Laura

The Birth, And Beyond – Laura’s Perspective

Oh wow. I'm not quite sure where to start. Any of you who follow me on Twitter or Facebook will no doubt have figured out by now that I have given birth (and feel free to unfollow me for a ...

You’re Late!

Hello! So, the big day was finally here - bags were packed, house was cleaned, John was on his best behaviour - but all to no avail. The 25th came and went, as we expected it might but hoped it wouldn't. ...

Showering Baby

I am quite overwhelmed. The last few weeks have been packed full of celebrations - I have been on this planet for 31 years, married to John for 3, left work for maternity leave, and had two baby showers like the ...

Update

I'm now 33 weeks pregnant. That's quite possibly the most pregnant anyone has ever been. Apparently the baby is now the size of a pineapple, though I'm sure they said that a few weeks ago - it's almost like it's ...

Third Trimester, Glucose Tolerance Test, and Bump Envy

We made it! Week 27 + 5 days and we're officially in our third trimester. When I think back to week 5, back when I was so convinced things wouldn't work out, I am so excited to have gotten this ...

We’re still here – the 20-week update

Hello! It has been a while since we last posted to this blog, and that is mostly because there hasn't really been much to say. Thankfully our pregnancy is ticking along very nicely, and there have been no complications. Recently we had ...

12 Week Scan

Before... In little over an hour I will be leaving work to head to our 12 week scan. I am both excited and nervous in equal measure. Excited to see our little baby once more, and to find out that everything ...

8-Week update

"By the time you're eight weeks pregnant, the baby is called a foetus, which means 'offspring'." This is one of the informative gems available on the internet for those wishing to chart their growing baby's progression with minute accuracy. I am ...

A Rather Important Development

Okay, so this is a bit of news to add to our site about trying to make a baby: I’m pregnant. Me. Actually me. Not someone else, not just in the movies, or my strange dreams, but real-life me. After 1.5 years ...

Hopeful

I really hope that I'm pregnant this month. It's been over 1.5 years of trying, and now the drugs are working I'm more hopeful for a result. This has two consequences - 1) excitement and 2) the potential for a massive ...