Here we are, 38weeks pregnant, or is 478 weeks pregnant? I can't tell. I’m in this weird limbo of realising I’m going to miss being pregnant whilst also wanting to meet this little parasite of mine. I also feel like I will never be ready after writing a long list of things that I want … Continue reading 38wks Pregnant and Counting
Dear Unborn Child, We have come to call you “Baby Bear,” after your big fur brother who is called Yogi Bear. You will love him just as he will love you, of that we have no doubt. As I write this your actually kicking me in my ribs. Something you very much love to do, … Continue reading A Letter To My Unborn Child
Not gunna lie – Baby Showers have always scared the fuck outta me. I’m usually sweating when I arrive at one. So the thought of having my own Baby Shower was something that literally terrified me. Why you may ask? Because when it comes to pregnancy, children, labour, anything do to with that stuff – … Continue reading How To Throw A Baby Shower When They Freak You Out
Just in case you’re not aware, I am not a naturally “calm” person. I’m not hyperactive or anything, but I don’t regularly engage in meditation, yoga or any of that “get in touch with your inner soul” kinda shit. So when friends of ours encouraged us to do Calm Birth Classes I was somewhat sceptical. … Continue reading Birthing Classes – Yay or Nay?
First things first, I got a Brazilian at 27weeks pregnant. If you have never had a Brazilian whilst 27 weeks pregnant you can NOT talk to me about the pain waxing causes. In fact, you have never had a Brazilian at 27 weeks pregnant just don't talk to me about pain - at all. Now, … Continue reading Brazilians & Sex…To The Glucose Test
So, the highlight of my week are Mondays. Why you may ask? Because Mondays are my roll over day to the next week of pregnancy you see. My pregnancy app updates to a new week and tells me different things about what my little parasite is up to, what bodily changes I can expect that … Continue reading From a Bunch of Banana’s to my Birth Plan
I’ve started to waddle. I swear to GOD I’ve started to waddle. I also feel like I’ve been kicked in the vagina, like, not a little kick – I’m talking about a fully grown AFL size male has kicked my vagina instead of a footy kinda kick. I can’t have cordial anymore because it gives … Continue reading The Ramblings of a 25wk Pregnant Lady
First things first – why the FUCK do they call it “morning sickness”? This is not, in any way, shape or form an adequate description of the absolute head pounding, life debilitating “sickness” I experienced. And you want to know a fun fact? IT DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN IN THE MORNING! IT HAPPENS ALL DAY…EVERY DAY…FOR … Continue reading The Things I’ve Only Found Out About Pregnancy From Actually Being Pregnant
I am The Peninsula Mumma – but I’m definitely not your typical “mumsy mum”. And by that I mean I was never really sure I wanted kids. Don’t get me wrong, I thought about it…but I thought about it in the same way I thought about one day maybe running a marathon. To be clear … Continue reading Who Is The Peninsula Mumma?