I heart Rennies

Just three days before I hit the third trimester, I suffered from heartburn for the first time. I had really expected hoped that because I'd managed to avoid this in the first trimester that I would be safe. Not so lucky, I'm afraid... After an incident late Thursday night/early Friday morning in which I woke as the stomach acid hit the back of my throat and spent the next hour desperately ... Continue Reading...

Beating the travel blues

Picture by SJ

I think I have formulated a plan to get a bit more travelling in before gyermek arrives. For about the same price as the flight would cost, I can take the train down from Stockholm to Copenhagen to visit friends down there, travelling in first class no less. The train only takes about four a half hours, which is about how long the whole trip out to the airport, the checking in and the flight ... Continue Reading...

Wanted: my old taste buds back

Photo by mhlosh

It might sound like I'm beginning to become obsessed with food, but really, is that so bad? So here we go, another food-related post. I haven't really experienced too many cravings so far in my pregnancy, but there are a few foods that I loved before that just don't taste the same now. Salmon and broccoli I used to love but in the first few weeks of pregnancy I found that I just could not bear ... Continue Reading...

The do’s and don’ts of eating

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I just came across this great post on Mama Eve Blog. It really struck home my feelings when reading all the differing advice on what you should and shouldn't eat during pregnancy. This is my first pregnancy and I feel the same way that Suchada says she did in her first: following all the "rules" as much as possible - no unpasteurised cheese, no cured meat, no alcohol, tuna only in small doses, ... Continue Reading...