Thankfully, the happenings of Friday seemed to have been a false alarm. However, during the three or so hours we spent waiting for the midwife to arrive, I blamed myself repeatedly. “It’s my fault,” I heard myself saying, “I stayed too late at work on Wednesday and haven’t slept enough this week.” “It’s my fault,” I said again later, “I told people that everything was going well with the pregnancy… View Post

This week has been a bit of a roller coaster pregnancy wise. It started off on such a high last Sunday when hubby felt the baby move for the first time. We weren’t expecting him to be able to at this stage as I’d only been able to feel the baby moving myself for around ten days, but the baby gave me a massive boot (thanks little girl!) and there… View Post

Oh my word. Where to begin? We are clearly going to need a travel system for the baby when it arrives, but who knew there were so many features and so many different models? The options seem to be endless! I’ve asked around for some advice but to be honest I’m feeling even more overwhelmed. It’s been suggested I focus on our own needs and how to best address them… View Post

When I say preparing for baby, I don’t mean all the lovely things like shopping for baby clothes, prams and cots. I mean hardcore sorting. Actually physically making space for another person in the house. I’m not entirely sure how the two of us have managed to fill every cupboard, inch of storage space, and in some cases, floor space *cough*study*cough* in a three bedroom house, but it would appear… View Post

Well, what a week this has been! 21 weeks pregnant today and time to write my diary for week 20. First we had the 20 week scan on Tuesday, which was soooo exhausting (how can sitting around in a waiting room be so tiring?!). Then we revealed the gender of our baby in this little video, which I’ve been told is rather cute! I like it, but then I might… View Post