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36 Weeks & Maternity Leave

I am currently 36+5 weeks {in my 37th week}, and the baby is the size of a winter melon!


My bump is growing a lot but I don't think I'm much bigger than I was with Holden at this stage, although she is definitely higher up.


I finished work last Wednesday at the end of my usual working week, so yesterday was my first actual day of maternity leave. Technically I'm using my last two weeks of holidays first before my official maternity leave begins on the 2nd of February. I'm not sure how long I will take this time, but I think by the time I use my 9 months then my holidays, I probably won't return to work until January 2016! Holden is going to continue to go to nursery his usual 2 days while I'm off which I think will be good for him to keep a bit of a routine and he enjoys seeing all of his friends there.

I saw the midwife again on Friday 9th, when I was 35 weeks. It wasn't my usual midwife, but she was lovely and sorted out a prescription for my heartburn, whic…