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A Tale of Two Pregnancies

I’ve been thinking recently about just how different this pregnancy feels to my last one.  It’s not just that feeling of having done it all before – that sounds callous, and I don’t mean it to.  I absolutely love feeling each movement that Little Pea makes, and I’m just as excited about meeting her/him as I was about meeting The Baby.  And I get just as excited when we buy… Continue reading


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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

I am suddenly Very Pregnant.  Not that I am suddenly pregnant, but suddenly I look pregnant.  Very, very pregnant.  So pregnant, I am worried that in 20 weeks time I will be having a home-birth, not because of the comfortable surroundings or to exercise my birthing choices, but simply because I can no longer leave the house due to the doors being too narrow (or me being too wide.  Whatever.)… Continue reading


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The Depressive and The Pea Part 2

I’ve not been around here much lately.  Not for any reason other than I have been absolutely knackered.  I had almost forgotten how tiring pregnancy is, except I can still quite clearly remember falling through the door after work and flopping straight onto the sofa for a nap for an hour or two.  This time round it’s not so easy, and I constantly feel shattered.  I want to sleep for… Continue reading


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