Category Archives: Miscarriage

Mind Your Own Uterus

It seems since even before Eden was born, people only have one question on their minds – “Are you going to have another?” Even before Eden entered the world, people were asking us this. Lately, it’s happening all the time. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, infertility, Miscarriage, parenting after infertility, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, pregnancy loss | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

The Rainbow Connection

“Why are there so many songs about rainbows, and what’s on the other side? Rainbows are visions, but only illusions, and rainbows have nothing to hide.”  This week marks two years since one of the most devastating things that has … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Miscarriage | Tagged , , , , | 5 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

Posted in 2015, artificial insemination, assistance, baby, baby Chip, baby Eden, baby girl, clinics, Clomid, difficulty, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, family, fear, fertility, first baby, gay, healthcare, hospital, inclusivity, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, Miscarriage, opk, positive test, pregnancy, pregnancy after loss, pregnant, Scan, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, stigma, stress, Superhero Donor, support, survival, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, trying to conceive, two mums | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

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

Isn’t Fate A Funny Thing?

Apologies for the silence on the blogosphere lately. I’ve been working twelve hour shift sall weekend, but thankfully now it’s three down and only five more to go – ever! +please note. This entry contains scenarios and descriptions that some … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, achievements, babies, baby, Miscarriage | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Dear Bagel Factory…

Today I went to buy lunch at the Bagel Factory in London Waterloo Station. I was greeted by a sign offering 30% discount to pregnant women. You can imagine the reaction this provoked. Here is the email I have sent … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, babies, Complaint, Education, infertility, London, Miscarriage | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments