Category Archives: Pregnancy

Telling Stories

  So here’s that post about birth stories. It’s taken time.  I hope I am going to make sense here; it is hard to find words for events as huge as giving birth, and my brain’s still a little bit … Continue reading

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He is here

  Batu Elias 18th October 2012, 1:36 am 3.1 kg

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40 Weeks

Here we are, still there. We are at the point where our dear elderly neighbour jumps out of her door the minute we pull up in the car, to see if the baby has arrived. Friends ring up to check, … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual (just a day late this week..) inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A happy weekend to all … Continue reading

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One for Mama

I finished the Mama Vertebrae, using up the last little snippets of yarn. It didn’t turn out perfect. If I did it again I would follow the option of narrowing the sleeves, for one. And I wished the yarn had … Continue reading

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36 weeks

  We are nearing the home stretch.. Days before my last appointment, baby turned head-down, thank you very much. The little bottom is still pushing right into my ribs though, so sitting down isn’t great. And let’s just say my … Continue reading

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This weekend was a first sorting of old baby things. I can’t tell if I’m not a little too early for all this, but then, the rain will start tomorrow, and who knows when the laundry will have a chance … Continue reading

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