Category Archives: lgbt

20 Weeks! Half Way, Misbehaving Babies and Names!

Today I am 20 weeks pregnant! Little girl is apparently the size of a banana or a whoopie cushion, depending which site you are reading. She apparently has everything that she will have when she is fully grown, just in … Continue reading

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Eighteen Weeks!

Today we are eighteen weeks pregnant.

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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

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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

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National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

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Our Visit to the Alternative Families Show

We were kindly given complimentary tickets to attend the Alternative Parenting Show, which took place yesterday at the lovely Grand Connaught Rooms in Covent Garden, London.

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The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

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6+5 – Sweet Child of Mine

Six weeks and five days pregnant today. It seems like only five minutes ago we got our positive test, when in reality it was over two weeks ago! Today I found some Clearblue Digis and decided to pee on one … Continue reading

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