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Category 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
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
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
Posted in 2015, baby, baby Eden, baby girl, back pain, blood pressure, clinics, engaged, first baby, full term, high blood pressure, hypertension, labour, lesbians, lgbt, London, maternity, midwife, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, two mums Tagged due date, full term, induction, plan, third trimester 4 Comments
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
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
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.
Posted in baby girl, eden, high blood pressure, hypertension, lgbt, pregnancy, second trimester, two mums Tagged 2015, baby girl, lgbt, pregnancy, Second trimester, twenty five weeks, two mums Leave a comment
Bad Maternity Experiences and the Journey to Changing Hospitals… (Part One)
When it came to choosing a hospital for our maternity care, we thought it was an obvious choice. We went for the one closest to our house, knowing that when the time came to have this baby, the hospital was … Continue reading
Posted in assistance, healthcare, hospital, inclusivity, pregnancy, two mums Tagged 2015, bad experiences, first pregnancy, hospital, maternity, midwives, same sex couple, sperm donor, two mums 17 Comments
Stupid Things People Say…
Since being pregnant I’ve noticed a few things about those around me and things that people say. Some of it is utterly ridiculous and I really don’t know why people feel the need to say these things.
Posted in advice, pregnancy, second trimester, two mums Tagged 2015, advice, half way, happiness, infertility, negativity, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss 19 Comments