It seems since even before Eden was born, people only have one question on their minds – “Are you going to have another?” Even before Eden entered the world, people were asking us this. Lately, it’s happening all the time. … Continue reading
Posted in 2017, infertility, Miscarriage, parenting after infertility, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, pregnancy loss
Tagged clomid, family, infertility, LGBT family, loss, mind your own uterus, miscarriage, only child, pregnancy, questions, triangle family
Dear Lady in Starbucks, I saw it. I saw the wistful look every time someone walked in with a baby. I saw the longing in your eyes. I saw the hurt and the pain. I saw it all. Lady in … Continue reading
Lately I get a lot of questions about how Eden was conceived – a lot of the time from ladies and couples who are trying to conceive in the same way. As a couple who tried for twenty four months with … Continue reading
Posted in 2016, artificial insemination, doctor, donor, donor sperm, donors, insemination, legal advice, natural insemination, opk, ovulation, Sperm donor, sperm donors
Tagged artificial insemination, baby, children, contracts, donor, infertility, insemination, legal, lesbian, lgbt, natural insemination, pregnancy, sperm, sperm donor, two dads, two mums, two week wait
We’ve reached THIRTY weeks pregnant! Eden is the length of a cucumber and is gaining lots of pudgey baby fat. The official “updates” say that she likely weighs 3lbs, but she weighed 3lbs1oz (estimated) two weeks ago, so I would … Continue reading
Posted in 2015, pregnancy, third trimester
Tagged 2015, anxiety, baby girl, candles, lgbt, nerves, pregnancy, pregnancy and infant loss awareness day, pregnant after loss, random glucose, third trimester, two mums
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.
Posted in blood pressure, consultant, hospital, pregnant, second trimester, UTI
Tagged baby girl, lgbt, pregnancy, pregnancy after infertility, pregnancy after loss, Second trimester, two mums
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.
Posted in difficulty, disability, pregnant, rush hour, seats, transport
Tagged 2015, baby on board, nausea, pregnancy, Second trimester, SPD, travelling