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 …

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 …

Worst Kept Secret Ever

So, the official announcement of  Snappy was a few weeks ago now – but it was the worst kept secret in town – well in one town and several villages at least. Partly because this is what happens when you tell small children things and partly because some adults are …

So You’re Having A Crocodile (Baby)

My wife is pregnant. It’s a secret – don’t tell anyone. Okay, so, at time of writing it’s a secret. I wanted to write about it now though, rather than two months down the line after the scan, because I will have different thoughts then to the ones now. I …