Things have been quieter on the blog over the last few weeks because….

Someone decided to show up a whole three weeks earlier than expected.

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At 37 weeks, I was diagnosed with obstetric cholestatis, admitted to hospital with immediate effect, with an induction planned for the next day.

I hadn’t had time to pack a hospital bag, let alone explain or say goodbye to Arlo and Rory. It felt extremely sudden and the next four days spent in hospital NOT successfully going into labour were a little bit emotional.

He came hurtling (literally) into the world on the fifth day. Full and no doubt ranty birth story to follow at some point.

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His due date is next week, but he’s already been with us for two weeks.

His big brothers adore him and we are all happily enjoying the newborn bubble.

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  1. Golly! Dealing with a new baby is tough enough, without the shock of one turning up much earlier than expected. I hope you’ve recovered well. X

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