Tag Archives: pregnancy

Babies

My new niece is well and happy and breastfeeding beautifully. Cheryl is also well – lacking in sleep, but otherwise unscathed by the long labour. And my brother seems to be taking it all in stride. I’m very excited; they’re … Continue reading

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Nearly Forgot

Today feels like Friday, even though it’s only Tuesday. It could be a long long week. I’m sneaking in under the wire here – it’s 11:53 – so the post will be short and sharp. WordPress have been publishing writing … Continue reading

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Something in the Water

A couple of friends and relatives have just announced pregnancies. It’s very exciting when the people around you have babies. I’m certainly stoked for everyone and looking forward to being an aunt to all and sundry. However, the people actually … Continue reading

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Body (un)conscious

Over the past four years my weight has fluctuated hugely. I went from being a bit skinnier than usual when I got married, to enormously pregnant, to post-pregnant with a lot of excess weight that just wouldn’t shift. And now, … Continue reading

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Not Yet

I'm still in the limbo of pre-labour, having small contractions in bunches every few hours, but not moving on into active labour yet. Perhaps it's time to break out all the old wives' tales and go driving on bumpy roads … Continue reading

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Due Date

So my official due date has come and almost gone without event.  I'm in a pre-labour state still, having mild, irregular contractions, and feeling that heavy, dragging sensation that you sometimes get before a bad period.  My body is definitely … Continue reading

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Pre-Labour

I've reached the end of week 40 now.  People are looking at my belly and asking me if the baby's due pronto.  Muy pronto is my answer, any day now.  Or they're staring at me bug-eyed and then averting their … Continue reading

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