Tag Archives: birth

A new arrival

Our wonderful new son was born on Tuesday. Life with 2 children is as crazy and wonderful as we could imagine. He weighed 4.5kg or 9.9 pounds! Significantly bigger than his sister, who was only 2.9kg at birth. I will … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces

I’m 34 weeks and 2 days. There’s so much random stuff to mention that I will just make a list. This morning a van pulled out from a car park into the side of our car as we were driving … Continue reading

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Quickly

Our daughter was born on Friday! I have so much to say, but no time at present. I am so happy, so tired, so everything. She is healthy and beautiful. We are so lucky.

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39 weeks and 3 days

And I’m still pregnant. I have definitely got to the point where I want her to come out.  Not so much because of being physically uncomfortable, although I am, but mostly because I want to meet her and start learning … Continue reading

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Term

Today I’m 37 weeks and 2 days! So a healthy baby could be born at any point from now, which is exciting and scary at the same time. I’m not feeling worried about labour, somewhat to my surprise. I think … Continue reading

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midwife decisions and our last beta

Yesterday my hCG level was 4906. That gives us a doubling time of approximately 50 hours. So we are on track from last time, which is reassuring. Our first scan is scheduled for next Wednesday, when I will be 6 … Continue reading

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beta #2 and other next steps

On Tuesday (4 weeks 4 days) had my second blood test to measure hCG and progesterone levels. My hCG level was 473, which gives me a doubling time of 50.3 hours. I was a bit disappointed about that to be … Continue reading

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