Joshua’s Birth Story

Having finally announced the arrival of Joshua on the blog the other day I thought I would share with you Joshua’s birth story. Joshua was born on the 7th October 2015 at 9.21am, he came into the world earlier than anticipated. My due date was the 19th October by my dates and the 11th October based on the first scan. Joshua weighed 8lb 3oz and is perfect, I do wonder if I had gone full term how heavy… View Post

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Bump Watch 36 Weeks

36 weeks eek… Only four weeks give or take left to go! That is kind of exciting but also quite scary at the same time. Now that E has started school full time I am slowly getting some time back to myself. This is lovely but I am aware this is only for a few weeks so I better not get too used to it! I sometimes wonder my sanity for starting all over again. At this stage… View Post

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Third Trimester Mood Swings

My moods are swinging more than a child on a playground. In the same breath, in no particular order, I will cry, laugh hysterically and scream. The book, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” says women experience extreme mood swings in the third trimester, and our partners are going to have to have a little extra patience… I think everyone I encounter needs to have a little extra patience, especially as my husband is away… View Post

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28 Week Growth Scan

On Friday I had my 28 week growth scan, I was offered one due to my Epilepsy because my medication can lead to low birth weight in the baby. I was looking forward to the scan because it was a chance to see the baby again and to see if it I was growing a giant baby. What was also exciting about this scan is that E was getting to come with us due to… View Post

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Am I growing a giant baby?

Yesterday I had a standard 27 weeks midwife appointment, my lovely midwife, who is a little on the scatty side but never the less she really is lovely, came round to my house for the appointment to make things easier for me. After running half an hour late she turned up, we got my pregnancy notes out and went though all the usual standard stuff..  First asking how I am, tired… that’s how I am.… View Post

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