It is funny what things get to – engage brain, engage logic and yet still it is the little things that can undermine hard fought invulnerability.
Today I am starting to sort through our baby clothes, taking bags down from the attic and getting ready to send a package of small, loved things [...]
You only have to walk into our local maternity unit to realise just how stretched local maternity services are. It’s shabby and overcrowded. It’s one of my least favourite places, the memories associated with it are not good.
There is a single room to one side which is the early pregnancy clinic. A waiting [...]
Feeling a bit down. Actually make that a lot down.
Another month passes.
Another month and another time that I have managed to get pregnant but not stay pregnant. Because obviously the important thing is to stay pregnant so you can actually BE pregnant.
The trouble with us both being so [...]
I have made no secret of the fact that I would like another baby.
On a pure emotional level, for some reason, I don’t feel that my family is finished.
On a more hard headed level, I worry about how we would cope with another difficult pregnancy, about how we would cope with another [...]