This is a curious time, this week surrounding the due date. I am trying to keep reasonably busy but also am reluctant to make too many plans, or to stray too far from the house.… View Post

Every night for the past few nights I have been woken up with practice contractions, coming regularly every 8-10 minutes for about 3 -4 hours, from 3am – 6/7am. Every night I have got out… View Post

Yesterday afternoon, I suddenly began to feel hysterical. As if I were drunk, unable to focus on conversation, on food shopping, giggling uncontrollably as Marto paid for our food. Back at home, I had a… View Post

  We finally decided on a mobile. Marto’s grandmother gave us some money to buy something for Pip and we decided a musical mobile was the way forward. We wanted one that played classical music… View Post