Things That No One Tells You About the Third Trimester

The third trimester. The home stretch. The final slog. You made it – hurrah! Welcome to the trimester of the waddle, of dropping things and leaving them and of rolling over in bed involving a very awkward three-point turn. 12 weeks of being told how big you’ve got, no sleep and wondering when the hell that “glow” is supposed to…
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Pregnancy #1 vs Pregnancy #2

Pregnancy number two is a whole different ball game to the first. First time around you are a princess. People open doors for you, give up seats for you, fetch and carry for you. They want to know every detail, every twitch, every symptom. Everyone tells you that you’re glowing and how well you’re doing. Second time around, you’re old news.…
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One Year, Two Pregnancies: The impact on my body.

Two pregnancies in under a year. I think it was wishful thinking to believe I would come out of that one unscathed right? Generally, baby girl Clarke has given me an incredibly easy ride. Rory’s pregnancy was good, but baby girl has pretty much gone unnoticed. Something I am incredibly grateful for, having to also juggle a one-year-old. However, I…
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Don’t Call Me Crazy | The feedback of my second pregnancy.

Generally announcing baby number 2 came with a huge amount of support and excitement from friends, even when I wasn’t feeling it myself. They managed to build me up and help me grow in confidence, reassuring me that I would manage just fine with two under two, and very quickly because of their help I went from an anxious mess to…
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