I will never forget these days, the before days, the waiting days. I’ve watched you for months now, perfectly in control, perfectly organised, preparing precisely, and without excess, what we’ll need for our child. You’ve bought furniture and built that furniture – you single handedly constructed a chest of drawers while i lay on our… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: Waiting with You
To the love of my life: I’ve loved you so hard for so long. You are my favourite person in the world, my best friend, my home. Honestly, selfishly, i don’t know if I’m ready to share you with the tiny human we’ve made together. We have dreamed of this and I know that, when… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: To the love of my life
38 weeks pregnant and casually fence leaning, covered in dog hair. I hope our baby will enjoy walking through the beautiful countryside with his two mummies and his fur brother and sister.
I started my maternity leave from work at 34 weeks pregnant. This is early for some, but it was the ideal time for me. The last few weeks of term at school are less structured (with the curriculum taught and examinations complete) and involve more frequent battles with poor student behaviour. Kate didn’t want to… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: Maternity Leave
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