Pregnancy Symptoms Half Way Through…

confessions of an irish mammy pregnancy symptoms

Itchy Belly – Oh the itchiness. Nothing like a good scratch of it. The bigger it gets, the itchier it’s getting. As attractive as it sounds!  Inflatable Boobs – I may always have complained about them but to honest I’d take my respectable little B cups back in a heartbeat. In the unlikely event I get stranded in water over the next few months these should keep me afloat fairly easily.  Permanent Need To Pee – It’s constant. And let’s face it, if you’ve had kids you’ll know that when you need to go, you NEED to go. Now. The fear when I sneeze or cough is real and there […]

Pregnancy update – 19 weeks…

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Today I’m 19 weeks and 5 days pregnant.  I would say my bump is fairly big. I’m 5 ft nothing and very slight so there’s no questioning it really.  And obviously being Baby no. 3 I’m probably popping out quicker this time too.  I’ve been lucky. Other than getting a bit tired every now and again I’m grand.  I’ve been using Palmer’s Cocoa Butter on my belly for weeks already in the hope of avoiding stretch marks. I used it the last two times and wether it’s amazing or I just got lucky I don’t know, but I’m giving it a go again!  On my last visit at about 17 […]

17 Weeks Pregnancy Update…

Confessions Of An Irish Mammy pregnant

This is a different pregnancy to my last two. A lot different.  I don’t even mean in terms of symptoms. I was very lucky with all 3 (so far anyway!) Aside from a few weeks of queasiness in the early weeks and a few meals going down the loo I haven’t done too badly. (There were horrific migraines a the end of pregnancy 1 that I’m choosing to forget about)  It’s different because of the house move.  We’re in our new house 2 weeks today and it’s been the most hectic, stressful time of our lives without a doubt. When you move house you’re only thinking of getting in to […]