The B Squirt

Blog Posts from before and up to our children’s births

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Spreading a little Sunshine

By Bianca Johnson / November 3, 2013

I’ve been nominated for a Sunshine Award by My Hope Jar. I really appreciate the nomination. I keep seeing the other blogs posting various awards, and I wasn’t sure if I would have the chance to get one. I’m really appreciative that I do have a chance to share the sunshine. Considering the dark place…

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My IFPumpkinSmackdown entrance

By Bianca Johnson / October 31, 2013

I’m posting on my phone and can’t edit well. There is my entrant to the competition. There is one from before the candle, and one with the candle in. Not bad for a South African in the bush in spring! Barren Betty and Fertility Doll are running the competition and I hope they see my…

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9 week update-ish

By Bianca Johnson / October 26, 2013

My hubby’s birthday was yesterday when I was 9 weeks. We have gone away for a relaxing week in St Lucia Estuary, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Everything is good with the pregnancy, actually almost nothing has changed since last week. I will post a detailed update next weekend when we are back on wifi. I…

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Pumpkin competition

By Bianca Johnson / October 20, 2013

As a South African, in Spring, with barely a pumpkin around, I’m going to try and do this while I am on holiday in St Lucia next week. Anyone else going to join the ranks of foreigners joining in this competition? See more about who’s entering here:

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8 week update

By Bianca Johnson / October 20, 2013

Friday was eight weeks since my LMP. According to my apps, baby is the size of a raspberry or Jelly Bean.     According to my ultrasound this week baby is 16.8 mm (or was on Wednesday). Something I read suggested that baby is growing about a millimetre a day at the moment, so by today…

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First Antenatal Appointment Ever!

By Bianca Johnson / October 16, 2013

Today was my first doctor’s appointment with Dr P for this pregnancy. It was also my first antenatal appointment ever! With my previous pregnancies I only ever got to the doctor after the miscarriages had already happened. Today was a lot of firsts! First time seeing an embryo in my uterus! Measuring 16.8 mm from…

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7 week Update

By Bianca Johnson / October 12, 2013

Yesterday was seven weeks since my LMP. According to my apps, baby is the size of a blueberry. For those that would like to see, this week’s photo is in the gallery above. How far along are you? 7 weeks 1 day today. What’s happening with the baby? Hands and feet are developing, as well…

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Our Milestones for the next few months

By Bianca Johnson / October 8, 2013

As I said in my 6 Week Update – here is a list of the milestones that we are going to set for ourselves for each step of the way. Heartbeat (We have never seen a heartbeat before. All my previous appointments have happened after my miscarriages) Celebratory Dinner Buy first Baby Outfit together. 9…

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Great Quote!

By Bianca Johnson / October 6, 2013

Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it. Albert Smith From the book I’m reading now – Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother’s Soul.

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Six week Update

By Bianca Johnson / October 5, 2013

Yesterday was six weeks since my LMP. According to my apps, baby is the size of a green pea. I thought I would do those update questions just to give me something to follow my journey with. We will start taking pics of me today, and will make that a weekly thing. I will post…

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