Thursday, April 14, 2016

35 Week Pregnancy Update | Baby #2 ♥

Another week of this pregnancy has just zoomed by and I actually can't remember a lot of what has gone on if I'm honest - I have the memory of a goldfish! I have been rather tired this past week though and really do feel as though I'm coming to the end of my pregnancy journey. We still have a lot to do and get for this baby, the nursery still isn't done but hopefully we'll get on it this week, we just need to find space for all the storage boxes that are currently in the box room and then we can get painting.

We're hoping to attend the Pregnancy and Baby Fair on Saturday morning and will hopefully pick up a few things. We still have to get a new cot, a baby swing, bibs, short-sleeve vests and some sleepsuits. There's probably a whole lot more to that list but those are the things which I know we're distinctly lacking at the moment.

This week I picked up some new pyjamas and a dressing gown for my hospital bag. I think it's about time I started getting it packed, just in case. I don't want to over-pack like I did with Tyler Lee though and shall be keeping things to a minimum as I'm hoping for a short stay in hospital this time.

Yesterday we had another check up and scan at the hospital and everything looks great. Baby is 3/5 engaged so still has a little while to go yet before being ready for it's journey into the world. I have been offered a sweep for three weeks time when I'm 38+6 weeks and I don't know whether I'm up for it or not, I think I'd prefer things to happen naturally. I had a sweep whilst I was in labour with Tyler Lee and I remember it being very painful. I've also asked on my blog's Facebook page whether or not people were offered a sweep before their due date and if it worked for them, the majority of people said it didn't so I really am in two minds. Anyway, a lot could change between now and three weeks time!

This week...

Baby is the size of a - bunch of carrots, according to my Ovia pregnancy app.


I'm looking forward to - going to the Pregnancy and Baby Fair on Saturday, if we manage to get to it of course. Our plans always seem to be changing last minute these days.

My favourite moment was - Tyler Lee thinking that the baby was coming home and getting all excited, it was so sweet.

I've been feeling - tired, I would sleep all day if I could.

I've been buying for baby - I've bought two beautiful knitted outfits from two baby boutiques on Instagram. I've really fallen in love with Spanish babywear at the moment, I just love the classic look for newborns. I've also ordered a custom romper in Tilda fabric, also from another Instagram shop, so I'm looking forward to seeing how that turns out. Jacek bought some babygros in Penneys too in newborn size - if this baby is as big as it's brother was we'll never get to use them. I also bought some photography props for really cheap on AliExpress. I've used the site before and have always had everything delivered so hopefully my orders arrive in time for some newborn photo sessions. My Dad also bought the baby the beautiful Peter Rabbit knitted outfit featured in the pictures. Grey is my favourite colour, along with pink and of course, everyone knows my love of Peter Rabbit so I can't wait to dress the baby in this outfit.

I'm missing - a life without silent reflux, it really is the most horrible thing ever and nothing works to stop it.

I'm craving - I've been having rolls and baps with Marie Rose sauce, potato salad, peppers, sweetcorn and cheese and really can't get enough of them, but having thrown up immediately after eating one yesterday I don't think I can stomach one again!
I'm loving - picking out beautiful outfits for the baby, although I think I may have to put my spending ban in place again. Everything always seems so cheap, then the postage costs get added on and it's extortionate!

I've been meaning to - get packing mine and the baby's hospital bag. I'll be doing this during the week.
I can't wait for - our next hospital appointment on May 4th. I must remember to actually ask questions this time round!

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26 comments

  1. I love Spanish brands too, they're just so cute, aren't they? Not long now! The items you bought for your baby are so adorable. x

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  2. I had no idea that you were pregnant again. Congratulations. You must be so excited to meet the new baby!

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  3. The Peter Rabbit outfit is just adorable. You are in the home stretch now. Time will pass so quickly these last few weeks!

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  4. I need to go on a spending ban its so hard not to spend all ur money on kids clothing as there are so many lovely items out at the moment.I've neved shopped at aliexpress I'll have to have a look for photo props as I love finding new things for blog backgrounds and flat lays.

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  5. Oh, reflux! Not fun in the least! The last few weeks of pregnancy can be so draining, between nesting and the longing/excitement of meeting your babe face to face. You're almost there!

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  6. My daughter is due any day now and we are loving picking out baby outfits too! The Peter Rabbit outfit you have in the picture is adorable. I have always loved Peter Rabbit.

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  7. Hang in there girl you are almost there! I was SO excited when it was almost time for my son to come. My favorite thing was getting baby stuff! I LOVE getting baby stuff.

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  8. I have to admit that having a sweep is uncomfortable and I have had them work and not work for me

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  9. What a lovely outfit and it looks well made too.

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  10. Sorry if this sounds like silly question but what is a 'sweep'. Your nearly there can't wait to see bubba two!

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    1. Here you go: http://www.babycentre.co.uk/what-is-a-membrane-sweep

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  11. Congrats on your pregnancy! It's so sweet when our other children get cite about a new addition to the family. I'm sure he'll be a great big brother!

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  12. I think ive just melted at the sight of the Peter Rabbit clothes x

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  13. Wow, the weeks are flying by! I can't believe you are already at 35 weeks, so close. Congrats. =)

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  14. Wow, I didn't realize how it's nearly time! This is so exciting, and you have adorable taste in baby clothes.

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  15. So exciting, you're almost there! Soon you'll have an extra person to add to your family :)

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  16. Wow congrats! Good luck to you, so exciting.

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  17. Ah, so exciting - baby will be here before you know it. It sounds like the pregnancy fair will be a lot of fun.

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  18. This is so exciting!! I love mothers blogging even if I am not a mom yet :) Congratulations!!

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  19. I had a sweep with both my little ones after term and they didn't work so i would never again. Love spanish clothes too. Marie ☺

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  20. Congratulations! The Peter Rabbit onesie is super cute!

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  21. I used to love Peter Rabbit! I hope the next few weeks go by smoothly for you!

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  22. Oh my! Those bunnies are just too cute. Enjoy this moment while you can. My kid is 19 now and, let me tell you, it just FLEW by!

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  23. That onesie is so cute! I'm so excited for you, you're so close!

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  24. Oh wow! I remember this stage of pregnancy so well. It was like a mixture of a feeling of calm because I was nearly there, panic feeling like I wasn't ready and urgency ready to meet my baby. Good luck with the last few weeks. I love all the bits you've collected x

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  25. Aww so cute!! My kids are so big now, and it's brought back memories!!

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