Feeling the first baby movements!

At 16 weeks and 5 days I felt my little love move inside me for the first time. I was sitting at my desk at work and I felt what literally felt felt like 3 very faint finger taps on the inside of my tummy, on the left side of my abdomen, where the baby … Continue reading Feeling the first baby movements!

15&16 weeks, back in the land of the living!

At 15 weeks I saw a lull in pregnancy symptoms which was amazing. The lack of energy for the 4-6 weeks prior was draining physically but mentally too and it was actually exciting to feel energy again after what had seemed like a lifetime. Time really does drag when you're literally dragging your feet. I … Continue reading 15&16 weeks, back in the land of the living!

What not to say to a pregnant woman!

People say lots of silly things to you when they know you're pregnant, that's a fact, get used to it. "You're not showing at all", "you're very big for how far along you are", "my labour and delivery took 200 years and I almost died" and so on and so on. But there is one … Continue reading What not to say to a pregnant woman!

The Implanon that would not die…

The Implanon is a progesterone based contraceptive. It's a small, bendy plastic rod that is inserted into your arm. It's one of the most effective forms of contraception and it lasts for 3 years, which was a huge draw for me. My options for contraception were pretty limited though as I had a history of … Continue reading The Implanon that would not die…

How it all started… meeting Daddy

My boyfriend and I got together in the Summer of 2013. He gatecrashed my house warming with a mutual friend and sparks flew the first night. I don't think love at first sight is possible but there was definite lust at first sight and there was something about this guy that no other guy had … Continue reading How it all started… meeting Daddy