Baby Bump is born!

37 weeks + 4 days, muffin in hand, on the way to my appointment.

Weighing in at a whopping 150lbs, I waddled my way to (what I now know as) my last doctor’s appointment on Tuesday, January 2nd. Continue reading Baby Bump is born!

Gender, revealed!

I mentioned in my last post that I would be having another doctors visit soon, to do the 2nd trimester ultrasound scan. Well, it turns out in China (or in local hospitals, at least), they require you to be 22-25 weeks pregnant before you have this scan, whereas everywhere else in the world scans from 18-20 weeks. My theory is, the doctors want to wait until the last possible chance to scan (to prevent abortion) just in case the patient is able to guess the gender. Ive heard around 25 weeks is the latest you can have this procedure done, which is insane.    Continue reading Gender, revealed!

In September 2014, newly named Mr. & Mrs. Bump, we moved to Shanghai, China. Having more work than play, this journal has become an outline of our lives here, rather than a travel blog. Though we hope to do loads of traveling soon! Hope you enjoy seeing Shanghai though our eyes :)