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!
It's a given that announcing a pregnancy brings with it a lot of congratulations. It's a major life event and something a lot of us will look forward to with great anticipation. Even if you aren't one of the expectant parents yourself, the arrival of a new family member or the offspring of a close … Continue reading Please Don’t Tell Me I’m ‘Lucky’
Any pregnant woman - or indeed partner of a pregnant woman - will be able to tell you that a huge amount of the pregnancy is spent answering pretty much the same questions over and over again. I remember quite vividly, whilst pregnant with their first, my sister in law telling me she was considering … Continue reading Why I DO Want a Girl, Actually
I know, I know, I said I wasn't going to flood the place with baby talk, didn't I?! But cut me some slack, it's only just become public knowledge that I'm having my first baby, and to be frank, keeping this kind of major news a secret for such a long time has been all … Continue reading Things That Surprised Me About The First Trimester
It's been a little while since I posted. Now, that is a bit of an understatement! I'm not sure there has been a lull in my posting quite this long since the dark old days of 2016 when my personal life took that spectacular crash and burn and I could only really hold myself together … Continue reading Life Update & Exciting News!