Baby A’s Birth

Here’s hoping you don’t mind a little anonymity, but I refer to my partner as J and now my baby as A. I’m a firm believer in you can not be too careful online, but also in privacy of the individual and so this is how I choose to write my birth story. It allContinue reading “Baby A’s Birth”

The Due Date

So the date, Saturday 3rd July 2021, has come and gone. I am officially 40 weeks and 1 day, overdue, and feeling only the normal aches and pains due to being bigger, heavier and of course pregnancy hormonal. I am very excited to get started, but am trying my best not to be like aContinue reading “The Due Date”

39 Weeks Pregnant

It’s been a few weeks since my last personal pregnancy update, and even that was a test of the new ‘Story Post’ WordPress has introduced. A lot and simultaneously not a lot has happened since! To recap, I went in for a routine (for me, I get extra) measurements ultrasound scan for the purposes ofContinue reading “39 Weeks Pregnant”

University Year 1 is Over!

At 36 weeks and 4 days pregnant, with an induction on the very near horizon (more about that soon!), I have officially submitted my Open University S112 remote exam paper at 10:43 am today. I am ecstatic to say I have finished my two 60 credit modules (so 120 in total – the same asContinue reading “University Year 1 is Over!”

2nd/3rd Trimester Must-Haves

For myself, the second and third trimesters of pregnancy have rolled into one. Possibly due to the fact that time just flies when you’re preparing for a baby and you know time is limited, but also because of the many appointments I have had on the way, making daily countdowns of ‘weeks to go’ aContinue reading “2nd/3rd Trimester Must-Haves”

My (High Risk) Birth Plan

Some things you may not know about me – I am 35 weeks pregnant (tomorrow) and am considered high risk because I have a heart condition called Focal Ventricular Fibrillation! Today, I am going to share my new, revised birth plan after consulting with my anaesthesiologist, obstetrician and midwife over the best and safest wayContinue reading “My (High Risk) Birth Plan”

A Family, It’s Official (Kinda)

If you’re anything like me, having a family was pretty high on my priority list, and part of that was having my name (or my partner’s name) changed so we all had the same surname. I’m a little obsessed with names and surnames, from playing WoW and The Sims for years, searching name databases forContinue reading “A Family, It’s Official (Kinda)”