• 006/365-2013 – getting ready

    As each new day of the new year passes i am getting ready for our new arrival. Today i took myself into town and got measured for my nursing and sleep bras ready to pack them into my hospital bag. This evening i have cut off my long nails and filed them into smooth lines […]

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  • 002/365 – 2013 (self torture)

    With only 4 weeks until my due date I am doing what any daft mum-to-be would do, I am watching One Born Every Minute and as magical as it is to see so many gorgeous babies coming into the world, I am not enjoying reliving the memories of the pains of labour (although I do […]

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  • Pregnancy

    Whooping cough, pneumonia and now norovirus!!

    When speaking of my actual pregnancy, this one has been reasonably plain sailing BUT, and this is a big BUT as far as my health is concerned I feel like I have been poorly when pregnant for 8 months. A poorly pregnancy In the beginning, there was the morning sickness, or in my case, all […]

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  • How to make a pregnant lady feel Blooming Marvellous . . .

    For some ladies pregnancy is a breeze, their skins glows, their hair shines and they look a million dollars with a perfect little bump.  For others there’s spots, greasy hair, sickness and a huge amount of weight gain.  With my three pregnancies I have experienced both sides of the coin. This time around my hair […]

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  • 32 weeks pregnant, can my bump have dropped already?

    Bearing in mind this is my third baby you’d think I would have a pretty good idea about what happens during pregnancy and when but with baby brain, each pregnancy feels like the first. At the time you think you will remember every single detail of your pregnancy but sadly over time, you do forget […]

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  • Are you babylagged?

    Do you remember that feeling in the early months of being a parent of a newborn? You have been woken countless times throughout the night and then you wake in the morning feeling like your head is full of cotton wool, your eyelids have cast-iron weights pulling them down and you can’t understand why you […]

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  • 10 weeks to go, time to start planning!

    When asked today when my baby was due, I said “not until January, it’s going really slowly this time around” but then I sat down and thought about it some more, I only have 10 weeks left until my due date and so far we have done NOTHING to prepare for our imminent arrival!!! It’s […]

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  • Black lace maternity dress

    Winter is coming and Mummy’s getting fat . . .

    Ok, ok so I know I’m not exactly getting fat but I’m definitely getting bigger as Jelly Bean continues to grow stronger inside my rather football shaped tummy. It’s funny how each pregnancy produces a different shape, with Little Bean I could definitely have said ‘fat’ I was huge!!! With Beanie Boy I didn’t put […]

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  • Jelly Bean got his first telling off!

    In the last couple of weeks Jelly Bean’s kicks have been getting much stronger and he is less inclined to hide away when a hand is placed on my bump. He is becoming quite inquisitive and will push or kick against my tummy wherever the hand is, more so if the person attached to the […]

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