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 …

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 is August 18th but only 4% of babies are born …

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 – midwife, scans, the anaesthetist. Today we had another scan – …

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 …