Category Archives: Pregnancy

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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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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39 weeks: Zombie legs

OK so call them restless legs or legs that need to keep moving. I had it 1st time when I was pregnant with Lolo and I have it again with number 2. I don’t think its 100% restless legs (see … Continue reading

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38 weeks + 4: And the Iron’s Fine

Had my 38 ish week midwife appointment yesterday. All’s fine which is great. The key things I could hope for; Blood test results from last time are still all fine, baby’s head is still down and my iron levels are good, … Continue reading

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10 weeks to go: seeeeds maaan

It would appear I have a bit of insomnia. I have a 23 month old who sleeps soundly through the night and in her new bed but it is I who is up! Not fair. However it is a 4 … Continue reading

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Day 200: Seriously? After all the previous problems?

Last night, after I finished feeding my right boob felt heavy and a little tense. This morning I woke up with quite a painful one and throughout the course of the day it’s got heavier, more painful and bigger. It’s … 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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Skin Part 3: Dry

Now I’m pregnant, my skin has become a lot drier that it was before. The pros really are that I now have less spots! I really cannot complain, however the flip side of this is that I scar more easily … Continue reading

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Look After Your Teeth During Pregnancy

No news yet. Baby does feel a lot lower generally. Yesterday was an epic day though. 4 out of 4 on my pregnancy routine. On top of that I had an hour long walk, entertained my mum and my aunt … Continue reading

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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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