My placenta is anterior and low lying. Sometimes this can result in the need for birth via cesarean section (which I desperately hope to avoid). Fortunately at our 34 week scan, we discovered that my placenta has moved up and is not covering my ceevix. All being well, I should be able to deliver naturally.… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: 34 Week Scan
Before I was pregnant, I had imagined documenting the ‘journey’ avidly, closely, and in minute detail. Turns out that a busy work and home life got in the way and I haven’t documented my pregnancy as thoroughly as I thought I would. Before you say anything, my bump is not very big. You don’t need… Read More A Two Mum Pregnancy Story: 32 Weeks Pregnant
Kate and I wanted to wait until the third trimester before going shopping for essential baby products like the pram and car seat. My mother had generously offered to buy us both of these big ticket items and we arranged our shopping trip for the end of May. Our outing started as all our other… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: Pram Shopping with Baby’s Grandma
Week 23: K bought baby’s first pair of wellington boots at today’s Mum2Mum nearly new market. They are currently sitting on the staircase and my heart can’t handle the cuteness. I’d post a picture… but the colour isn’t very gender-neutral.
21 Weeks Pregnant: We made it Facebook official – we’re going to be mummies.
26th March 2017 Dear Baby Today is Mother’s Day. You are not in the world yet but you are here inside me, inside her already. We have loved you fiercely from the moment the embryologists identified you as a fertilised embryo, but we probably loved you before then. You divided into two cells and then… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: Our First Mother’s Day
19 weeks pregnant. We were lying in bed together when it happened. Our baby’s first kick. It was only right that it should have unfolded this way, with Kate feeling her baby’s first movement too. Her hand rested gently on my (still mostly non-existant) baby bump, as it does every night. Out of nowhere, from… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: The First Kick