At 38 weeks it’s time to start considering the practicalities and one of the things I didn’t really consider last time was breastfeeding friendly clothes until they were needed. Maternity clothing does always translate and do the job therefore this time when I looking over what I had left from the bear, it was clear I needed to replenish my basics as all I have is a few black vests leftover. I hit the usual places; Mothercare, H&M etc but… Keep Reading
I will be 38 weeks this Saturday therefore as they class anything above 37 weeks as that “any time now” phase of pregnancy; it now time to sort out the hospital bags. Bags as in plural as there will be more than just me and the baby to consider this time as the bear will also need to have a bag. I am hoping to be able to go natural and therefore need to plan for the unexpected, middles of… Keep Reading
Not quite the usual structure but this catch up has kept me away from social media for a little while as…well to be honest I didn’t really know what to say. To summarise: I had my routine midwife appointment last Thursday when I successfully got my fit to fly ready to travel out on holiday Saturday morning. I was still measuring big though which wasn’t surprising considering the gestational diabetes, but their process is that it needs to be checked… Keep Reading
I’ve not bought a lot of clothes this pregnancy as I’ve made do with my old maternity clothes from the bear and a few eBay bargains but I really really wanted some dungarees for some reason. Maybe because as a bigger girl anyway, I wouldn’t care that I looked like Dr Robotnik as there’d at least be a obviously reason for the next few months! Anyway…. I ordered these dungarees from Amazon and oh my days, I love love love… Keep Reading
20 weeks today and officially halfway there! This week has been a series of appointments for the bean, first of all on Thursday afternoon was my options appointment to decide on a birth plan for this pregnancy. Then Friday morning was our 20 week anomaly scan followed by a consultant appointment to review all the test results so far and to approve the plans we’ve put into place.