Here’s a first for me but I’m replying to the prompt above about harmony. Right now, harmony for me is knowing that I’m strong. I’m OK. And I have an incredible support network of people that I’m learning to lean on through the darkest moments. Continue reading
Well after almost a year of being single I met a new partner in 2016. We discussed my medical history very early in the dating stages, something that I felt was particularly important to communicate. Continue reading
Following my last blog post about the third miscarriage I unfortunately had another rollercoaster ride to follow that at the time, felt like a real hurdle on this journey.
Our third miscarriage happened in late November 2015. At the time I was heavily supported by my parents, a close friend and my boyfriend. Continue reading
It took me some time to muster up the energy to write this blog post. Following my last blog post about the joy of our third successful attempt at pregnancy, my boyfriend and I were sadly met with the news that at 8+2 our baby no longer had a heartbeat. Continue reading
A few days after a pregnancy test confirmed my third pregnancy, I shared the news with my boyfriend and called my local early pregnancy clinic to arrange a scan.
With my medical history and the hospital’s previous experience of caring for me at this early stage, I felt more comfortable to make the trip there to feel that I had at least, some semblance of consistency. Continue reading
For the past few weeks I’ve felt queasy, run-down and generally not my usual self. I know the signs but fact is, I was putting off the confirmation.
I took a test a couple of days and thought for a few minutes about that it really meant. We’re pregnant, again. Continue reading
The second time, we waited three years before considering another attempt at pregnancy and having a baby.
After the first miscarriage the hospital did a further few scans but nothing too intensive. At this stage we knew that I had a double cervix but the uterus itself remained a mystery. The fact is, nobody really recognised the condition or knew how to assist me further. Continue reading