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Introducing the latest addition to our family

After much waiting, worrying and itching we are delighted to announce the arrival of the newest and smallest addition to our family. Everyone meet Jake. He was born just over a week ago at our local hospital. I had my waters broken, but otherwise laboured naturally (albeit in the higher risk area of the maternity… Continue reading Introducing the latest addition to our family

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Book Review: F**k it, the ultimate spiritual way by John C. Parkin

Bloody hell! It's been a while since we had a book review over here hasn't it? That just shows how manic life has become of late (P.S. I don't feel bad in starting a blog post with 'Bloody hell' when the book I'm reviewing is called 'F**k it'). If you know me in real life,… Continue reading Book Review: F**k it, the ultimate spiritual way by John C. Parkin

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Discovering I don’t have Polyhyrdamnios (probably)

Another week of pregnancy, another scan... This time a follow-up to my Saturday appointment which had revealed high levels of amniotic fluid (also known as Polyhydramnios). I attended the clinic fully expecting for them to confirm the volume of water was still high and that I would have to be admitted, or at least scheduled… Continue reading Discovering I don’t have Polyhyrdamnios (probably)

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Discovering I have Polyhydramnios

My second pregnancy truly is the pregnancy that just keeps on giving. That is, keeps on giving me all the rare health complications. A PUPPPs rash affects 1 in every 150 pregnant women. Meanwhile, my latest weird and wonderful health condition, Polyhydramnios, is only found in between 0.5 - 1% of pregnant women, joy! Being… Continue reading Discovering I have Polyhydramnios