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A tentative hello.


Greetings from a little sunny window in March! I’ve been putting off trying to start things back up here until I “have the time” but it’s starting to dawn on me that, that’s unlikely to happen any time soon… Make the time I must!


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One month ago today our wonderful, perfect son was born.


It already feels like he has been here with us for months and months, and simultaneously that it was just yesterday that we drove back here and showed him around his home for the first time.
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About being pregnant: the third trimester!


Now that we’re well and truly in the third trimester (and in actual fact are nearing our due date fairly rapidly!), I thought I better get the post I promised about the third trimester online before we find ourselves busy with the arrival of our baby!
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Since pausing…


During my interlude away from my blog, we got up to a fair few things – here’s a little update on what has been happening whilst I’ve been gone!


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About being pregnant


We found out that we were expecting on Easter Sunday. We took one test in the morning, which we didn’t quite believe, and so took another in the evening (after having spent a lovely but lengthy day with family!). That was the time we started to let the happiness, surprise, confusion, disbelief and glee wash over us. Finding out you’re growing a tiny, little human, is such an overwhelming feeling!
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A secret…


As you may have noticed, I took a long and luxurious break from posting – the reason for which has been that we have been busying ourselves with the most wonderful and exciting secret. Of course, for some of you this won’t be a surprise as we’ve been sprinkling our news little by little over the past few weeks and months…

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Hello lovelies! I’ve made the decision to have a bit of a pause, as I’m well and truly struggling to keep up with placement, written work, photography, blog posts and life in general, at the moment. I’m not sure how long I’ll be taking a break for, right now, but I’m sure I’ll have a lot to share when I return – I’ve yet to post pictures from Paul and Louise’s wedding, as well as Caroline and Nori’s wedding!
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Postnatal Ward


It’s night-time as we crowd into the handover room,
The day staff look weary but they smile as they discuss their day.
A5, B3, C6 and side rooms 1-4; we scribble on our sheets of paper,
Rhesus negative, AF, BF, 3°, EBL, OBs due at 1215, 0200, 0430.
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Antenatal Ward


I’m here to greet you, as you raise your head groggily from your pillow.
I always find myself speaking a little more softly than I feel I should,
But it feels right, today, my voice gently soothing in the morning light.
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50 questions – Part 5

Normal programming soon to return (well, ish) but in the meantime I thought I’d finish off the 50 questions I’ve been posting in dribs and drabs for a while now… Here is part 5 of the 50 questions I’ve borrowed from MariellPart 1 is herepart 2 is here, part 3 is here and part 4 is here.

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