Anxiety and depression are easy to go unnoticed to the outside world. You can fake a smile and a laugh. You can pretend to be the person you’re not.
Here I am, legs akimbo, 2 superwomen midwives staring at my foof, husband peeping over the top, my mum somewhere in the middle, and me with a baby's head poking out of me, all of us waiting for this contraction. Waiting for the contractions that never came.
I sit and write this post at 40 weeks + 4 days gestation, bouncing and circling on my birthing ball with a large glass of pineapple juice at my side. I am sore, I am exhausted and I want this baby out, preferably now.
According to bounty This week baby is as big as a… Pumpkin My little pumpkin is head down and weighs roughly 7.5lbs and is around 50cm long. He is more than ready to come out now, I am more than ready for him to come out now! He is basically just waiting for my contractions... Continue Reading →
I am officially full term! Baby could literally come any day now. Eeeeeeek. I hope he comes soon I am exhausted and more than ready to meet my little man.
According to Bounty This week my baby is... As big as a bunch of bananas. My little nugget weighs around 6.4 lbs at the moment and by the time he is born he should be near the 8 lbs mark. His sister was 7 lbs 15 oz and he is on track for being... Continue Reading →
Week 34. I suddenly get extra thirsty as soon as my head hits the pillow causing me to drink copious amounts of water. The only problem is, my bladder only seems to let me drink 150ml of water before I become 'desperate' for the loo. I cant get a decent nights sleep for constantly needing... Continue Reading →