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

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

Irritable, Moody and Emotional| 32 Weeks

I do hate writing a ranty post when pregnant, but when everything is going ok I never feel the need to write.  It’s usually when my mind feels burdened that I feel the words just want to come out.  Sort… Continue Reading

VBAC or Elective Caesarean| Pregnancy Diaries

The end of this pregnancy is getting very close, and actually because this time around I have a toddler the speed at which this pregnancy has flown by has me quite anxious that I don’t really have a birth plan… Continue Reading

3D Scan| 30 Weeks

Although I’m getting more scans than most women in pregnancy due to the gestational diabetes, it’s not quite the same as being able to see the baby on a 3D scan. My growth scans pretty much just pick out the… Continue Reading

Bleeding, Growth Scans and Possible Early Delivery| 29 Weeks

After my rant about being ‘lazy’ in pregnancy, I proceeded to wake up the next morning and discovered I’d had a small bleed.  Being 26 weeks pregnant at the time and bleeding, even if it is only a small amount,… Continue Reading