How we’re celebrating Baby 13’s birth by making a difference

    We’re the first to admit that it’s somewhat unusual for a family to be celebrating the impending birth of their 13th child, especially in this day and age. Yet, the novelty never wears off. Never. We still wonder what whether it will be a boy or a girl, what (or who) it will… Read More

Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 37

  37 weeks? Really?! We’re now into the final countdown of delivery day and, as an added bonus, the day has been brought forward to the 19th instead of the originally planned 20th. Apparently, the hospital doesn’t schedule in c-sections to be done on Thursdays. Saturday was the day that sudden urgency hit. ‘We’ve only… Read More

Baby 13′s Pregnancy Diary: Week 36

    We’re now a little over two weeks away from Baby 13’s delivery date. Early Sunday morning was spent sorting out the baby clothes. The twins were my willing little helpers, full of cheer and excitement though I’m not quite sure that they understand what is going on. Every so often Anna will pull… Read More

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