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Hospital Care V2.0

When Babyice was born I blogged about the care I received in hospital. I was less than impressed and didn’t even want to return to the same hospital to give birth to PrincessIce. I discussed this with my gynae and he assured me that it would be better. The maternity ward had been upgraded and

The birth of PrincessIce

Just before Christmas we were visiting with Milla and Dennis when I started feeling contractions. They felt different to Braxton Hicks, but I had no back ache. That night between 01:00 and 03:30 I was having contractions about every 5 minutes…then suddenly nothing. Everything stopped. Christmas came and went uneventfully. We spent New Year’s Eve

Babyice’s Arrival

Sjoe. Where to begin? My maternity shoot took place on Monday as planned. We spent the afternoon/early evening on the beach in Blouberg taking photos. Being a model? Not so glamorous…especially if you feel like a beached whale (the beach theme was very fitting and all ;)) @queenofcomplex was fantastic. You can tell she works

Doctors visit…

We went to see the gynae yesterday after work. He seems to be in good spirits after his holiday, even in the late afternoon. Not that he has ever been grumpy, but he was in a good mood and in the mood for joking around. Babyice weighs just over 3kg’s now. He estimates he will be around


I know, I know. I’ve been M.I.A for a while. Work has been hectic…and when it hasn’t I’ve been either too busy or too tired to do anything but sleep. I’m exhausted lately. It didn’t help that Rudi fell ill on Monday morning during the wee hours and decided it was okay to keep me

23 weeks

23 weeks today. One more week and we’re at the 6 month mark! I can’t believe it! I’m feeling fine. Some ligament pain every now and then which is completely bearable, a little heartburn and some crying spells. I’ve also had some trouble getting sick when brushing my teeth in the mornings, but luckily that