Category Archives: Scan

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

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28 Weeks, Big Tummies, Marriage and 4D Scans!

Last week we hit twenty eight weeks pregnant and just twelve weeks to go until she is due. In true Eden style, it hasn’t been a week without drama.

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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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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?!”

Posted in 2015, 3d sneak peek, apeekaboo imaging, baby, baby Chip, family, gender scan, girl, lesbian, lesbians, London, midwife, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, scanxiety, Ultrasound | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

One Year On…

It’s been a year today since what was probably the worst day of mine and Amy’s lives so far.

Posted in 2015, baby, difficulty, doctor, donor, donor sperm, first trimester, future, hospital, infertility, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, Miscarriage, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, Squishy, stigma, stress, support, survival, trying to conceive | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Twelve Week Scan! We Made It!

Yesterday was our twelve week scan. Officially we were 12+4, but here they like to do it between 11+3 and 14+3, so we were right in the middle. I have to say that, even though we had seen Chip twice … 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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