Category: Pregnancy

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Four Weeks Left (Maybe)

Today we had another scan – our fifth. I think we’ve had so many for various reasons – Bethend has a higher bmi than normal (she’s short and very strong), she has low amniotic fluid and it’s her first pregnancy....

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Ready Or Not Here I Come?

My wife is having contractions. Okay so it could be Braxton Hicks, and it’s pretty normal for this time in the pregnancy – we’re 34 weeks in and anywhere from two to six weeks from the birth. The actual date...

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Here’s Looking At You Kid (Again)

It’s Week Thirty-Two in the pregnancy and things are getting close. In less than eight weeks we will have a baby to put in all this stuff we have. We have appointments now every other week of some sort –...

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Vaccination and Freedom of Choice

I will be getting Snappy vaccinated. There’s no decision to make because the decision was made as soon as these vaccinations were invented. I will get my baby vaccinated. End of. I will not be talked out of it, or...

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“Women Know How To Breathe.”

Today we went to our ante-natal classes. There were a couple of classes across the county (which is pretty big) and decided to go for the closest ones because the evening ones would mean we missed the last bus home...

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Third Scan’s The Charm

Today was a long day. Before we even got to one pm we’d had a full day. A long day. I think that’s what hospitals do – time doesn’t pass normally and then half the day has gone and you’re...