The Gallery: Babies

When I saw the theme on this week’s Gallery was ‘babies’, what else could I share but pictures of my own three babies? They’re still my babies now, of course, but I’ve chosen to share pictures of them when they were absolutely brand new! And I thought I might as well throw in some bumps too.

All of my babies were born naturally, after straightforward pregnancies. The only intervention I had was having my waters broken with my eldest. The only pain relief I had with any of them was TENS and gas and air.

My eldest

My eldest was born three days early in June 2001, weighing 7lbs 10z. You can read his birth story here.

The pregnant photo was taken a few days earlier, at 39 weeks.

Pregnant, Son, Bump

Baby, Son, Newborn, The Gallery

My younger son

My younger son was born four days late in October 2003, weighing 9lbs 3oz. You can read his birth story here.

The pregnant photo was taken on his due date.

Bump, Pregnant, Son, The Gallery

Baby, Newborn, Son, The Gallery

My daughterΒ 

My daughter was born on her due date in March 2006, weighing precisely 8lbs. You can read her birth story here.

The pregnant photo was taken the day before, when I realised that if I waited until her due date I probably wouldn’t get the photo!

Pregnant, Bump, Baby, Daughter, The Gallery

Baby, Newborn, Daughter, The Gallery

This post was written in response to a prompt on The Gallery at Sticky Fingers. Pop over to see how others have interpreted the theme ‘babies’.

Author: Sarah Mummy

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  1. Gorgeous photos and you do pregnancy so well!!! Just a neat bump all 3 times! πŸ™‚

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    • Thanks very much πŸ™‚

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  2. Gorgeous ‘bumps’ and babies!!!! So precious x

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    • Thanks very much πŸ™‚ x

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  3. Your bumps were gorgeous! (Mine had to be kept hidden at all times!)
    And the babies too. x

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    • Thanks very much, I loved my bumps!

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  4. How fab you have photos of each bump to compare!
    My baby is 12 today. Totally still my baby though

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    • Of course he is! Mine are still all babies too!

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    • Thanks very much! x

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  5. Ah I love these photos! Do you hanker after those days? I only ever do when I look back at the pics. You hardly changed at all between the first and last! x

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    • I loved being pregnant! I don’t miss those days too much though. I think I looked better with the last than I did with the first! x

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    • Thanks very much! I love a bump πŸ™‚ x

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  6. Awwww! I do love baby photos- full of the newness of life. Can’t believe how neat all of your bumps were!

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    • Thanks very much! I felt massive with the middle one, as he was 9lb 3, but quite neat with the others.

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    • Thanks very much. Such a long time ago now x

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  7. I don’t have any pictures of me like this… I wish I did though.


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    • That’s a shame. I’m really glad I have mine. I regret that I don’t have any photos of me breastfeeding though. x

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  8. Wow your bumps were bigger than mine and I had twins! lol. You look so happy in all your pregnancy photos. It’s so cute to see your three as babies. Love this post. xx

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    • Thanks very much πŸ™‚ I loved being pregnant! x

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  9. Thanks very much! I didn’t put on any weight apart from the bumps, I was very lucky!

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  10. Thanks very much πŸ™‚ I didn’t change shape much, apart from the bumps out front! πŸ™‚

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