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
18 weeks. This week has been a week of vivid dreams, of soaring waves crashing into me and sweeping me away, of jail sentences, of having to say goodbye to Kate. I never understood vivid dreams until now. These were surround sound, blue-ray, all consuming dreams, dreams where you wake with tears pouring down your… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: 18 Weeks Pregnant
Following the threatened miscarriage, weeks 13 to 16 of my pregnancy were fuelled with anxiety. I felt pregnant (even though my morning sickness subsided during this time) and trusted my body. I had no further incidents of gushing blood loss and I felt no pain, so I hoped that the blood loss had been a… Read More A Two-Mum Pregnancy Story: 16 Weeks Pregnant