Tag Archives: pregnancy

the waiting game

I’m at the stage of pregnancy now where I am starting to imagine what it will be like not to be so full of child. With a month to go (technically) I am feeling big, tired, achey, breathless and oh … Continue reading

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handknits and baby clothes

In a few days I’ll be 7 months pregnant, which is around the mark where it seems wise to start at least thinking about certain things. Making preparations for a homebirth. Getting some clothes sorted, buying some reusable nappies. I’m … Continue reading

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Right Now

I am munching on gherkins and contemplating soon opening up the large box of Guylan chocolates that Howard was gifted earlier today I have been bashfully wondering how it is that Ava has still ended up with so many presents … Continue reading

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A Day of Making

It has been a busy, busy weekend. Last night I didn’t get home until past ten. This is unusual for me, on any night, but specifically a Saturday night. When I left my friend’s party, I felt fine, but by … Continue reading

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and again, November

This week, we heard the baby’s heartbeat for the first time, and that familiar rhythmic chug that lies somewhere between the noise a train and a helicopter makes. When I ask Ava what the baby’s heartbeat sounds like she makes … Continue reading

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Breathless

I’ve been absent again, but for good reason. This little one has been taking up most of my energy and evenings, and I have been unable to write about it, which, for the purposes of this blog here, is no … Continue reading

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