Category Archives: mum

Being Mum Without Mum

This is a post that’s been playing on my mind for a little while. I’ve always thought that when you have kids, you become very reliant on your own parents for advice, guidance and help. I’ve always heard that having a … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, loss, mum | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

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 , , , , | 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 , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in 2015, baby Chip, EPU, fall, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, scanxiety | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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)

Posted in 2015, 2ww, Anxiety, baby, baby Chip, bbt, bfp, charting, charts, Clomid, conceive, cramps, cycle days, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, London, Miscarriage, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, opk, ovulation, positive, positive test, pregnancy, pregnant, signs, spearmint, spearmint tea, Sperm donor, Squishy, Superhero Donor, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, temperature, temping, trying, trying to conceive, two week wait, women | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

It’s Not Just A Sperm

I’ve been spending some time on various Facebook groups at the moment, many of which are for ladies who are trying to conceive with a sperm donor. I’m also a member of a few groups that are for both donors … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, artificial insemination, couple, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, lesbian, lesbians, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Happy Birthday Mum

Today my lovely mum would have been fifty. Unfortunately, she is not here to celebrate her birthday. Every year I have a good think about this, and this year is no different. However I’ve been working on something to help pay … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, cancer, misdiagnosis, mother, mothers, mum | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments