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!
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!
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 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…
I've always been baby obsessed. I first learned what a midwife was when I was 5 and my little brother was born. I visited my own mama in the hospital and I could not believe there was a job where you got to hold tiny babies all day. At age 5, I obviously was oblivious … Continue reading Deciding to have a baby
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