Category midwife

37+2 (or, antenatal classes)

If there is one thing that I have been consistently told throughout pregnancy, it’s that I should join an NCT group and go to an antenatal class. Well, here’s the thing. I ignored you/them all and we didn’t. The more I talked to people, the more they admitted that the thing they mainly got from […]

36+2 (or, an update)

On Saturday morning, Pip decided that we should have a test run to the hospital and he would have a think about whether it was time to be born. (spoiler alert: he didn’t and we are home and I am still pregnant with a horrid cold that I must have caught at the hospital). Of […]


Had my last midwife appointment in Somerset before the big move to London next weekend. I have self referred to the new hospital and get to have a new bookings appointment and scan at 33 weeks. Pip seems to be doing well. His heart beat is good, he appears to be attempting to settle head […]


I ended up making an unplanned visit to the midwife in the middle of the day, having spent several hours in the morning at work feeling dizzy and faint, rather as if I’d been clubbed on the head. Everyone at work had numerous ideas as to the cause of said unpleasantness and, to alleviate my […]