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 →
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 →
Week 33, man, am I feeling it! Feeling what? ...Everything! According to Bounty. This week my baby is… As Big is a Pineapple. Actually, according to bounty, my baby is as big as a butternut squash...but that was week 29. I have really grown to hate comparing my baby's size to food. It seams every week... Continue Reading →
I am combining weeks 31 & 32 because they are practically the same, nothing much has happened... other than the fact that our entire household has been plagued with a sickness bug that we have all been playing pass the parcel with (and over my daughters first birthday too!!!). According to Bounty. This week my... Continue Reading →