Introducing… and our birth story

So happy to welcome our baby daughter Willa Blue Atkinson on Wednesday 21st September at 4.09 am weighing 8lb 12oz. After a sweep appointment on Tuesday lunchtime, and a bishops score of 5 which wasn’t exactly that hopeful, by 10pm that evening I suddenly started to feel some sporadic contractions when I went upstairs to… Continue reading Introducing… and our birth story

41 weeks plus…

Since Sunday I’ve been taking a break from social media as my pregnancy stretches into its final days. Instagram has been a constant companion since my second son Barney was born, and I adore the community of friends I have there, but among those friends were a lot of pregnant mummas who were due around… Continue reading 41 weeks plus…

Growth scan 40+4

We popped to the hospital yesterday for a growth scan in the antenatal department. It was strange being there again for a bonus glimpse of Bébé!  Luckily she’s all fine and head down, with good blood flow through the placenta still. They are predicting a 9lb 6oz’er so she’s not going to be a tiny… Continue reading Growth scan 40+4

Final Days…

Today I reached 40 weeks plus.. Deep down I hoped for a due date baby, if not before, and I found reaching that date quite emotional for reasons I couldn’t understand.  Since then I do understand, it’s the pressure of people knowing and the constant caring but also the level of remarks and suggestions, and… Continue reading Final Days…