Baby Jenson
Lifestyle, Parenthood

My birth story – Part 3

Earlier this week I started blogging about my birth story. You can catch up on parts 1 and 2 here and here... All of the final available options (turning the baby, forceps, cesarean) would be pretty intense but I wouldn't feel a thing. The anesthetist came in to talk to me about an epidural and… Continue reading My birth story – Part 3

my labour notes
Lifestyle, Parenthood

My birth story – Part 2

Yesterday I shared the first part of my birth story, which you can catch up on here. The drama continues below... Strong contractions started at 11pm about 20 minutes apart but within a couple of hours they were getting more intense and happening four to ten minutes apart. I popped a couple of Paracetamol and… Continue reading My birth story – Part 2

Baby Jenson
Lifestyle, Parenthood

My birth story – Part 1

I wanted to write this post before I get proved wrong. For months people have been telling me that I'll forget what happened when I had my son and I'll want another one. I don't buy it but just in case, I wanted to document his labour here in a blog post so I have… Continue reading My birth story – Part 1

30 weeks pregnant
Lifestyle, Parenthood

Bump Watch: Week 30 – One Born Every Minute

I never understood why pregnant women watch One Born Every Minute. Do you really want to spend the rest of your pregnancy panicking about the inevitable?! But as I get closer towards D Day (ten weeks and counting - maybe. You never really know...) I'm more aware that I don't really know what to expect.… Continue reading Bump Watch: Week 30 – One Born Every Minute

26 weeks pregnant
Lifestyle, Parenthood

Bump Watch: Week 26 – Preparing for labour

The less exciting side-effects of pregnancy just keep on coming - puffy ankles, first stretch marks, leaky boobs (yes, already!), grunting whenever I get up or sit down... It's getting classier every week! Time is also pressing on. We're halfway through the antenatal classes now and it's getting more hard-hitting. Last week we talked about… Continue reading Bump Watch: Week 26 – Preparing for labour