Full term

Do not ask me why but for some reason I had a feeling this baby was going to make an early appearance.  I was concerned that I would not have everything in place and the birth not able to be in the midwife unit as hoped.  But waking up this morning, at thirty seven weeks, I have a sense of relief – this little babe is now considered fully cooked and whilst it is still our hope to have a couple more weeks to prepare (the bags are still not packed and the birth preferences still not written), I know at least that baby is considered ‘safe’.

So these final weeks, with baby feet making a regular assault on my ribs and carrying around a veritable watermelon, will be spent seeking out comfort in whatever form possible.  Loose flowing clothes, the comfiest footwear I own, squeezing in a haircut…  heck I even had a pedicure right before we took these pics because, I tell you, trying to reach my toes at this stage has become something of a challenge.

I picked up the jumpsuit a couple weeks back on sale from Free People* (still one of my all time favourite brands for shopping non-maternity with a bump because of the silhouettes they offer) but sadly it seems to be all sold out by now.  The sandals are, of course, Fitflop* and just as supportive and comfortable as you would expect from them.  I personally adore the toe thong style but I know it is not for everyone so here is the same simple style without the toe floss* if that is more your thing.

This weekend I will be packing the birth bags and filling the wardrobe with impossibly tiny baby clothes whilst the husband embarks upon a ninety mile bike ride around the remote, ferry only access, isles of the West coast of Scotland.  Great timing huh?

Paid partnership with Fitflop*

*Denotes affiliate links



jumpsuit – Free People
annah toe thong sandals – Fitflop* (gift – paid partnership)
square aviators – Ray-Ban*
carlos belt – Jigsaw* (gift)
bag – Next (gift)
leaf choker – Missoma*
tiny love disc pendant – Astley Clarke* (gift)
friendship amulet – Essentia* (gift)
skinny torque bangles – Rox (gift)



1 Comment

  1. Marie
    3 Aug / 9:15 pm

    All the very best for the birth, and hope baby times it for when hubby is home! I was heavily pregnant this time last year, so I feel very nostalgic looking at this post – exciting times ahead. Can’t wait to coo over pictures of your new arrival!

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