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!
After finding out we were expecting, we immediately couldn't wait to share the news with our friends and family. But it seemed so taboo to tell people in the first trimester. Everywhere I looked online there were recommendations about how to tell your loved ones at 12 weeks but not sooner. I understood this was … Continue reading Weeks 5-7 & telling our family
My boyfriend was due home at 3pm that day. I was so excited and nervous to tell him but I didn't want to tell him over the phone. Plus how much would it suck to hear that news and then have to wait in work for the day? The only people that knew were my … Continue reading Daddy’s home (telling him he’s going to be a Dad)
Friday the 7th of December, 2018 was like any other day. I had the day off to do some life admin and woke up early to get ready for the day. I knew it had been 10 days since I ovulated and because I was trying for a baby I thought "...why not? Let's do … Continue reading I’m pregnant!
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