Baby Sister’s Birth Story | Elective Caesarean

(Warning: Graphic images of surgery) I wrote a post during my pregnancy about my birth options.  I had the option of an elective caesarean or having a VBAC.  And I remember saying that I wish the choice was taken out… Continue Reading

We Have A Caesarean Date| Pregnancy Diaries

At my final consultants appointment with the baby still breech at 37 weeks, it was decided that a scheduled caesarean was the safest mode of delivery for both myself and baby sister. So we’ve finally been given a date, and… Continue Reading

Mersea Island| Essex

A couple of weeks ago just after that glorious weather we encountered, we decided to head to the coast on a windy, blustery day.  Normally we’d head somewhere like Whitstable because we know it and enjoy the fresh seafood- in… Continue Reading

Alternative To A Baby Shower| Pregnancy Diaries

When a new baby is expected it’s customary to celebrate its arrival in some form or another.  In America the big trend is obviously hosting a baby shower before the baby is born. It’s a trend that is becoming more… Continue Reading

Breech, Small Baby & Probable Caesarean| 36 Weeks

Although I’m now currently 37 weeks pregnant, I haven’t updated you on how my 36 week scan and consultants appointment went. So I figured I should be doing that first, as it seems that these next few weeks could lead… Continue Reading

Things to pack in baby bag for hospital| Pregnancy Diaries

With a new baby on the way, it’s time I really started to get my act together and start properly planning for her arrival.  This pregnancy has flown by, and because this is our second child I guess we’ve been… Continue Reading

Preparing Our Toddler For A New Baby

Ever since I found out we were pregnant, I have been really concerned with how our toddler will deal with no longer being an only child. I don’t want him to feel pushed out, jealous or insecure in our love for… Continue Reading

My Gestational Diabetes Journey| Pregnancy Diaries

I realised recently that it’s been a while since I spoke about my gestational diabetes in-depth. In fact the last post was around the time I was diagnosed at 25 weeks pregnant, and since that post there’s so much I… Continue Reading