her, she’s lovely. Not decided on a name yet. Exhausted, will update soon. X

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Positive things I want to remember when in labour

3 things to announce on my 6am blog; – No, no baby yet – My friends are walking 630miles over several days to raise money for BLISS, when our little vulnerable bundles are born too soon, too small, too sick. … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: Natural forms of inducing but I think baby will come when it’s ready

Update of the day. No baby outside of tummy yet, it’s still hybernating inside tummy. Who can blame it? Warm, dark and food is always on tap. Mummy and daddy really want to meet you though, what can we do … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log: 1 Day To Go

So here we are. We’re 1 day away from D-day. New house is still brilliant despite the lack of curtains in our bedroom but it’s ok. After a trip to B&Q today we should be sorted. So far I’ve had … Continue reading

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