Stella’s Birth Story

Stella's BIrth Story
I feel like I need to pre-empt this post with a bit of a warning – but a warning of what, I’m not exactly sure. Basically, if you are squeamish or don’t want to know… View Post

Forty One Weeks Pregnant

Forty One Weeks Pregnant
If you haven’t caught up, Stella arrived on January 13th. Here’s a look back at my final week of pregnancy… 11 January Honestly, I thought I would have a baby by now. Having done EVERYTHING… View Post

Introducing Stella

Stella Topp
Introducing…Stella Iris Leah Topp, born at 11.15pm on Friday 13th January (yup, 9 days late), weighing 4.050kg (8lb 9) and 55cm long. We decided we would name her Stella after we found out she was… View Post

Forty Weeks Pregnant

Forty Weeks Pregnant
4 January Happy Due Date to me! And yes…it’s arrived without any baby movements at all. Since we hit the 39 week mark we have been taking things day by day, making sure we get… View Post

Thirty Nine Weeks Pregnant

Thirty Nine Weeks Pregnant
28 December  I’ve made it to watermelon stage! Woohoo! This week we said farewell to Charlie, before welcoming Jase’s parents to Auckland for Christmas! I managed to squeeze in an amazing pregnancy massage at East… View Post

Thirty Eight Weeks Pregnant

Thirty Eight Weeks Pregnant
21 December  Wow…I made it to 38 weeks, the baby could actually come ANY day now! In a way it feels like my maternity leave (the on-my-own-time-to-prepare-bit) has come to an end – from now… View Post

Thirty Seven Weeks Pregnant

Thirty Seven Weeks Pregnant
14 December  It’s been an eventful yet restful week this week. I kicked it off with my 36w final blood and urine test (no one warned me that one was coming – I thought I… View Post

Thirty Six Weeks Pregnant

Thirty Six Weeks Pregnant
7 December  It’s officially a month(ish) until we have a baby. Cue the freak out! I don’t know where this last trimester has gone to, time sure has sped up! This week was my last… View Post