Category Archives: pregnant

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

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REVIEW – The Baby Show @ Olympia

A few days ago, Amy and I went to our very first Baby Show! I had always looked at them with interest, but hadn’t wanted to delve into the madness until there was actually a pregnancy or a baby. I … Continue reading

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More Things People Say…

Why is it that since being pregnant people say such stupid stuff? I’ve written about this in the past in this post, but now, twenty-nine weeks in (!!!!!) I thought it was time for part two. So, here we go … Continue reading

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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.

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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.

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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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Are We Irresponsible?

A couple of days ago I read this article in the Telegraph about internet sperm donation. It wasn’t the usual sensationalized nonsense that you find in some tabloids, but it certainly did have the old “using a known donor is … Continue reading

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