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Tag 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
Dear Lady In Starbucks…
Dear Lady in Starbucks, I saw it. I saw the wistful look every time someone walked in with a baby. I saw the longing in your eyes. I saw the hurt and the pain. I saw it all. Lady in … Continue reading
Posted in 2016, Infertility Tagged babies, infertility, pregnancy 6 Comments
My Ten Commandments of Donor Insemination
Lately I get a lot of questions about how Eden was conceived – a lot of the time from ladies and couples who are trying to conceive in the same way. As a couple who tried for twenty four months with … Continue reading
Posted in 2016, artificial insemination, doctor, donor, donor sperm, donors, insemination, legal advice, natural insemination, opk, ovulation, Sperm donor, sperm donors Tagged artificial insemination, baby, children, contracts, donor, infertility, insemination, legal, lesbian, lgbt, natural insemination, pregnancy, sperm, sperm donor, two dads, two mums, two week wait 3 Comments
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
26 Weeks – Consultant Appointment and Blood Pressure Clinic
A few days ago, I had my consultant appointment at the hospital. I had originally been referred due to my BMI, but with the blood pressure concerns coming up, that had become the focus of the appointment.
Posted in blood pressure, consultant, hospital, pregnant, second trimester, UTI Tagged baby girl, lgbt, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, Second trimester, two mums 2 Comments
It’s Not a Disability
One of the biggest struggles I’ve had since being pregnant is travelling. I travel every day into Central London for work during rush hour. It’s a twenty minute journey and most of the time the train is very busy.
Posted in difficulty, disability, pregnant, rush hour, seats, transport Tagged 2015, baby on board, nausea, pregnancy, Second trimester, SPD, travelling 13 Comments
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
24 Weeks and Viability
Friday 4th of September was a very exciting day for this little family of mine. It was the day that we finally reached twenty-four weeks pregnant and medical viability.
Posted in 2015, 24 weeks, baby girl, viability Tagged 2015, baby, baby eden, first time pregnancy, lgbt, little girl, pregnancy, Second trimester, twenty four weeks, two mums, viability 5 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