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?”

Alarm clock pink and blue

9 weeks – nine weeks pregnant on the nose was our booking-in appointment at the doctor’s. The midwife was lovely. She asked if we were excited and we said not really, as we’d been in that same office six months ago and it’d all gone wrong a few weeks later (we’d seen a different midwife…Continue Reading “Nine and 10 weeks – the danger zone”

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”

Two bird eggs

Well hello there. Thought I’d forgotten about you? No way. I’ve been having a few months off to get over what’s been a tough 2019. But now I’m back, and here to tell you all about my first Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) – my fourth IVF cycle – recently undertaken at GENNET, Prague. So what’s…Continue Reading “My first FET – GENNET August 2019”

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”