Book in a pregnancy photo shoot with a photographer. This is an amazing time of your life and one you will love looking back on.
Size of Your Baby: As long as a leek.
Baby Shower time! Enjoy the day and being the centre of attention. You are a wonder woman.
Size of your baby: A large Cos Lettuce
Shop for any essentials that you didn’t receive from your baby shower.
Size of your baby: Pineapple
Wash all baby’s clothes, cloth nappies (if using), blankets and sheets.
Size of Your baby: Rockmelon
Relax. See a common theme? Take time for yourself again. Not long to go now. If you head to the shops, make sure you go and buy yourself some good nursing bras and nursing pads. The last thing you want (but will inevitably get at some stage) is leaking milky boobs through your top.
Size of your baby: Honeydew Melon
Stock up on groceries that can be frozen or stored in the pantry. Do some meal preparation and freeze cooked meals for once the baby arrives. The last thing you’ll feel like doing is cooking.
Size of Your Baby:
Prepare a list of names, phone numbers and emails of who to contact once the baby arrives.
Have the Car seat/capsule fitted into your car.
Size of Your Baby: As long as a piece of Kale
Do practice runs to the hospital so you know the fastest route, and one that doesn’t have as much traffic.
Size of Your Baby: As long as a stalk of rhubarb.
Put your anxious, excited, impatient feet up. Everything is done. You’re organised. You have totally got this.
Size of Your Baby: A Small Orange Pumpkin
Due date!! Congratulations! You can go about enjoying, falling in love with and learning more and more about your baby (and your body) without stressing that you’ve forgotten anything in the lead-up.
Size of Your Baby: Watermelon