Category Archives: baby Chip

My Fertility Specialist Magazine and Our Fertility Story

I was asked to contribute an article for the free, online My Fertility Specialist magazine, and I’m delighted to let you know that you can now read my article as the latest issue is now available. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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Finding Out Who Is In There…

Yesterday (16+5), we had our gender scan. The countdown had been absolutely immense! Both of us were tired of calling baby “Chip” or “they” as people often said “are you having more than one?!”

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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

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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.

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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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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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First Midwife Appointment

There’s a title I wasn’t sure I would ever write! Another post from the past few weeks…

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