Most people would say that I’ve had a dream pregnancy so far and I would have to agree for the most part. No morning sickness (thank goodness) and the only real discomfort I’ve experienced so far have been the standard third trimester symptoms that I’ve written about here. I think I stayed up for hours and hours on end during…

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I wake up some nights drenched in my own sweat and panting whilst looking around pointlessly in the dark trying to figure out why. It usually takes me a few moments before I work out why I had woken in such a state and generally it’s because I had just dreamt about giving birth. Truth is, one of my biggest…

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For some couples finding out the gender of their child is the most exciting thing to look forward to in the early stages of pregnancy. This is followed closely by the excitement of furnishing the nursery before inevitably realizing that buying baby stuff can virtually send you broke. In fact, babies are expensive – period. I’ve already said to Chris…

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Week 37 and I find myself taking inventory of all the latest developments in discomforts during these last few weeks of this pregnancy journey. Truth is I’ve sailed through this pregnancy quite smoothly – too smoothly if you ask me. It was only a matter of time before the dream pregnancy karma was going to rear its ugly head. (Read…

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Is it that time of the year already? That time of the year to take inventory of all your wins and losses whilst frantically trying to conjure up a list of acceptable resolutions to impress your friends and family with. I had a revelation last night as I drearily put myself and my swollen feet to bed – I’ve decided…

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I had my first emergency room visit this week and I know what you’re thinking – no, Baby Jacob hasn’t graced us with his presence yet. As much as I wish he would come out right now; I thought I’d share with you what happened because after reading several baby forums this is a common problem that happens to women…

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