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Pregnancy… Round 4

As I write this I am absolutely exhausted and I am feeling quite broken. I swear that I have never felt this knackered in previous pregnancies although they were all quite different and I think my memory has erased all the bits that were hard or difficult. This time round for the first trimester and... Continue Reading →

A Big Decision

And there I was minding my own business on a Thursday morning, going about my post summer holiday Mumdmin (a massive fuck off pile of washing) and I get a message from my lovely One to One midwife asking me how I am. Not too bad thanks, I tell her. To which she replies that... Continue Reading →

New Midwife Appointment

Hello Lovelies I last blogged about the change over of my maternity care from One to One to the NHS and I was feeling quite positive. The lovely midwife that I saw said that a home birth was ok, that I could have my appointments at home and she made me feel very at ease... Continue Reading →

After the shock…

I am still in the fog of trying to decide what I am going to do in regards to my Maternity care. I have no idea what is going on with it all. I have called the local hospital to be allocated a community midwife. Obviously with such a huge number of people booking in... Continue Reading →

A Very Sad Day…

Today (day 5 of the summer holiday...) I'd had a fairly successful morning. Both boys were behaving themselves, we had lunch and went to the park to meet some friends. It has been a beautiful sunny day here today. The boys were having a great time playing with their friends and I was enjoying chatting... Continue Reading →

Pregnancy Update

Hellooooo, long time no blog (I know, I am crap!) Well, pregnancy is rolling along nicely. I always find that pregnancy takes a long time. I am not one of these people who says that it flies by. It d-r-a-g-s especially the middly bit between telling people and the 3rd trimester. Anyway the final stretch... Continue Reading →

It takes a Village…

"It takes a village" is an African proverb meaning that in order to raise a child one cannot just do it alone, one needs an entire community to help and guide the parents and the child. I was thinking about how true this was the other day and thinking how it also takes a village... Continue Reading →

4th time’s the hardest…

Today should have been Eilys' 4th birthday. Her 4th Birthday. Every time I think it or say it it hurts. This one seems to hurt more than the others did. I think the reason for this is that with turning 4 comes so many changes in a child's life. At 4 a child becomes their... Continue Reading →

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