Tag Archives: pregnancy

What To Pack In Your Hospital Bag

My hospital bag’s been packed for a while now but a dream I had the other night left me trying to remember whether I’d packed a hat or a blanket for baby, or what I’d actually packed. So the bag was brought inside again so that I could sort, repack and take the opportunity to photograph the bits to create a post …

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My Husband’s Take On Childbirth

This evening I laughed so much it hurt I laughed until I cried. I laughed so much I couldn’t breathe. It was my hubby’s fault. We were having one of our many discussions about labour and this time reminiscing on P2s birth. For me, it all went by in a bit of a blur but for hubby it’s clearly imprinted …

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The Things I’m Looking Forward to Post-Pregnancy

With just three official weeks left until my due date. I’ve guiltily started dreaming about the moment I go into labour and give birth to our beautiful baby girl. I have been feeling rather negative about pregnancy, it’s been a tough “last ever pregnancy” and I’ve struggled to see the good side of it all. I’ve not enjoyed being pregnant …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 37 Weeks #3

I’m classed as term officially. There’s still three more weeks until my due date but knowing that I’m actually term makes me feel a little more relaxed. I’m in agony today. I’m not sleeping thanks to P2, who seems to think from 1-4am is the time to be completely unsettled and I’m up every 15-30minutes resettling her. It’s exhausting. Plus …

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“I’m feeling so much more calmer about space now”

When we first moved into our home we naturally took the bigger room as we were sharing with P2 in her cot and P1 had the smaller room, but after a suggestion by a sleep therapist that came over to assist with P2s stirring, we moved into the smaller room and the girls began their journey of sharing. It didn’t …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 36 Weeks #3

I seem to have lost 1.7kg in the past week?! Not quite sure how as I’ve been eating what feels like non-stop. My appetite is ridiculous. This week I have actually been feeling a bit better in myself with regards to preparation things, but my body isn’t feeling any better. Today in particular I’ve been feeling a lot of pressure …

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“I’ve been on this roller coaster twice before”

Imagine queuing for a roller coaster that you’ve never been on before. You’re excited and happy. Then you get strapped into the seat and your nerves rocket, you experience all the emotions possible as you wait for it to begin. As it climbs up the track with just the sky in view you can feel your body shaking with fear …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 35 Weeks #3

I’m feeling big now. Really big and really heavy. Everything seems to be pulling downwards. I get a lot of pressure and discomfort in my lower bump which the midwife said is due to the fact P3 has been snuggled low in my pelvis pretty much the whole time, especially now. I’ve managed to pack the girls bags now and …

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“I’m really struggling to get comfy at night”

I can’t quite put my finger on my mood today. One minute I’m feeling ok, the next I want to cry then the next I’m agitated, then I’m ok again. I’ve spent the whole day with at least one of the girls touching me or clinging to me. I’ve had P2 elbowing me in the stomach or using me as …

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31/31: The Best Bit About August

I can’t quite believe that tomorrow is September. A really busy month for us, with birthdays, anniversaries, potentially a birth of P3 and obviously the return to school. August has been a real mixed month. Busy days and lazy days. We’ve had laughter and tears. Tantrums and cuddles. We’ve done baking and art. Fed ducks and been swimming. I’ve really …

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Pregnancy Diaries – 34 Weeks #3

I’m getting increasingly nervous now. The fact that I have 6 weeks until my due date, but only 3 weeks until I’m classed as “term”. It’s scary. You’d think that I would be a pro at pregnancy and birth by now but I think the fact I only gave birth last year means that it’s all still so fresh in …

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George at Asda Light Denim Shorts Review

I love shopping for the girls clothes in supermarkets. George at Asda particularly have a lovely range for children’s clothes for an excellent price but I rarely get myself anything in the supermarket. We were recently sent some denim shorts to review. Obviously, I’m pregnant at the moment so I can’t actually do the shorts up right now, but funny …

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DreamGenii Pregnancy Pillow Review

It’s the main thing I’ve moaned about during this pregnancy and it too begins with the letter “P”. Pain. I seem to have been dished the very shortest straw when it comes to pain and have been in agony for what seems like the whole duration. With the uncomfortable only increasing I was very excited to review the DreamGenii Pregnancy …

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