Round II

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Welp, here’s something personal… I’m knocked up with baby number II.

My main reason for sharing is to tell you that OH MY LAWD round two is proving to be a lot harder than round one! My energy is low, my nausea is high, my stomach was popping before i even hit the second trimester, and my back and left hip is aching like it did the day before I last gave birth!

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Birth

Ok so you’ve packed your bags and baby is on its way!

And ugh labour is the pits. Well it was for me… Everything that I was scared of, happened to me. And I realise now that I hated it because I had no control, and in the thick of it, I was just a spectator to my own labour. Hovering in and out of lucidity. Continue reading

What to take to the hospital when it’s time to divide…

What to take to the hospital

You’ll either get given a list from your midwife or will likely Google what to take to the hospital…. But here’s what no one tells you: you actually don’t need half that crap and it’ll sit in that suitcase for MONTHS after you get home because you’re too busy with a newborn and you never use that stuff anyway. Continue reading