Well, we’re now two-thirds of the way through the first trimester. Hooray! With every day that passes I feel a little more relaxed about this pregnancy, and the chances that our babies will go the distance. The exciting news this week is that, as of today, our babies are foetuses. Don’t kids grow up quickly… Continue reading Eight weeks
It might seem a bit strange to finally meet my GP when I’ve got so much going on, but she was only allocated to me in the second half of last year, and when I’ve had a couple of doctor’s visits since then she’s never had appointments available and I’ve just settled for whichever doctor… Continue reading Meeting my GP
By now all of the current readers of this blog know that we’re having twins, so I can write about yesterday without anybody getting too huge a surprise. Our scan was at 8am. Tristan was there, sitting at the head end while the magic wand did its internal scanning thing, and he reckons that he… Continue reading Twins!
Amazingly, we’re already more than half-way through the first trimester! Tomorrow we’re having our first scan, at which point we’ll get to check whether: a) there’s a heartbeat; b) it’s in the right place; and c) there’s more than one baby on board. Early scans are probably the only advantage of having to go through… Continue reading Seven weeks
Although I’m being spared any terrible nausea at the moment, I’m paying in other ways: I’m absolutely exhausted, but I’m having real trouble sleeping at night. Today I’ve been awake since before 4am and I’m shattered. Being an internet fiend, I’ve been googling to see what’s going on. This is what I’ve found: In the… Continue reading Insomnia
I haven’t updated for a few days because I haven’t been doing much beyond sleeping a lot (all night, plus a two hour nap each afternoon) and occasionally eating. The Hunger is still striking me on a regular basis, leaving me absolutely ravenous and virtually unable to function until I eat something. The problem is,… Continue reading Knackered
Tui the Wonder Dog, usually one of my biggest fans, has become even more devoted to me since I became pregnant. Mum and I were talking about it on the phone last night and theorised that pregnant women might give off the scent of pregnancy hormonal goodness that their dogs can sense. Apparently our cock-eyed… Continue reading Midwife dog