Well, another week down! And if we’re like 50% of people who have twins and don’t get past 37 weeks, we’re probably over halfway there. What an exciting – albeit terrifying – thought! You’ll no doubt be relieved to hear that I’m in much better spirits. The steroid nasal spray that my GP prescribed me started to take… Continue reading Eighteen weeks
Sorry that this weekly update is a few days late – I’ve been feeling rough and just couldn’t be bothered doing much. Without further ado, here’s what the Huggies website has to say about the babies’ development at this stage: Your baby is growing so quickly. Just in the last two weeks its weight has… Continue reading Seventeen weeks
Goodbye, feet: See you again next year! And in response to Steph’s request, here’s a side view: And this is just before the 17 week mark – what on earth am I going to look like in another couple of months?!
Oh my GOD I’m tired these days! It’s mental. I walked down to the beach with Tui yesterday morning (a ten minute journey, all downhill, and we walked at a snail’s pace), and then tried to take her for a walk on the beach. We only got around 50 m along the beach before I… Continue reading Afternoon naps
Let’s see what the babies are up to this week! Today’s update comes from huggies.co.nz: This week your baby is able to make sideways movements with its eyes. Though its eyelids are still sealed for protection, the muscles which control their eyes are starting to work. They scrunch up their eyes when bright light shines… Continue reading Sixteen weeks
I’d heard from several sources that pregnant women often have very strange dreams. I have vivid, cracked-out dreams most of the time, so I was interested to see what my pregnant brain would conjure up. So far, my dreams have fallen into two categories: Adventure dreams in which I’m doing something unfeasibly exciting, like being… Continue reading Pregnancy dreams
I’m taking it easy on the sofa today. Yesterday I hatched great plans to be active, like a normal person – I felt like I’d spent too many days loafing around, staying in my pyjamas until lunch time and watching the Olympics. So I leapt into the shower before 7 am and was walking to… Continue reading Twinges