Category Archives: lesbians

38 Weeks and We Have a Plan!

Sorry for being so crap at updating as of late! Life keeps getting in the way of very important blogging! You’ll be glad to know that I was discharged promptly after my night in hospital as the drugs brought my … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, baby, baby Eden, baby girl, back pain, blood pressure, clinics, engaged, first baby, full term, high blood pressure, hypertension, labour, lesbians, lgbt, London, maternity, midwife, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, two mums | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

My Fertility Specialist Magazine and Our Fertility Story

I was asked to contribute an article for the free, online My Fertility Specialist magazine, and I’m delighted to let you know that you can now read my article as the latest issue is now available. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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Families Aren’t Always Mum+Dad+Baby=Family

Tomorrow (at 17+5) I have my sixteen week midwife appointment. One of the things Amy and I have noticed so far in our NHS antenatal journey, is that our local services are not very diversity friendly at all. They seem … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Anxiety, baby girl, child, children, christmas baby, lesbians, lgbt, midwife | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Finding Out Who Is In There…

Yesterday (16+5), we had our gender scan. The countdown had been absolutely immense! Both of us were tired of calling baby “Chip” or “they” as people often said “are you having more than one?!”

Posted in 2015, 3d sneak peek, apeekaboo imaging, baby, baby Chip, family, gender scan, girl, lesbian, lesbians, London, midwife, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, scanxiety, Ultrasound | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

One Year On…

It’s been a year today since what was probably the worst day of mine and Amy’s lives so far.

Posted in 2015, baby, difficulty, doctor, donor, donor sperm, first trimester, future, hospital, infertility, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, Miscarriage, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, Squishy, stigma, stress, support, survival, trying to conceive | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Our Announcement – How We Told The World!

We had been planning how we would announce for a VERY long time! But there are so many great ideas around! Should we use the dogs? A chalk board? Four pictures one word? A comic strip? So many choices! We … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, babies, baby, baby Chip, buckingham palace, child, Chip, christmas, christmas baby, couple, first trimester, garden party, gay, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, mummies, mummy, pregnancy, pregnant, twelve weeks | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Getting That Big Fat Positive After Loss

(After our announcement, I wanted to share some posts that I wrote before we announced. So, the next few posts will be from my “drafts” folder)

Posted in 2015, 2ww, Anxiety, baby, baby Chip, bbt, bfp, charting, charts, Clomid, conceive, cramps, cycle days, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, London, Miscarriage, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, opk, ovulation, positive, positive test, pregnancy, pregnant, signs, spearmint, spearmint tea, Sperm donor, Squishy, Superhero Donor, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, temperature, temping, trying, trying to conceive, two week wait, women | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments