Second trimester maternity essentials

Welcome back to my blog, you may have noticed it’s looking a little snazzier than previously.  I hope you like it – I’d love to hear what you think of it. I considered writing this post in the first trimester…

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Second trimester – weeks 18-20

I say this every week, I’m sure, but where have the last two weeks gone? They were swallowed up in a festive explosion of food, presents and non-alcoholic sparking grape juice and I’ve come out the other end struggling to fit…

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Anomaly scan and gender reveal

Yesterday was possibly the slowest day of my life.  Our anomaly scan was booked for 4:15pm. I spent most of the day worrying that something was either wrong because I hadn’t felt much movement or that the baby would be…

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Raising baby-things I’ll do differently this time around

I certainly don’t regret for one minute the decisions I made raising my two children so far, they were the right decisions for our situation at that moment in time.  However, since we have been trying to conceive and subsequently falling pregnant…

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Second Trimester – Weeks 16-18

Starting to wonder whether I am pregnant or just fat.  Weeks 16-18 have been really, really uneventful.  I’ve had a stinking cold which completely knocked me for six, only just starting to feel human again and, at 18+3, I am still…

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