How many c-sections can a woman have?

    When I go in to deliver Baby 13 it will be my sixth caesarean section.  Opting for a caesarean was never something I would have ever voluntarily done.  I much preferred – prefer – a normal labour to the sun-roof eviction of my baby and this was how my babies had always been… Read More

Pregnancy Diary: Baby 12 in 2012 – Week 26

      Having received our caesarean section date at last week’s appointment we are daring to turn our thoughts to what needs doing before baby arrives, namely re-jigging beds and finding baby names we like. The first doesn’t seem to be too problematic.  We need to set up another triple bunk bed and move… Read More

Pregnancy Diary: Baby 12 in 2012 – Week 24

      We have hit the bit 24 week milestone this week.  This is the week pregnant women count down to then celebrate as the one which states their baby would be viable and have a good chance of surviving if born now.  At the same time we acknowledge this pregnancy milestone we also… Read More

Pregnancy Diary: Baby 12 in 2012 – Week 17

    Well, 17 weeks yesterday actually but I can’t be bothered with adding the “+1” to the title. I’m feeling good. In fact, I’m not actually feeling anything which can be a worry in itself.  It’s the usual second trimester rollercoaster.  I am past the sickness and nausea which, although not very nice to… Read More

10 things nobody tells you about pregnancy – until now

    1. Haemorrhoids are only funny when they’re affecting somebody else and not you. That hilarious joke you made about offering to knit someone a woolly hat for their piles is no longer humourous when they say it back to you. 2. Your house will look like a fully licensed pharmacy and by the… Read More