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Welcoming Baby Paisley – Birth Story

It’s taken me a couple of weeks to get this post written as I’ve been enjoying having Liam at home and getting used to being a family of 4 but I’m back and I would like to introduce you to our perfect little girl.…

January 24, 2016
Pregnancy and Birth

What’s in my hospital bag?

I’ve been trying to get my hospital bag packed for weeks now and I can finally say I’m done! I can’t believe that Paisley could literally be here any day now. I’m already the most pregnant I’ve ever been at 38 weeks and 1…

January 11, 2016
Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy update – 37 Weeks.

Weeks Gestation – 37+2. Due Date – 24th Jan. Size of baby – Who knows?!?! My bump is still measuring big for dates so I have yet another growth scan towards the end of the week. Big is what she is. Big and sticky-outy. Sleep –…

January 5, 2016
Pregnancy and Birth

Christmas Count Down Name Reveal

Since we decided on BabyGirl’s name, its been kind of hard not writing it in blog posts as we refer to her by it all the time. I didn’t want to just share it with everyone, especially as there are so many pregnant people…

December 13, 2015
Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy Update – 32 weeks.

Weeks Gestation – 32+2. Due Date – 24th Jan. Size of baby – After yesterdays scan, she is estimated to be around 4 and a half pounds, which is quite a relief from the measurements that my midwife keeps taking when she measures my bump.  She’s…

December 1, 2015
Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy Update – 27 weeks

Weeks Gestation – 27+ 3 Due Date – 24th Jan Size of baby – 14 and a half inches in length and weighing in at almost 2lb. Although she feels like she weighs a lot more and when they last measured my bump they…

October 28, 2015
Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy update – 23 weeks.

Weeks Gestation – 23+3 Due date – 24th Jan 2016 Size of baby – Head to heel, baby is about 11.38 inches long, and weighs almost 1.1 lb so apparently about the size of a grapefruit. Stretch marks? Still no more than what I had before but they…

September 30, 2015
Pregnancy and Birth

He or She…. Who will you be..?

Today we had our 20 week scan.  We had a female sonographer, which we’ve never had before but I’m so glad as she seemed to spend a lot longer on going over and checking various things and explaining to us what she was seeing.…

September 3, 2015
Pregnancy and Birth

Pregnancy update – 18 weeks

I haven’t really written many posts about my pregnancy so far and this time round I thought I’d be sharing way more than I actually have. So, time to remedy that with my first proper pregnancy update. (Especially given that I’m almost half way…

August 25, 2015