This week was hard! And shitty! And I didn’t realise how personal I would find pregnancy to be, but it is deeply personal!
*Disclaimer. Everything I write on this blog is from my own experiences and interactions. What I am sharing here is as I’ve heard it and am sharing on. This is in no way, shape or form medical advice or guidance. Each individual needs to make their own choices about their health based on the specificContinue reading “I’m having a c-section because I can”
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At 8 weeks and 3 days, I had the best day I’d had in weeks. Still nauseous. Still throwing up every morning but so much better and just felt like myself again.
One of the funniest comments I often get is “I’m sorry this isn’t the experience you hoped for”. In actual fact, I never thought I would enjoy pregnancy.
So, I’ve decided to help me write the book, I’ll be going back through my own personal baby journal. I started writing in about week 9 and backtracked to the start. We found out at 6.5 weeks and my first photo, the one above, was taken at 7 weeks. I’ve since taken a photo everyContinue reading “Journal – 6 weeks – The week we found out”
A poem that came from a writing exercise and ended up reflecting my pregnancy journey.
Life is a series of tiny moments. And in time, I will reflect on and look back on these beautiful ones above. That’s my joy. For now, I’m just riding the wave.
This was an affirmation I received through the hypnobirthing course I’ve been taking with The Mindful Birth Group. And this is how I see pregnancy. It’s a unique journey for you! It’s a unique journey for me. And everyone is different. However, it doesn’t seem to matter how much people say that it’s ok forContinue reading ““My birth story will be unique to me and my baby””
I do not enjoy pregnancy. I truly do not. This has been hard on me emotionally, psychologically and for obvious reasons, physically. For some who follow me, this may be the first time you are hearing of my pregnancy. I’ve kept it pretty low key. I did at some point want to share it here,Continue reading “I’m pregnant – and I do not enjoy it”