Category Archives: baby Eden

Eden – The First Six Weeks

Sorry I’ve been so bloody awful about keeping the blog up to date. At the moment days all just blur into one – but I’m taking the opportunity of Amy having a long weekend off work to get some catching … Continue reading

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Our Birth Story

I promised it would be on the way soon, so here’s the story of how Eden came into the world. I have to admit that birth was nothing like I thought it would be and neither was our journey – … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Due Date, Eden

Just a quick one from me today. I promise I will be back with birth story and updates from our first ten days with our little girl. We’re just all caught up in baby haze at the moment, so blogging … Continue reading

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She’s Here!

Announcing our gorgeous little girl! Eden Violet. Born Monday 14th December 2015 at 3.30pm weighing 7lbs 9oz.

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When You Wish Upon A Star…

Those of you that know me know what a Disney Dork I can be. I LOVE Disney. The movies, the songs, the theme parks, I love them all. So, it’s hardly surprising that I’m the kind of girl who would … Continue reading

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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

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First Ever Hospital Admission

Yesterday I went in for my routine blood pressure monitoring at the antenatal day unit. Having tested it at home before I left, I had a feeling it was going to be high. When we got there we waited a … Continue reading

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Full Term! We Made It!

Today marks thirty seven weeks pregnant. THIRTY SEVEN! Full term! Hooray! We made it!

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Packing the Hospital Bag

I mean what?! Packing the hospital bag seems so… final. That must mean that this baby is due SOON right?

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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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