The final countdown – and it's much shorter than we thought!

By on April 2, 2014

This baby is not going to wait any longer. While my liver function results were fine, the second part of the test showed my bile salt levels were elevated so the obstetrician is pretty sure I have cholestasis. When I got the call she said, “so I mentioned at our appointment that this would mean Read More...


The final countdown – and it’s much shorter than we thought!

By on April 2, 2014

This baby is not going to wait any longer. While my liver function results were fine, the second part of the test showed my bile salt levels were elevated so the obstetrician is pretty sure I have cholestasis. When I got the call she said, “so I mentioned at our appointment that this would mean Read More...


A fire drill, electrocardiogram and threat of early induction – not your average doctor's visit

By on March 31, 2014

A fire alarm, the threat of early induction and two hours in the hospital for what was supposed to be a quick catch up were not what I was expecting when I went to Hutt Hospital this morning. But as my journey has already proven to be a bumpy one, I don’t know why I Read More...


A fire drill, electrocardiogram and threat of early induction – not your average doctor’s visit

By on March 31, 2014

A fire alarm, the threat of early induction and two hours in the hospital for what was supposed to be a quick catch up were not what I was expecting when I went to Hutt Hospital this morning. But as my journey has already proven to be a bumpy one, I don’t know why I Read More...



No naked pregnancy belly cast parties in this gal's birthing plan

By on February 6, 2014

Some girls dream about their wedding. They have every detail mapped out before puberty and know exactly which song will be playing as they walk down the aisle. I wasn’t one of those girls. In recent months, I have begun to wonder if these same girls also had their birthing plan mapped out, because it’s Read More...


No naked pregnancy belly cast parties in this gal’s birthing plan

By on February 6, 2014

Some girls dream about their wedding. They have every detail mapped out before puberty and know exactly which song will be playing as they walk down the aisle. I wasn’t one of those girls. In recent months, I have begun to wonder if these same girls also had their birthing plan mapped out, because it’s Read More...