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

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

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

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

Hotel Ranga| Iceland

There are many ways to try to see the Northern Lights in Iceland.  You can go on tours every night during the dark winter months or you can self drive to an area with little light pollution and wait and… 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