Category Archives: pregnancy

Reproduction Roullette

Is it just me, or did it all used to be a lot easier? I’m sure in the folklore of familial heritage when someone wanted to have a baby, they simply closed their eyes, thought of their respective country and … Continue reading

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40 and fabulous – Part 1

Yes, it’s been quite a week. An extra heartbeat and an extra decade – I’ve finally left my 30’s behind. I don’t actually mind getting older, and despite what we’re going through at the moment, I believe my life is … Continue reading

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First hurdle

A heartbeat. A glorious, furious, tiny, fragile little heartbeat. We have reached 8 weeks (is it only 8 weeks?? I feel I’ve been pregnant for 8 months!) and our early scan showed a beautiful beating baby. I know it’s still … Continue reading

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Wild at Heart

I’ve been to the dark side – and emersed myself in some of the realities I might have to face over the coming weeks and months. But I didn’t like it there, so didn’t dwell, deciding for now that it … Continue reading

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Born Again

So my husband has finally persuaded me to have another baby. That sounds like I don’t want one – I do. I really do – when I look into the future and see a tea table full of chatter and … Continue reading

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