I’ve finally got round to writing our beautiful second son’s birth story. Although his birth was much quicker than I imagined, this post is quite long, so grab yourself a cuppa and get comfy. It was Thursday 27 October, the night before my due date. I was thoroughly fed up. My back ached, my pelvis…… Continue reading Nate’s Birth Story
On Friday 28 October, when I was exactly 40 weeks pregnant, our beautiful boy, our second son, made his appearance into the World. The last six days have been a complete whirlwind and I can’t believe he’s actually here. I will write up birth story in another post (there’s not much to write as it…… Continue reading 40 Weeks Pregnant – Baby number 2
Due Date: 28 October – 2 weeks today eeek! Symptoms? Since I finished work last week (a week early), I’ve noticed the majority of my symptoms seem to have eased. I’m not suffering with my spd anywhere near as much as I had been and my carpal tunnel seems to be under control more.…… Continue reading 38 Weeks Pregnant – baby number 2
On Wednesday, I finished work to begin my maternity leave and I’m so relieved to have finally finished. I wasn’t due to finish until Wednesday of this week, when I would have been 37+5 but I decided to bring it forward after seeing my midwife at my last appointment. I’ve been suffering from SPD for…… Continue reading Hellooooo Maternity Leave
Due Date: 28 October – officially less than a month now! Symptoms: Not much has changed in the way of symptoms from my last update at 34 weeks. I’m still suffering really bad with carpal tunnel. Last night I woke on three occasions in agony and had to get up to run my hand under…… Continue reading 36 Week Pregnancy Update – baby number 2
This time round, I’ve decided to pack 2 hospital bags – one for me and one for the baby. I’m incredibly lucky that I’m a low risk, so I’m not planning to stay in overnight this time, however, I do want to plan for every eventuality, so I’m probably packing a little more than I…… Continue reading What’s in my hospital bag for baby?
Due Date: 28 October Symptoms: I think it’s inevitable that at 32 weeks pregnant comes with the usual symptoms – back ache, swollen hands and feet, not being able to sleep, taking at least one toilet trip a night, (sometimes two), spd, cramps, being so tired that you can’t keep your eyes open, but…… Continue reading 32 Weeks Pregnant – Baby Number 2