Category Archives: baby

One Year On…

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

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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

Seeing Chip! AKA – The Best Day Ever!

(Another post from the past few weeks) 

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Scanxiety…

(Another post from the past few weeks between getting BFP and announcing) 

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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)

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Won’t Your Kids Get Bullied For Having Two Mums?

One of the questions I often get asked when I mention Amy and I having a baby in the future is “but won’t they get bullied for having two mums?” Reasonable question, maybe. Or maybe not. I grew up in … Continue reading

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8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, cervical mucus, cervix, charting, charts, clinics, Clomid, cramps, cycle days, Dogs, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, infertility, insemination, luteal phase, nausea, NHS, opk, PCOS, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Starting the Two Week Wait…

The OPK is decidedly negative this evening.

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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

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Getting Healthy For Baby… Or For Me?

Since we went over twelve cycles, I class Amy and I as “Long Term Trying To Conceive”. I was thinking back today to how we were when we first started trying for a baby, all the things that we thought … Continue reading

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