So, even though we’ve decided not to find out if we’re having a boy or a girl (I initially wanted to know, but husband did not and persuaded me that it will be a good surprise), I know find myself trying to use certain situations to justify that we’re having, well, mainly that we’re having a girl. Case in point 1: Husband was away for two days last week and the little one had been moving around and kicking away in the few days beforeRead More
A few months ago, I would have been happy to have lost two kilos. Instead, losing two kilos in one day scared me terribly. At least it proved only to be a stomach bug and not the start of second trimester all-day morning sickness, as I had feared. And, on the bright side, the two kilos went nicely back on and then some over the course of the weekend!
The new issue of Vi Föräldrar Gravid (Dec 09/Jan 10) offers 25% off at Proud maternity store, either online or in the Stockholm store (Karlavägen 48). As well as maternity wear (mammakläder), the store also stocks childrenswear (up to the age of 8).
So, you’ve taken the test and there is it: a positive result. My first instinct was to book an appointment with my GP. Well, no, apparently here in Sweden that is not the way that things work. Instead, your first port of call in Stockholm should be Vårdguiden‘s website to find out which midwife clinics (BVC – barnmorskemottagning or MVC – mödravårdscentralen) there are in your area (click on “Hitta vård och omsorg” at the top of the page and then search for barnmorskemottaging inRead More
Well, why is this blog here? What is it all about? First and foremost, it is about me and my journey through pregnancy in a foreign land, albeit a land where I have now lived for almost two years. However, once we discovered that we were going to have a baby, a whole new realm opened up: babyworld. So, a little more about me: most people call me Kat, I’m English but live in Stockholm (the one that’s the capital of Sweden) with my husbandRead More