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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
Posted in 2015, baby Eden, baby girl, Birth announcement, birth story, cervix, christmas baby, cramps, doppler, dr, first baby, full term, head down, healthcare, high blood pressure, hospital, hypertension, Induction, labour, Labour, London, maternity, midwife, mum, mummies, mummy, NHS, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, Scan, support, third trimester, tiredness Tagged birth story, gas and air, london, midwives, st thomas' hospital 6 Comments
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
Posted in 2015, baby Eden, baby girl, christmas, christmas baby, Disney, eden, first baby, full term, future, girl, lesbian, lgbt, London, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, pregnant, third trimester Tagged baby, full term, pregnant, shooting star, wishes Leave a comment
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 announcement, baby, lesbian mums, pregnancy, telling family, telling friends 8 Comments
I Wish I Could Fly… But I Can’t…
Ten weeks on the dot and what did I decide to do? Throw myself down the stairs! Admittedly it was only about five steps and I was holding the handrail, but it was enough to leave me feel like I’d … Continue reading
It’s Not Just A Sperm
I’ve been spending some time on various Facebook groups at the moment, many of which are for ladies who are trying to conceive with a sperm donor. I’m also a member of a few groups that are for both donors … Continue reading
Posted in 2015, artificial insemination, couple, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, lesbian, lesbians, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, Uncategorized Tagged biology, careful, children, donors, genetics, responsibility 10 Comments
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
Posted in 2014, Anxiety, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, child, couple, cycle days, depression, difficulty, doctor, Dogs, Donations, donor, donor sperm, dr, fail, family, fear, fertility, fertility friend, gay, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, let down, lgbt, London, loss, Miscarriage, missed cycles, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, natural insemination, opk, ovaries, parenting, parents, partner, PCOS, periods, pregnancy, pregnant, relationship, Scan, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, stress, Superhero Donor, support, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait, women Tagged #NFAWUK, our infertility Story 4 Comments
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
Posted in 2014, 2ww, baby, bfn, bfp, Clear blue fertility monitor, cycle days, difficulty, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, gay, happy, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, luteal phase, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, periods, positive, positive test, pregnant, relationship, safety, Sperm donor, STI, support, survival, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ten commandments 2 Comments
Superhero Donor’s Point of View – Donation
Another guest entry from our fantastic donor. Please feel free to leave a. Comment if you enjoy these posts – I personally am finding them really interesting! ——- It may surprise you, but donors select their receipients. I started off … Continue reading
Posted in artificial insemination, child, children, conceive, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, happy, healthy, insemination, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, parents, pet peeves, relationship, safety, sperm, Sperm donor, Superhero Donor, Tea, ttc Tagged donation, mcdonalds, recipients, sperm, superhero donor 3 Comments
Five Weeks Pregnant
Today I am five weeks pregnant. This means Squishy is about the size of an Appleseed.