Gluscose Tolerance Test (GTT)

9.15am Why is it that you have the best and deepest sleep for the shortest time before you have to wake up early? I've been fasting since 8pm last night & went to bed early hoping to wake up at 7am to give us plenty of time to get ready and arrive at the hospital….

The baby shower 

The graph of pregnancy has many peaks and troughs (mostly the latter!). One certain high is the baby shower. It’s so lovely to get together with friends and family and just celebrate your pregnancy with laughter, fun and games, especially in the last 3 months of pregnancy when no doubt you’ll be feeling exhausted and…

Midwives & Vaccinations 

Yesterday was a crazy busy day which started and ended with appointments. I had my 25 week midwife appointment at the Royal London in the morning and baby A had her 1 year vaccinations in the evening at our local policlinic.  I’ve opted to have my second baby at the Royal London in Whitechapel, which…

Styling the Bump

One of the best things about retuning to work was the commute: leaving the house and getting on a bus without a baby felt so refreshing. No need for special seats or any assistance, just me, myself and I, merging in with the other early morning commuters felt so empowering. To be seen as a…