The Birth Story

*Please skip this post if you aren’t comfortable with words like cervix, catheter, dilation, dildo, vagina, and mild swearing. If you happened to read my post about being thirty-seven weeks pregnant, then you would know that this is not the typical ‘oh no, my waters broke!’ birth story. It is a long, complicated journey that involved a […]

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Thirty Seven Weeks Pregnant

6th February 2017 This is it. The deciding week. My mum and I headed to Hamilton. Both of us had a funny feeling about this growth scan, so we packed our bags to stay for a while AKA we packed as if I was going to have the baby in the same week. It felt so surreal […]

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Thirty Five & Thirty Six Weeks Pregnant

23rd January 2017  This week was…interesting. Stressful. Worrisome. Less than ideal. I had a growth scan booked in at Waikato Hospital, so my mum and I made the journey over again to see the wee poppet. Everything was going fine until I noticed the sonographer measuring and remeasuring everything. Multiple times. I actually lost count. I […]

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Thirty Three & Thirty Four Weeks Pregnant

9th January 2017 & 16th January 2017 This week was relatively uninteresting. Thank goodness. I think I need a little ‘time off’ after all the bleeding, the false labour, Christmas and growth scans. It can get very overwhelming if you let it. Not to mention, being pregnant is pretty overwhelming in and of itself. I mean, […]

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