This week of pregnancy has been a bit strange really. I’d always thought that I’d be super chilled come week 37, as this would mean that baby is full term and could arrive perfectly healthily at any time she’s ready. Instead, I’ve spend this week knowing that my baby is going to be born by caesarean section the following week. I’ve been to the hospital for my pre op and… View Post

After lots of umming and ahhing, we eventually decided on an Uppababy Vista as our choice of pushchair. However, Hubby has always been very superstitious. He won’t let me put new shoes on a table, won’t walk past me on the stairs and will never under any circumstances walk over a triple drain. So you can imagine how thrilled I was when his idiot friend told him that it’s bad… View Post

Welcome to my new blog series entitled Meet the Parents – Advice for New Mummies and Daddies. It has occurred to me whilst pregnant that so much advice to given to you by anyone and everyone; grannies in the street, ladies on checkouts, friends who don’t have children(!); but where better to get advice from  than those who are going through it right now, themselves? We kick off with Bex… View Post

This week of pregnancy has been quite eventful really. We had our scan on Tuesday to find out whether the baby was still breech, and got a little bit more than we bargained for as the powers that be decided that, despite a normal growth scan at 34 weeks, the baby is still measuring small, meaning that they want to get her out early. So we’re having a caesarean at… View Post

Now that we have an eviction date for baby, I thought I’d better write a stretch mark update while there’s still time! As you know, I’ve been using the Secret Saviours Anti Stretch Mark Pack since around week 22 of this pregnancy. I was a bit late starting, as Secret Saviours recommend that you start using the pack from around weeks 12-14 of pregnancy, but it doesn’t seem to have… View Post