Category: Pregnancy

  • tracing baby

    We are making trips up to the hospital every couple of days to check the baby’s heartbeat – making sure it is still happy even though so overdue… next step, inducing labour…. come on bubby! Adrienne wearing the tracing monitor that shows fetal heartbeat, contraction activity and baby movements.

  • 11 days overdue

    I guess this baby is quite content to stay put for now and make us wait! After trace monitoring and a scan to show fluid levels, baby movement, contraction activity and fetal heartbeat, my midwife and obstetrician are comfortable in letting the baby continue waiting for now. My Chinese friend says there is a old […]

  • week 41

    To celebrate our fullterm pregnancy, we spent some time relaxing at Rabbit Island beach on a beautiful, sunny Nelson Sunday morning. Fred scooped out a bubby-sized hole for Adrienne so she could lie on her tummy – a long-distant memory! Now we are beginning the wait for the baby to decide to come out and […]

  • two weeks to go!

    We are starting the countdown with 2 weeks to go. This is Adrienne’s bump at 39 weeks – she is still fit and well and sleeping great. Fred’s hair is almost all grey now but he is also excitedly counting down! We have our announcement list ready to go – the nursery is finished – […]

  • christmas

    Although we had planned a quiet relaxing Christmas Day – we still had lots of fun with Mum & Dad coming over for morning tea on their way to a family BBQ and afternoon tea at our next door neighbours where the kids showed us all their pressies and we ate too much chocolate and […]

  • yoga classes

    Our last prenatal yoga class for the year was this week so I snapped a shot of me with Nikki – my awesome yoga instructor. I probably went to around 25 classes during this pregnancy so I really learned a lot. Hopefully the relaxation and breathing will help significantly during labour!