Monthly Archives: May 2012

New blog!

As promised, there’s a new blog for motherhood stuff. You can find it here: http://thegeriatricmother.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/a-quick-intro/ Hope you enjoy it

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This is how it ends… and starts

So this blog had to have an end. I will join the ranks of parent bloggers out there but I will set up a separate blog for it. In the meantime, this is how it ends. With the date set for induction on … Continue reading

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Midwife-sanctioned lovin’

A week after the due date and the midwife comes round to talk to me about induction and to offer a membrane sweep. She arrives with a second midwife who is shadowing her for community work (and who, weirdly, has … Continue reading

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Waiting… D-Day + 5

I’ve never been good at waiting. I’m never late and get very annoyed by people who are. I know it’s different with babies as she doesn’t know when she’s supposed to come out, after all, but come on… I’d imagine for … Continue reading

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Lucy Jordan and the biological clock

I am very nearly the same age as Lucy Jordan when she “bowed a curtsey to the night”. I too, will never drive through Paris with the warm wind in my hair.* I mention this as a friend, several months … Continue reading

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D Day

It’s the due date today. Statistics tell you that only 3, 5 or 11% of babies are born on the due date (yet again, the stats are a little mixed…) so you shouldn’t really get your hopes up but it’s … Continue reading

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Originally posted on parentingbytheseatofmypants:
Right, this princess shit has to end and it has to end right fucking now. I follow the fantastic PinkStinks blog because I think they do great work on trying to smash gender stereotypes and alert…

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