Posts in Pregnancy

PREGNANCY 2.0

I am officially in my THIRD trimester this week, and I honestly cannot believe it. This pregnancy has flown by, unlike my first – where it felt like I was pregnant forever! I first felt pregnant with Malakai when I was 29 (said in a Schmidty voice) , turning 30, and now I am 34 turning 35 (OMW talk about The Walking Dead) , and let’s just say this pregnancy #2 has been a whole ‘nother ball game on it’s own. Every pregnancy is different from the next, and every… Read More

Maria Shaw – Pregnancy, delayed but not denied

I remember it so well……. I was looking for parking at a shopping centre, when suddenly, right in the front row, a car started to reverse out in front of me. I quickly turned on my indicator and whispered a prayer of thanks. As I began to drive in, I read the sign in front of the space: “Parking for Moms with tots ONLY.” I quickly braked and just sat there for a moment and thought, ‘For Moms ONLY?’.  Who knew a parking sign could be so cruel! The sign… Read More

What not to say to pregnant women

Being pregnant is a very interesting experience for the most part. Whether you had an easy pregnancy or a hard pregnancy, you will note how your baby bump will attract the strangest of conversations to the most interesting experiences from people you know, to random strangers in the shops. Something we can all agree on, is that there are some things that pregnant women do not want to hear: You’re getting big! Did you swallow a watermelon? Are you sure you’re just having one baby? So, when do you think… Read More