Category Archives: pregnant

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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Twelve Week Scan! We Made It!

Yesterday was our twelve week scan. Officially we were 12+4, but here they like to do it between 11+3 and 14+3, so we were right in the middle. I have to say that, even though we had seen Chip twice … Continue reading

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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

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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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The Best Things Are Worth Waiting For…

   Baby is finally coming! Twelve weeks on Monday and we already saw them twice on scan. Baby is doing great! Due December 28th 2015! 

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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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Thoughts on Victim Blaming… My Story

Recently I have seen a lot of people talking about victims of sex assaults. I guess it has been brought about by the big cases in the news at the moment – Rolf Harris and such. I have seen a … 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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