When I was pregnant, I was really worried about introducing rabbits and baby to each other. I needn’t have been, because it’s gone really well. They love each other! The three rabbits absolutely adore the baby, and we’ve not had any trouble yet. She really enjoys them too and squeals happily when she sees them.… Read More Introducing rabbits to a baby
So, as you may have heard, I’m 9 months pregnant. Really, really pregnant. The kind of pregnant where people stop me in Tesco and tell me I look like I’m about to pop. (Or, conversely, “You don’t look very far along at all! You must have your dates mixed up!” There’s no pleasing some people.) It’s… Read More 9 months pregnant: a ticking bomb!
I know that health visitor systems vary by area. But in the run up to our first visit, I was eagerly looking for information on what might happen, so I thought I’d share this. We’re at 37 weeks pregnant right now. Baby is head down and 3/5 engaged – yes, that means I’m waddling delightfully.… Read More The health visitor – what to expect?
So I’m 36 weeks pregnant (37 tomorrow!), and according to pretty much every book, I should have packed my hospital bag by now. Well, good news! I mostly have. I’ve got three, actually. One for me, one for my husband and one for the baby. Here’s what I’ve got, based on a mixture of my own… Read More Packing the hospital bag
I started writing this post last night, the day before my maternity leave started, and finished it today. I’m now officially on leave. So, I’ve worked since I was 16. With the exception of a bit of time at uni, when I was doing enough hours there that it just wouldn’t have been feasible. I’m… Read More Maternity leave and mixed feelings