Category Archives: high blood pressure

Our Birth Story

I promised it would be on the way soon, so here’s the story of how Eden came into the world. I have to admit that birth was nothing like I thought it would be and neither was our journey – … Continue reading

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38 Weeks and We Have a Plan!

Sorry for being so crap at updating as of late! Life keeps getting in the way of very important blogging! You’ll be glad to know that I was discharged promptly after my night in hospital as the drugs brought my … Continue reading

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First Ever Hospital Admission

Yesterday I went in for my routine blood pressure monitoring at the antenatal day unit. Having tested it at home before I left, I had a feeling it was going to be high. When we got there we waited a … Continue reading

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Full Term! We Made It!

Today marks thirty seven weeks pregnant. THIRTY SEVEN! Full term! Hooray! We made it!

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One Month To Go!

It’s the 25th November! What does that mean? Well of course, it means one month until Eden’s due date. It’s been an eventful couple of weeks since I last updated, so I figured I would fill you in on what’s … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Week Midwife Appointment and Blood Pressure Drama

Last Friday I had my twenty five¬†week midwife appointment. It’s nice that since changing hospitals, I don’t dread midwife appointments any more and I actually look forward to them. It does make the world of difference.

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