Category Archives: babies

We Love You Doppler, We Do!

I guess this is kind of controversial. There’s been a lot of negative press recently about home dopplers and how women should not buy them. When I first saw these articles I was worried. We had always wanted to have a … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Anxiety, babies, baby, baby Chip, common sense, doppler, kicks, movement | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Second Trimester

That’s right – SECOND TRIMESTER! We are now almost sixteen weeks into this pregnancy and I really have no idea where the time has gone.

Posted in 2015, Anxiety, artificial insemination, babies, baby, baby Chip, bfp, cramps, cycle days, donor sperm, fertility | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

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 , , , , , | 8 Comments

Won’t Your Kids Get Bullied For Having Two Mums?

One of the questions I often get asked when I mention Amy and I having a baby in the future is “but won’t they get bullied for having two mums?” Reasonable question, maybe. Or maybe not. I grew up in … Continue reading

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8DPO – Christmas and Going Insane

Merry Christmas to all my lovely readers and fellow bloggers! I hope today sees you filled with food and spending time with family. We had a quiet Christmas Day yesterday. Just Amy, me and the dogs. We didn’t have gifts … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2ww, artificial insemination, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, cervical mucus, cervix, charting, charts, clinics, Clomid, cramps, cycle days, Dogs, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, infertility, insemination, luteal phase, nausea, NHS, opk, PCOS, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Isn’t Fate A Funny Thing?

Apologies for the silence on the blogosphere lately. I’ve been working twelve hour shift sall weekend, but thankfully now it’s three down and only five more to go – ever! +please note. This entry contains scenarios and descriptions that some … Continue reading

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Dear Bagel Factory…

Today I went to buy lunch at the Bagel Factory in London Waterloo Station. I was greeted by a sign offering 30% discount to pregnant women. You can imagine the reaction this provoked. Here is the email I have sent … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, babies, Complaint, Education, infertility, London, Miscarriage | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments