Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 35

    Last week’s appointment with the consultant went well. There really was no reason for it to go otherwise – I feel well, baby is growing fine and dandy and it’s been a simple, straightforward pregnancy throughout. Irrespective of the wonderful ease of this pregnancy, I do find the last few weeks so tiring.… Read More

Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 34

      Yesterday marked a month until our pencilled-in date for the c-section. By this time next month we should hopefully be safely holding our newest family member. I shall not comment once more on how quickly this pregnancy has gone by – I have done that in almost every pregnancy diary update, I’m… Read More

Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 33

  We’re having a baby! Of course, we knew it. I can’t quite use the excuse that I didn’t realise I was pregnant, my burgeoning uterus won’t allow me to feign ignorance or to plead innocence as to the impending arrival of Baby 13. I don’t know how women experience phantom pregnancies and claim not… Read More

Hello, Baby 13!

    Today we came another step closer to meeting Baby 13. Not a delivery – that would be too early just yet – but Baby’s 4d scan.     We have had a 4d scan since I was pregnant with Joseph. It began with the ‘It might be our last baby. Let’s mark it… Read More

Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 32

    ‘Will you please hurry up and get something ready?’ ‘We’ve got ages yet.’ ‘No. You. Haven’t.’ ‘Of course we have!’ ‘You could go into labour ANY MINUTE NOW!’ ‘Too early.’ ‘Can you please get SOMETHING ready? Anything?’ That, my friends, is a panicking, melodramatic 14-year-old worried that we won’t be ready in time… Read More