Rainbow made of glitter

Today we went for our 12-week pregnancy scan. I say ‘second time lucky’ in the title because almost six months to the day, we made the same journey to the same hospital where we discovered our missed miscarriage. Going back to Frimley Green hospital was scary for us. We were petrified it might be history…Continue Reading “Our 12-week pregnancy scan – second time lucky?”

Different coloured pencils in a line that goes up and down

Now I’m passed the two week wait and got a positive on a home pregnancy test, the next stage begins. The waiting. The constant knicker checking. The (.)(.) prodding. The googling. The count-downing. Here we go: 13dp5dt – nothing much to report. A few twinges down below, a little bit of cramping, and sensitive (.)(.),…Continue Reading “FET BFP – post 2WW progress”

Five dominoes standing up

It’s been three weeks and one day since we discovered our missed miscarriage at the 12-week scan. And two weeks five days since the ERPC procedure. So let’s call it three weeks since the nightmare began. When we heard those words, that our baby had no heartbeat, my own heart broke. I looked at my…Continue Reading “5 ways I knew I felt ‘better’ after my miscarriage”

Yellow background, dragon fruit on plate

While on sick leave from our recent missed miscarriage and subsequent ERPC procedure, I went to the library (it’s one of my favourite places) and took The IVF Diet – Zita West out. The book was a pleasant surprise. I’m not normally interested in cooking or recipes, and generally find books like this a bit…Continue Reading “The IVF Diet – Zita West: my top 10 take-aways”