Monthly Archives: November 2011

Not such an easy decision….. (after a day of appointments)

Today was 34 week growth scan then consultant appointment then meeting with head of delivery suite to discuss options. I have gone full circle and two more laps for good luck on my decision since 2pm. My head is spinning … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding- saved my sanity and my proudest achievement in life!

Have been pondering this a bit as I am preparing for Womble ‘s arrival and again I am planning to build up a stash of colostrum for her like I did with Munchkin.  It helped save our breastfeeding.  If you … Continue reading

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My breastfeeding story-one more feed then I am giving up…..

A version of this story was published in Maternity Matters -see here  I had the shitest possible start to breastfeeding and honestly it is a miracle I was able to breastfeed for 13months. It honestly is the hardest thing I have ever ever … Continue reading

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Is Womble last one?

Been thinking about this alot recently. Always imagined I’d have two girls and a boy. So far I almost have the two girls so right on track there. I can’t imagine this being the last pregnancy or giving away my … Continue reading

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Worrying about what might never happen.

One of my chapters in my nanowrimo is going to be about the “worrying is futile” aspect of life. We spend so long worrying about what might never happen that it stops our enjoyment of what is happening. This was … Continue reading

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My own VB/ELCS decision- where I’m at at ~30weeks pregnant

My current thinking on my own decision?  I have gone from 60:40 VB:ELCS (during my second trimester) to now around 30:70 VB:ELCS. Now I am 30weeks and feeling the baby move and judging by how uncomfortable I am already I … Continue reading

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Ponderances on triggers

So I have just been doing some bloggage about writing letters requesting ELCS and rereading mine made me cry. It’s the following statements in the letter: “I cannot risk losing or damaging any more babies and I feel that ELCS … Continue reading

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