Tag: pregnancy

The importance of checking your boobs

The importance of checking your boobs

Around 6 weeks ago, I felt a lump on my right breast. It was just when I was in the shower; I was doing my usual checks (click here to see how to do it yourself) and I felt a 10p sized lump. My first […]

It’s my due date!

It’s my due date!

How exciting! My due date is finally here…! Time has really flown by so quickly. I’ve been lucky with my pregnancy so far; I’ve had minimum discomfort, which has been a relief, and I don’t think i’ve gained too much weight (although we’ll see how […]

Pregnancy tips

Pregnancy tips

Now, I am by far the oracle when it comes to pregnancy advice, but – as i’m nearing the end of my pregnancy journey – I thought I would write down some tips that i’ve picked up along the way. THE INTERNET IS YOUR MATERNITY […]

Final countdown!

Final countdown!

Well, i’m finally at the stage where I can say MY BABY IS DUE THIS WEEK! As i’ve never been on time for anything in my life, no-one thinks that Baby B will be making an appearance on the due date (4th April) but I […]

Did you use a TENS machine?

Did you use a TENS machine?

Did you use a TENS machine for the early stages of labour? I’ve bought one online (I thought it made sense to buy one rather than renting one) but I wanted to find out some of your experiences. Did you use one, and think it […]

What to Expect When You’re Expecting | Book Review

What to Expect When You’re Expecting | Book Review

What to Expect When You’re Expecting I bought this book pretty much as soon as I found out that I was pregnant, as I had heard great things about it. I was not disappointed! It is a BIG book, so not ideal to take out […]

Not long now!

Not long now!

I keep being reminded that it’s not long now until Baby B makes an appearance! It is rather exciting that the baby can come at any time, but it’s also a very VERY scary thought! I have some moments where I feel completely ready, and […]

Taking advantage of the free dental care that is offered to all pregnant women

Taking advantage of the free dental care that is offered to all pregnant women

Taking advantage of the free dental care that is offered to all pregnant women (god bless the NHS!), I went to the dentist for the first time in over 5 years a couple of weeks ago.  After looking as my teeth, she let me know […]