Tagged: scans

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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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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Slice Of Reality – The Twelve Week Scan

Originally written on 8th February. We had our first scan today. My brain is fried. Not in the same way the midwife’s appointment fried my brain, all that information going in was never going to work out well for me,...

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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...