I can’t be the only pregnant woman to develop a serious case of the nosies when it comes to other peoples’ pregnancies.
Whether it’s watching One Born Every Minute, reading pregnancy-related articles in Mother & Baby Magazine or simply chatting with other pregnant mums in real life and online, I can’t seem to get enough of the bump chat.
There’s something really comforting to know other women are going through the same experiences and can relate to weird cravings, getting up five times a night for a wee or simply worrying about how you’ll cope once the baby comes. Of course I realise this is all probably pretty tedious stuff for my non-pregnant mates (and husband), so I try to minimise the bump chat – or at least contain it – to others in the same bump “condition”.
That’s why I thought it would be pretty cool to create an online antenatal club of sorts, for other pregnant bloggers to link up their posts about pregnancy each week, so we can “share the journey” (*cringey soppy wording*) with each other.
I know there are quite a few of us out there; Chelle from Unique & Chic, Jennie from Edspire, Gillian from A Baby Board,Mrs G from Goriami Family and – most recently – Susanne from Ghostwriter Mummy, to name but a few. So there are certainly enough of us to create a buzzing online bump club.
Every Thursday I’m going to be posting a little pregnancy-related update, along with a linky so you can add yours. There’s also a fancy badge that I made *proud face*.
At the moment I feel a bit like the girl who organised the party and is worried no one will turn up! I can’t promise wine, but I have virtual cake, a nosey ear, active Twitter fingers to share your posts and much sympathy for the back-ache, midnight loo trips and general pregnancy exhaustion.
If you’re blogging about your pregnancy then I’d love to have a read. Think of it like an online antenatal club. Link up your most recent post here and then don’t forget to grab the badge so other pregnant bloggers can find out about our group too. The more the merrier, and all that.