Pregnancy Journal – Baby is coming!
A pregnancy journal, with weekly updates on how it feels to grow a baby: physically, emotionally, mentally. Follow the good, the bad and the awesome of having a baby.
Countdown to the big day Week 38! Wow "Now, it's countdown time. I am very agitated, wondering what each sign could mean, what to do and not do." We had our last scheduled appointment with the doctor and it all went very well. Both the baby and I are ready and set...read more
Getting to the finish line Bigger Belly, Bigger Excitement "I hope I'll remain calm and kind enough to be there for him. It's the best I can do for him." At this point the baby could be born and most likely be strong and healthy. We are coming to the finish line...read more
The baby is the size of a throw pillow The belly is the size of a big pillow Arrivals and Departures "I miss falling asleep in his arms and feeling like there’s no better place in the whole world. And then waking up with a sense of gratitude when I see him and my...read more
Hopping around places, thoughts, dreams. "It's shocking to realise he does not count yet as a member of this world. It's crazy, once you think about all that he is doing already and the impact he has in our lives." It has been 35 weeks already. Time is going by...read more
Topping it off Week 34! Tasty realisations "It has never been more clear to me how my body is, how my mind is and what we need." Fine I started by going to the clinic. Then, a nurse took my blood, weight and blood pressure and said I was fine. Afterwards, I waited,...read more
When I finally got home, there was this moment of surrender that felt magical.read more
Excitement and Worries Week 32! Bento Box "It would be nice to put this topic in its own corner, separated from the others, and just enjoy the good state of things. " We just came back from the doctor and both mother and baby are doing very well. We had the...read more
Grab your popcorn What a movie! "I’m glad I got the advice to eat well – now I know I should…? A Comedy, I guess." It's getting tighter and cosier for the baby inside my belly. I can feel him moving more and more and some of his kicking punch against bones and bones....read more
I’m too vulnerable out there. My chest is on fire. It’s cold outside.read more
It’s like we have a direct phone line that is always dialled in.read more
Connecting with others Week 28! 3rd Trimester "There's something that feels quite special about relying on a strong community to be a part of the baby's life." Interacting The baby is moving and kicking more and more. It's quite fun and interactive, including for his...read more
Pregnancy Challenges Week 27, it's growing! "There are these flash moments when it's real, acutely real and overwhelming." Emotional Challenges The baby is now the size of a camping lamp or something like 14,5 inches and 37 cms. He's big! This week, with the new year...read more