Yearly Archives

2009

Pregnancy

My 12 Week Baby Belly

December 30, 2009

This post originally appeared in my old blog, www.the-alice.co.uk Not much difference between this and the 10+4 belly, but I really have to stop wearing exercise pants. They aren’t sexy.…

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I worry

December 30, 2009

This post originally appeared in my old blog, www.the-alice.co.uk I was wrong when I thought I would be totally laid back about this pregnancy. Every twinge, every waning symptom has me running to Google and re-testing with my pee sticks, or calling NHS direct in a state of panic. Our booking in appointment at UCH was fantastic. We were allocated a student midwife, which I was dubious of at first, but she was just lovely and able to answer our…

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My 10+4 Baby Belly

December 20, 2009

This post originally appeared in my old blog, www.the-alice.co.uk So here’s the belly at 10 weeks 4 days. There’s the start of something baby in there, but I would like to know when this mysterious ‘glow’ will arrive. Right now all I want to do is sleep and vomit.…

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Blindsided

November 29, 2009

This post originally appeared in my old blog, www.the-alice.co.uk Before I got pregnant, I really thought it was a fairly easy process. I thought my boobs would grow slightly as they do once a month, I might crave some weird foods, I’d avoid alcohol, grow a cute belly and pop out a gorgeous baby after 9 months. I thought if I had morning sickness, it would be just that, a little bit of throwing up in the morning which I…

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Pinch me

November 17, 2009

This post originally appeared in my old blog, www.the-alice.co.uk My pregnancy is starting to feel slightly more real – I cant roll over in bed without my painful boobs waking me up, I had to leave a meeting this morning to eat a biscuit before I threw up, my stomach is bloated and I am exhausted. Plus there is the small matter of the 9 pregnancy tests I have now taken (one digital), my husband thinks I’m mad but I…

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5+2

November 13, 2009

Today our lives changed forever. I took a positive pregnancy test. Actually, I took 4 positive pregnancy tests. O-M-G.…

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