Tag Archives: pregnancy

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

Dear Lady In Starbucks…

Dear Lady in Starbucks, I saw it. I saw the wistful look every time someone walked in with a baby. I saw the longing in your eyes. I saw the hurt and the pain. I saw it all.  Lady in … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Infertility | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

My Ten Commandments of Donor Insemination

Lately I get a lot of questions about how Eden was conceived – a lot of the time from ladies and couples who are trying to conceive in the same way. As a couple who tried for twenty four months with … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, artificial insemination, doctor, donor, donor sperm, donors, insemination, legal advice, natural insemination, opk, ovulation, Sperm donor, sperm donors | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

30 Week Update – Vitamin D, Random Glucose Bloods and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness

We’ve reached THIRTY weeks pregnant! Eden is the length of a cucumber and is gaining lots of pudgey baby fat. The official “updates” say that she likely weighs 3lbs, but she weighed 3lbs1oz (estimated) two weeks ago, so I would … Continue reading

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26 Weeks – Consultant Appointment and Blood Pressure Clinic

A few days ago, I had my consultant appointment at the hospital. I had originally been referred due to my BMI, but with the blood pressure concerns coming up, that had become the focus of the appointment.

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It’s Not a Disability

One of the biggest struggles I’ve had since being pregnant is travelling. I travel every day into Central London for work during rush hour. It’s a twenty minute journey and most of the time the train is very busy.

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Twenty-Five Week Midwife Appointment and Blood Pressure Drama

Last Friday I had my twenty five week midwife appointment. It’s nice that since changing hospitals, I don’t dread midwife appointments any more and I actually look forward to them. It does make the world of difference.

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