Tag Archives: running while pregnant

Too strong for labor?

  I remember one moment very clearly in our birth course at the hospital: the nurse had just explained the process of birth. The contractions, how the baby descends, all that good stuff. My husband looked at me and said “The uterus is a big muscle? This is going to be so easy for you! You’re […]

Eating to conceive

I’ve officially reached that age where most of my friends have had kids, are having kids or are desperately trying to have kids. And between them, or should I say us as I include myself in this group, we represent a fairly good cross section of society with many healthy births, some suffering miscarriage, some […]

Running until the end: entering the third trimester

The third trimester has arrived. I’m big, I’m tired and quite frankly, I’m over hearing about my belly. Objectively, I probably can’t really say that I’m big but I certainly feel big, especially when I knock something over with my behind (and having to hear various comments from every single person I meet about my […]

On the run…with a bump

This post is something that I’ve been trying to write for a few weeks now. In fact, almost every time that I lace up my sneakers and hit the road outside my house, I think about how I need to get these feelings and thoughts out. This entry will be the first in my series […]

Bump and go!

So I’m now 6 months into my second pregnancy and the bump is starting to get seriously bigger but whilst on my summer holidays I’m keen to keep as active as possible. My gynaecologist is an immensely pragmatic lady who’s motto is “it’s not an illness, you’re pregnant” and as such she advocates that you […]

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