• Pregnancy symptoms I didn’t have

    June 25, 2016

    Are you pregnant? I’ve talked a lot about pregnancy symptoms I did have when I was pregnant, such as unusual pregnancy symptoms and pregnancy symptoms in the second trimester. But what about pregnancy symptoms I didn’t have? Is it unusual to not have certain pregnancy symptoms? The pregnancy symptoms I didn’t have: When it’s your…

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  • Pregnancy and the secrets of the second trimester – shhh!

    February 8, 2016

    Woohoo, you’re pregnant and have now passed the first trimester…so what are the pregnancy secrets of the second trimester? You know, all the nitty gritty details, signs and pregnancy symptoms that only your sister or close friend would tell you? Read my post on the pregnancy secrets of the first trimester and the earliest symptoms…

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  • How pregnancy makes you like a superhero

    August 21, 2014

    Here’s how pregnancy makes you like a superhero… Here’s how pregnancy makes you like a superhero…During your first pregnancy, everything is new, exciting and different, isn’t it? Last time I dutifully listed all the unexpected symptoms (all I can say is thank goodness the awful ad with the gravy cow isn’t on any more). But…

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  • Being pregnant: what no-one tells you about pregnancy

    June 18, 2014

    If you’re pregnant, here’s what no-one ever tells you about pregnancy and having a baby… What no-one tells you about pregnancy: Congratulations, you’re pregnant! It’s all floaty kaftans and graceful, naval gazing introspection from here right the way through to your pain-free hypnobirth…isn’t it? Well, kind of. While pregnancy is different from woman to woman,…

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  • Pregnancy update week 14: ways to entertain a toddler in a waiting room

    April 16, 2014

    An update from 14 weeks pregnant… Two things I’ve learnt from taking my daughter with me to my multiple pregnancy-related medical appointments: 1) You can NEVER have too many toddler snacks 2) If you don’t take enough snacks for said toddler, the hospital shop sells contraband Kinder Eggs.

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  • Pregnancy update weeks 0-13: what to expect from the first trimester

    April 9, 2014

    What should you expect from the first trimester of pregnancy…? Just found out that you are pregnant or think you have early pregnancy symptoms? You might be wondering what to expect from the first trimester of pregnancy (or looking for tips on how to keep your early pregnancy a secret). When I was expecting Eliza…

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  • Unusual pregnancy symptoms in the second trimester

    November 9, 2011

    What are all the unusual pregnancy symptoms in the second trimester that no-one ever tells you about? As I’m now in the third trimester, I thought I’d round-up all the symptoms I’ve been experiencing for the past few months (here’s my unusual pregnancy symptoms from the first trimester). These aren’t the obvious ones I’d read all…

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