So as I said in my ‘What’s in My Hospital Bag’ post, I’m packing one bag for me, one for baby and some spares to leave in the car. Tom is in charge of his own bag and drinks and snacks for us both!
I feel like we’ve been pretty laid back about buying things for the baby but I think we now have all of the big things we need. There’s always Amazon Prime for the things we realise we need as we go along right?
So the bags are packed! I’ve packed a bag for me and a bag for baby as well as a bag of extras for in the car. My student-midwife sister suggested that as a tip to stop you overpacking and having to carry too much stuff around the hospital with you.
Now that I’ve entered my third trimester I’m going to share my essential items for the second trimester. I definitely felt better than during the first trimester but there were still lots of things that made the ride smoother along the way!
I’m growing one wiggly baby and over the last week or two I have been able to feel movement on and off all day. The movements are getting stronger too. Tom has been able to feel them on several occasions and usually at least once a day I can see my bump moving and rippling! Its… Continue reading Kicks Count
I found out about Emma’s Diary pregnancy packs completely by chance but ever since picking up my packs I’ve been telling all of my pregnant friends about them! Well actually my non-pregnant friends too, you know, for future reference! So I thought I’d share the contents here and suggest you go and get them!
When I got home on Thursday after a long day at work, I was expecting the bathroom to be finished and our bedroom to be plaster-boarded. Tom was off work and the bathroom man was over so in my head that meant two rooms looking totally different to when I set off that morning. In… Continue reading Nesting and Home Renovations
Last Thursday we finally got to see baby again at our 20 week scan. I had started to feel pretty nervous the few days before, just hoping that everything was going to be ok. Our appointment was the first one of the day again which meant an early start, definately a shock to the system in… Continue reading Our 20 Week Scan
The first trimester can be hard work cant it?!? And suffering in silence while no one knows your news can make it even harder. Tiredness, sickness and headaches were my worst symptoms, and while they were very much worth it, it was nice to have a few things to make life a little easier too.