Category Archives: Toddler

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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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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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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Waiting for the itch.

I was in a DIY store earlier, getting things for all of those little niggly jobs that have needed doing for bloody ages but have been putting them off due to the cost of doing them all. DIY store having … Continue reading

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The tour of nearly fainting continues (with epilogue)

Yesterday’s venue was Boots. In a shopping centre, on a hot and humid day, where the air conditioning was malfunctioning in some way (there is no other earthly reason it could have been so bloody hot in there). I made … Continue reading

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The final stretch

Literally. Stretch. It feels as if my skin could stretch no further at the moment, but I’ve got another 5-10 weeks of this left yet. I am approaching the massive, cumbersome and grumpy phase now. No matter how I sit, … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine?

Saw the midwife yesterday. 28 weeks now. Baby is still breech, blood pressure absolutely fine, no protein in urine, but I did have a trace of glucose. Therefore it’s back to the midwife in 2 weeks to see if there’s … Continue reading

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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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