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About therubbishpregno

30-something Mum to a toddler. I am pregnant, and I am rubbish at it. My body doesn't seem to be able to cope with daily life as well as pregnancy, so I have had to put my life on hold while I grow another person...

Crap at pregnancy… not so crap at birth?!

It’s been a month now since my little girl made her entrance. I’ve strangely missed writing the blog. I haven’t updated it because… well… I’m not pregnant any more. In fact, given the story I am about to tell, I … Continue reading

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Bugger me, I only went and had a baby!

In short, the little minx turned up this morning, in a very timely fashion, ensuring that both of my pregnancies ended at 38+3, hers literally only 10 minutes longer than her brothers. Shall tell all just as soon as I … Continue reading

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Let the waiting commence.

Um, yeah, so that moaning I’ve been doing about everything for the past 48 hours? It may have been The Arse. The Arse is a phenomenon well known amongst the online community I frequent. It refers to the very end … Continue reading

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Crap at being patient

Lying in bed, considering how uncomfortable I have to be before the pain forces me to get up. I’m crap at waiting, as well as everything else. We’ve got the cot built (a bedside one), clothes washed, nappies ready, muslins … Continue reading

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Made it!

I can’t believe that it’s taken me 37 weeks of being crap at pregnancy to get around to downloading the WordPress app for my iPhone. I am celebrating the downloading of said app, and also the fact that I’ve made … Continue reading

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TMI Friday

I coined this expression with regards to the much more well-known red and white striped restaurant a few weeks back. I went with the Long-Suffering Husband as it is one of his favourite “Porn Food” locations (Porn food, for those … Continue reading

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A mixed bag

Today was 34-week-scan-day. I left home just after 11am to make it to the hospital/get parked/placate toddler/waddle to Maternity ultrasound in time for my appointment at midday. Sure enough, parking was a nightmare, followed by whingy toddler (strapped in pushchair, … Continue reading

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