Monthly Archives: April 2011


Yes, Piles. Farmers, Haemmorhoids, whatever you care to call them. I have them and they are bloody uncomfortable. I didn’t really get them until post-birth last time, as a result of the abandonment of my hypnobirthing “just breathe him out” … Continue reading

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Houston, we have a breech baby.

25 weeks is still plenty of time for it to change. But wouldn’t that be cracking? Something else to add to the bingo card.

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No shit, Sherlock.

I have finally figured out that the crampy tightening feelings I get occasionally are probably Braxton Hicks contractions. I only noticed what they were last night, despite having had them for about 2-3 weeks. I discovered if I sat still, … Continue reading

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Cleaning the kitchen sink again

24 hours of thinking every cough was going to result in being sick. In the end I was in the kitchen fetching the toddler’s breakfast and it was a sneeze that got me. I managed to clean the sink whilst … Continue reading

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I don’t know what on earth she is doing in there, but whatever it is it feels… odd. Like I can’t breathe, and I’m about to wee myself at the same time. Apparently she weighs about 1.5lb now. Whatever she … Continue reading

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