Hurtling through the Dhaka air, it all felt like a dream. I sat very still as the big bird whizzed past a kuasha-laced landscape that could easily have been mistaken for any other city in the…

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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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  Planning a day trip to London used to be a regular bit of work for me. I was nipping in and out of the city on a weekly basis, working at Heathrow, spending weekends…

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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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