During the past couple of days there have been two news stories about Jetstar (Australasia’s version of Ryanair or Easyjet) treating pregnant women really badly. In the first story, a woman who was 35 weeks pregnant flew from Wellington to Auckland with no problem, but was then told that she was too pregnant to return… Continue reading Bump in the air
17 weeks to go! Yay! Oh Baby says: YOU By now you will probably be able to feel the top of your womb, it will be almost level with your navel. Over the next ten or so weeks you will continue putting on weight, only now at a faster rate. Sometimes this weight gain can… Continue reading 21 weeks
My bump and I got all dressed up for Vickie and Andrew’s engagement party: I bought this dress while we were on holiday in Port Douglas, back when I was only 13 weeks pregnant and had a tiny bump. Thank God for stretchy jersey fabrics and sneaky pleating!
I can’t flipping believe that we’ve reached twenty weeks! This year is flying by. The babies are continuing to grow and thrive. Here’s the update from the Oh Baby weekly email: Twenty weeks into your pregnancy, your baby has grown significantly from that first dividing cell. The foetus now weighs about 9 ounces (260 grams)… Continue reading Twenty weeks
I am delighted to report that we finally bit the bullet and made our big pregnancy purchase over the weekend: we bought our pram. When it comes to twin prams, there are two main options: in-line contraptions (which can seem like they’re the length of a bus), or side-by-side contraptions (which can be very wide,… Continue reading Babies on wheels
Yesterday we had our second of four antenatal classes (free classes for new parents, during which you get to learn more about pregnancy, child birth, and dealing with tiny babies). We’re lucky enough to take part in twin-specific antenatal classes, which is a big bonus – it’s great to hear information that is tailored to… Continue reading Reality check
Yesterday we had the second big scan of any pregnancy: the anatomy scan. This is the opportunity to spot any potential physical issues. It’s a pretty detailed scan, and the level of investigation is amazing – you see both the limbs and the organs. I am delighted to report that our two babies are perfect! … Continue reading Anatomy scan