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Rosemary Mac Cabe: ‘Months eight and nine have been completely taken up with two distinct emotions: panic and rage’


by Rosemary MacCabe
27th Sep 2021
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In the final months of her pregnancy diary, Rosemary Mac Cabe expected to be taking slow but leisurely walks with her dog, smiling beatifically at neighbours, but instead, she feels hot, angry tears spring up at the sight of Netflix’s loading icon

The way that I see it, there are various phases of pregnancy that do not correlate with anything your doctor, or the many, many apps you will (if you’re anything like me) inevitably download so that you are better equipped to visualise your baby at any given time. “He’s the size of a bunch of bananas now!” I tell people, authoritatively, while also knowing – thanks to my time in Weight Watchers – that no...

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