Monthly Archives: December 2011

Second trimester miscellany

Christmas and my Mum gives us a few little bits and pieces in a stocking – scratch mittens, rubber ducks and some sleepsuits. I decide to start buying a few things myself too though this isn’t as easy as you’d … Continue reading

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Second scan

All is well. The sonographer is more stern than the first, does a few ‘shots’ of the baby as a whole so we can see her and then gets to work measuring stuff. I can’t tell which part is which … Continue reading

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Swelling and maternity clothing

My waistline has disappeared. My skirts have got tighter though I can still do up the size 8 wool mini skirt right up until 18 weeks. There is no bump yet, even when lying down – I’m just a shapeless lump. … Continue reading

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Panic attacks

The date of our second scan arrives. I’d been looking forward to seeing the baby again. Or so I thought. Seven years ago it was a scan that confirmed our first baby’s heart had stopped. At 17 weeks we’d had … Continue reading

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Second trimester stuff

Nausea calms. Vomit lessens. I refuse to believe it for several weeks until I’ve got into the swing of no longer vomiting. I am told by practically everyone who has ever been pregnant, several people who’ve never been pregnant and … Continue reading

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