As I walked out of Royal South Hants Hospital on the 6th of June, ten days past my due date, my eyes were moist with freshly wiped tears. The midwife had unsuccessfully attempted a membrane…

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I never thought I would be writing this post but here we are: 41 weeks pregnant and counting. It’s been two weeks since I have started maternity leave and it only means good things: I…

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Week 34 My midwife had some exciting news for me this week. After pressing down on my pelvic floor as though intent on breaking my bones, she confirmed that baby’s head has already engaged. Doesn’t sound like an exciting…

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Week 30 Since hitting the 30 week mark, I feel a massive dip in my energy levels. Everything seems to be a challenge: waking up, commuting to work, doing work, cooking, even sleeping. Especially sleeping.…

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I have ummed and ahhed over publishing this post. I wanted to write about the third trimester as I had experienced it – but at the risk of sounding like a scaremonger. At first I thought, was…

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