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  • About the awfulness of maternity clothes

    Now I have a mini-bump, I’m taking baby steps into the sizeable and stretchy realms of maternity clothes. It’s lucky that my job doesn’t require…

    Pregnancy week 22: footprints, and finding out the sex

    As well as marking our second wedding anniversary, week 22 also bought with it the anomaly scan. In addition to checking out all was as…

    Pregnancy week 21: a horrible start, and a slightly better end

    I’ve recently come to love Tuesday mornings. They mean it won’t be Monday morning for seven days, it’s one day closer to the weekend, and…

    Pregnancy week 20: halfway there

    So we’re halfway there…already! Considering that the run-up to the 12-week scan seemed to be in perpetual slow-motion, the last few weeks have flown by.…

    My review of Maison D’Anu pregnancy skincare products

    I *love* beauty products, as our heaving bathroom shelves will testify. So when I was offered some products from the Maison D’Anu pregnancy skincare range to…

    Pregnancy week 19: In Bruges

    This week Alex and I took a pre-baby break to Bruges. Here’s where we stayed, things we saw, and what we ate and drank;

    Unusual pregnancy symptoms no-one ever tells you about

    What are the really unusual pregnancy symptoms that people never tell you, especially about in the first trimester? It occurred to me last night, as…