I didn't plan on writing oodles of posts about giving birth. In fact, in the first few days following the event I felt very much that I never wanted to talk about it, or even think about it, ever again! But the more I've talked to other women about their experiences, the more I've come … Continue reading Labour & Delivery Tips Part 1 – My Birth Plan
It never really occurred to me that my baby may come early. I mean, obviously I knew it was a possibility - I knew full well that only 4% of babies arrive on their due date - but for some reason that very loosely guestimated date stuck in my mind as the first likely day … Continue reading Bailey’s Birth Story
What with our little man joining us a little earlier than expected and the whirlwind that ensued afterwards, it just dawned on me that I never got around to filling you in on the third trimester! Now that he's here pregnancy feels like a distant memory - if I didn't have the little fella sleeping … Continue reading The Third Trimester – The Final Stretch
Hi Everyone! This is just a very quick post to let you know that a little ahead of schedule and much to our joy and surprise, our little one arrived at 4.18am on Tuesday weighing 6lbs 8oz! We are now the very proud parents of a little boy named Bailey, and we are just head … Continue reading Introducing Bailey…
It is hard for me to admit this, but one of the first feelings I felt when I realised I was pregnant was regret. Not because I didn't want this baby, you understand. This is a very much wanted and planned for child. No, it was simply due to the overwhelming sense that I was … Continue reading ‘I Think My Midwife Hates Me’ and Other Random Thoughts of a Mum To Be With Social Anxiety
I can hardly believe I'm writing this, but I am now into my final trimester! Baby will be with us at some point in the next three months and I can't lie - I'm starting to feel a little freaked by the whole thing! Everything seemed to go so slowly throughout the first trimester - … Continue reading Second Trimester Update!