June 2019

The Mother Side / 2019 / June

This is my third baby. In my previous pregnancies, I was delighted to see the growing bump.  I was over the moon to experience all the pregnancy symptoms including swollen ankles, weight gain etc.  I embraced it all.  I wasn’t self-conscious in shorts or vest tops.  I knew I was heavier and wobblier in places, but I was happy that it was part and parcel of pregnancy and I’d soon be back in shape once baby arrived – and I was in no hurry. This time, I’m really struggling. I’ve always been physically...