Tag Archives : bump

I’ve earned my Tiger Stripes!


Stretch Marks. Every pregnant woman dreads them. As soon as you  see a bulging tummy, your first reaction is to lather on all the stretch mark creams you can find. Women will read hundreds of reviews and spend far too much money on creams that claim to erase  or avoid the appearance of stretchmarks. But let’s face it: Those buggers aren’t…

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The Third Trimester…


The start of third trimester meant preparations, preparations and preparations! This included shopping for baby things (my husband went overboard and bought 2 baby leather jackets for ages 1 and 2!!!), getting the hospital bag ready, the baby cot from Ikea constructed in our room and reading up on lots and lots of labour stories. Oh and also watching endless…

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The Second Trimester…


The next couple of months were simply the best. I had a lovely neat bump which I adored and I was still at that stage where I could do things with reasonable comfort. Que the date nights with Hubby! It was our chance to bond and enjoy a baby free life before our bundle of joy arrived, and I am…

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