Tag Archives: Pregnancy

Progression: bump to baby

12 Weeks, July 2010 20 Weeks, September 2010 September 2010 November 2010 February 2011 Day 0 – February 14 Day 1, 15 February 2011 Day 5, 19 February 2011 Day 9, 23 February 2011 Day 13, 27 February 2011 Day … Continue reading

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Something with which I struggled in 2010

Physical mobility was my biggest challenge in 2010. Near the end of January I over exercised my right knee, while running with poor form, and I hurt / irritated the area. This was pretty bad news because I had just … Continue reading

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Baby: Acquisitions, Visitors and So Much Silence

38 weeks, four days The bump and I had visitors this week. Two of my colleagues came over with their little ones, 11 week old Juliette and 16 week old James, and we caught up on gossip while I tried … Continue reading

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Baby: Four Weeks Sitting Around

35 weeks, four days Four weeks and three days left until my due date but only 10 days until the baby’s arrival becomes imminent. Sounds like soon and getting ‘sooner’ every moment. For a while I was stressing a lot … Continue reading

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Baby: Are You Sure?

34 weeks, four days The bump measures 35 inches from pelvis to the top and I look more like Humpty Dumpty than ever. I am gaining lots of respect for his sitting on a wall since I can barely get … 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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