At the time of writing, it’s 5.19am. I’ve been out of bed for about 45 minutes, but I’ve been awake for around 2 hours – tossing and turning, failing to get comfortable, getting up to use the toilet, asking Arthur to please not pull on … Continue readingSleep
5.5 months. 167 days. That’s how long it has been since I last blogged. Whoah. This would have seemed inconceivable to me at the time, but hey – I was just shy of 7 weeks pregnant with my second baby (still tucked up safe and … Continue reading167 days.
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 … Continue readingAbout being pregnant: the third trimester!
Now that we’re over halfway through October, it’s starting to feel a little like we’ve just crested the top of a roller-coaster, in terms of the imminent arrival of our baby… The past few months have plodded along, but now time seems to be … Continue readingLife Lately…
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 … Continue readingAbout being pregnant
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 … Continue readingA secret…
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.
One of the first births I witnessed was a water birth. The woman I was caring for couldn’t wait to get into the pool when she arrived at the hospital, so as soon as the pool was full of water (they take a while … Continue readingWater Birth