Month: September 2012

Pregnancy Diary #1- WEEK 19: It’s a……

…GIRL! We revealed the results to our friends at Saturday dinner by getting them to cut open chocolate-covered cake balls (baked by yours truly) to find out whether it was blue or pink inside. It was good fun. Especially since they had placed bets on whether it’d be a boy or girl (the currency being

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Pregnancy Diary #1-WEEK 18: Feeling baby, the birth plan, and the irks

The biggest development of Week 18 has been feeling the baby…And I don’t mean kicks, I mean literally feeling the baby in my uterus! I woke up last Thursday and felt a hard lump on my lower tummy. It was quite freaky initially. It does change position from day to day so there is no

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Pregnancy Diary #1- WEEK 17: Nightmares, body changes, and hynobirthing

Two nights ago I had a nightmare about having a miscarriage. In the dream, I went to the toilet and discovered I was bleeding. I rushed out to my brother (who is a doctor) and asked if there was any other possible medical reasons other than miscarriage to be bleeding. Of course, in my head

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Pregnancy Diary #1- WEEK 16: Starting to pop

It’s Week 16 and the top of my uterus has now reached a couple of fingers below my belly button. It’s scarily high considering the uterus usually sits low in pelvis (lower than most women think). I’ve been impressed so far at how long my stomach muscles have managed to hold everything in tight. I guess it’s

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