Ah, the hallowed second trimester. The one where you get the glow and the energy. The bit where you feel the first flutters and your tummy actually looks like a bump, rather than extreme Easter Egg consumption. I must admit in the throes of the first trimester, when I was falling asleep on the sofa… Continue reading Second Pregnancy; Trimester Two
The first trimester of any pregnancy is always a challenge. There's the nausea/morning sickness, getting used to the swathe of hormones that are rushing through your body and the hit-the-wall and then some tiredness. There's also the question of when you tell people you're expecting. Telling my little boy I was pregnant Anyone with a… Continue reading Second pregnancy. First Trimester.
I had hoped to provide you with weekly pregnancy updates this time around (a la super vlogger, Anna Saccone-Joly). However, pregnancy - and life - had other plans, and so here I am, writing this at full-term. There are links to posts about the other stages of my pregnancy at the foot of this blog… Continue reading Our conception story, aged 38
FIRST UP! If you are experiencing any form of rash, irritation or itching during your pregnancy, PLEASE CONSULT WITH A MEDICAL PRACTITIONER IN THE FIRST INSTANCE. Pregnancy related rashes can be indications of more serious conditions and should not be self-treated without first consulting your midwife, GP or consultant. If you are suffering from the… Continue reading Top tips for treating pregnancy related rashes
Today marks the official start of my maternity leave. I get that it's odd for it to start on a Bank Holiday, but it seems working full-time condensed hours confuses things when it comes to what's classed as 'holiday' and what isn't. I plan to celebrate by scoffing a cake the size of my head… Continue reading Maternity Leave Starts Here
"Scabies rash" "Flea bites" "Chicken pox" "Meningitis rash" Just some of the more recent phrases I've searched for on Google. In fact, if you saw my search history you would unearth a plethora of disturbing images of various types of rashes as I attempt to self-diagnose what this godforsaken stupid itching is all about. It… Continue reading PUPPS, PEP and Pregnancy Related Rashes
Want to find out what this pregnant with child number two older mum has been loving during the month of March? Take a look at this here You Tube video over on the Wrinkle Wrinkle Little Star channel. https://youtu.be/k3zDK3JAxsk Thanks for watching,