Monthly Archives: December 2015

Happy New Year

I hope everyone had a very fine Christmas. Mine was a lovely family affair with various family groups arriving and converging and generally gorging themselves. My mother gave me a pattern for a gorgeous soft baby cardigan, plus light blue … Continue reading

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GP visit at 24 weeks

My 24-week GP appointment was yesterday morning. While Dr B moved the Doppler around trying to find the baby’s heartbeat, she assured me that it can take a while to locate and not to worry. I wasn’t worried, as I … Continue reading

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PS

Last night, I dreamt I was drafted in as a last-minute replacement competitor on that Saturday’s Strictly Come Dancing (Dancing With The Stars). I had to learn all my dances in one day with my professional partner, Giovanni Pernice, very … Continue reading

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Dreams

Few things are more boring than other people’s dreams but bear with me, I’ll be brief. I thought I’d be having crazy dreams (in the style of the video below, say) with baby-related themes but not so. At the moment, … Continue reading

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The quickening

Sounds like a horror film. Last week, at 22 weeks, I finally recognised that what I was feeling in my belly was the baby moving. You see the movement at this stage described as flutters or a feeling like gas … Continue reading

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