Turns out you don’t know a lot of this stuff, it’s just designed and laid out in pretty catalogues purely to take your mind off searing heartburn and constant, unsatisfactory urination during the latter stages of pregnancy.
Every pregnancy is different but there is one universal truth about pregnancy. Normal rules do not apply during pregnancy. As your body takes a one woman voyage to a land far, far away, your mind is also cast out to an obscure land where it is perfectly acceptable to fish baked bean-smeared trashy gossip magazines …
Clumsiness became the bane of my life, as I lumbered out of balance between cake shops, ricocheting off cheese counters, slinging jam jars out of the fridge and tripping over my no longer visible feet.
Pregnant? Right, you’ll need a whole host of bizarre things like belly bands, belly belts, belly balm and breast pads won’t you? Hmm, well in trying to think of the things that I would quite like to have access to on a desert island if I was pregnant and washed up, I found it was everyday items that would be my essentials.