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. We didn’t get a picture this time round. His head …

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 even consider not vaccinating them. I think people who do …

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 left feeling like you’ve not really accomplished anything. Today we …

Baby Dungarees

I am totally obsessed with tiny baby dungarees. Every time I see a pair I have to buy them. I have more dungarees than I own jeans and trousers of my own. I’ve bought pairs at Barnados, car boot sales and been given pairs. We’ve got soft ones, denim ones, …

So We’re (Probably) Having A…

This morning was the twenty week scan. As usual it went as smoothly as everything does with us, in that we got to the hospital with fifteen minutes to spare for our ten am appointment only to find our appointment was at twenty past nine. So only twenty minutes late. …