Monthly Archives: October 2010

Baby B: Forgetting The Baby – Pregnancy Brain

My midwife is on the first floor of the building and I usually get in the lift, press the button which indicates Midwife and head on up. This time however, I walked into the building and saw that the lift … Continue reading

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Baby B: versus the Midwife

“So you decided not to have the Down Syndrome screening test?” the midwife asked me. “Um no.. I didn’t decide, I thought I’d already had it”. “No, it says clearly here that I explained to you about having the test” … Continue reading

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Baby B: Carefree and Kicking Around

Ain’t thinking ’bout love today Lost in the sunlight Walking down memory lane I don’t think about running any more. I spend too long trying to waddle to work, find some comfort on the couch, sleep without pain, put socks … Continue reading

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Baby B: What's In A Name?

Baby names have been on my mind the last few weeks. After the 20 week scan I thought it might be time to start placing this little person in a real context and a name would probably be a useful … Continue reading

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Single Mother. Unplanned, Wanted Baby.

Those aren’t my terms: “Single mother, unplanned but wanted baby”, they are what the doctor wrote in her (my) notes. They are true of course and the curious practice of documenting everything still interests me now four months after that … Continue reading

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