Tag Archives: Baby B

Baby B: Scattered All Over The Place

32 weeks, six days My plan has been to publish a weekly column on the baby and / or the pregnancy each Sunday. Yesterday, however, I just couldn’t come up with anything positive. I imagine that some hormones have been … Continue reading

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Baby B: Antenatal Class 1 – Breastfeeding

31 weeks, four days I have been offered two antenatal classes by the NHS and the first one was on breastfeeding. The second one in just over a week is on the labour itself and they both run for two … Continue reading

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Baby B: Shopping But Not As I Know It

30 weeks, four days A cot: L127 x W68 x H101cm, conforms to BS EN 716, requires a continental size cot mattress (60 x 120cm) – check -, suitable from 0-24 months, 3-position mattress base height. Ordered online and paid … Continue reading

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Baby B: and Iron

Third trimester, 29 weeks, four days I had some blood tests at my 28 week midwife appointment and one of them was to check my iron levels. Five days later I received a phone call informing me that they were … Continue reading

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Baby B: Mama In Tears, Baby Chilling

28 weeks, four days I was talking to Baby’s dad, a few days ago, and mentioned that there had been little kicking and activity going on that day. Baby had been all over the place the previous week, kicking and … Continue reading

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Baby B: Some Stories To Tell

I have been hearing friends’ and random strangers stories about their pregnancies and some of them just leave me astounded. Mine are full of ooohs and aahhhs of pain mostly, messy nose bleeds, frequent night time awakenings (every night), painful … Continue reading

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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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