Monthly Archives: March 2012

Oozing and general discharges…

Ah, the SEO guidelines never cover topics like this do they? But I feel a need to blog about oozing as I’ve been concerned about it recently. And in the interests of full disclosure… The pregnancy guides tell you that … Continue reading

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Stork-free birthing

Our second ante-natal class passed without incident last night. Everyone enquired after me and agreed that it was very hot last week (of course, that didn’t make them throw up but still…) This week, to combat the possibility of it … Continue reading

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Waving goodbye to Gloria, Germaine & Carole…

So something I haven’t really talked about yet is the feminist side of pregnancy. Luckily this week has provided me with three reasons to talk about this. The first thing is that we were treated to the spectacle of Kate … Continue reading

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“Perfumed ponce” *

It was our first antenatal class this week as a couple. Two hours with about 14 other couples and a midwife that my husband described in a stage whisper as “a bit stern-looking” when she walked in. I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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Third trimester blues

Despite the title of this post, I’m starting with a positive. It turns out that maternity jeans, when cut up and made into a skirt, no longer fall down every three minutes! Who knew? Certainly not me or I’d have done … Continue reading

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Insomnia

10 things to do when you’re lying awake in the night for no apparent reason: 1, Ponder important questions about life, the universe and everything such as, why do the people in the house at the end of the garden leave … Continue reading

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Paranoia

Another midwife appointment this week and, thank goodness, Helen is back from sick leave. I’ve been worrying a little about this next appointment (especially since the last one was such a fiasco). I get results of my last blood tests back … Continue reading

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