20.01.12 C Section Review I’m bloody mad with my obstetrician. He’s made a complete mess of my caesarean scar. The last one settled into a nice silver line and he was supposed to carve me up in the exact same way. But for some reason he kind of veered off and one end and not … Continue reading C-section Review
Caring for your Pregnant Partner
Welcome dear readers! Yet another gem in our fantastic series “Caring for your…”. No doubt this latest blockbuster will join the hallowed ranks of our popular favourites “Caring for your Aquatic Pets” and “Caring for your Illiterate Grandmother”, not to mention our latest bestseller, “Caring for your Azaleas”. Read on and find out more!Caring for … Continue reading Caring for your Pregnant Partner
So, following the diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes, the next bombshell was that we’ll be having a planned C-section at 38 weeks. This is because GD babies are always on the big side, and as we know already I tend to throw a big foal (in the immortal words of my father, though he was talking … Continue reading Baby’s Birthday
So I’ve been diagnosed with GD and frankly, it’s a pain in the arse. I did the obligatory blood sugar test a couple of weeks ago (the old fashioned way here in Myanmar of course, which involves fasting then drinking vast amounts of sugar and having a blood and urine test after an hour and … Continue reading Gestational Diabetes
Pregnancy Second Time Around
Pregnancy Second Time Around Well it’s not fun I can tell you. Then again, I’m not sure fun is how I would describe it first time around either. But at least then there was the ‘firstness’ of it all, the excitement and sheer wonder that we had managed to get pregnant in the first place, … Continue reading Pregnancy Second Time Around
Where to Have Baby?
Where to Have Baby? Wow, our little apple pip is not only causing havoc to my digestive system but is also part of an ongoing logistical nightmare. Where are we going to chose to have our baby? As I mentioned previously, we can’t have baby here for various reasons, but primarily that in case anything … Continue reading Where to Have Baby?
Pregnant and Abroad
Pregnant and Abroad So, here we go again! I’m 7 weeks pregnant and Alfie’s little sister or brother is due on 16th January 2012. I’m already sick as a dog and feel fluey, tired and miserable. Headachey, queasy and VERY grumpy. I don’t recall being in this bad a mood last time round but I’m … Continue reading Pregnant and Abroad
Pamela, Aggy, Alice and Me
11.02.2011 Pamela, Aggie, Alice and MeJust a quick Nairobi footnote; we are still in touch with our fantastic housekeeper and childminder extraordinaire, Pamela, who writes us lovely chatty emails when she can. Her daughter Aggie is doing very well in school, often coming in the top 2 of her class and they will be going … Continue reading Pamela, Aggy, Alice and Me