After the shock…

I am still in the fog of trying to decide what I am going to do in regards to my Maternity care. I have no idea what is going on with it all. I have called the local hospital to be allocated a community midwife. Obviously with such a huge number of people booking in... Continue Reading →

A Very Sad Day…

Today (day 5 of the summer holiday...) I'd had a fairly successful morning. Both boys were behaving themselves, we had lunch and went to the park to meet some friends. It has been a beautiful sunny day here today. The boys were having a great time playing with their friends and I was enjoying chatting... Continue Reading →

Pregnancy After Loss

I was expecting the early weeks of being pregnant to be hard. I knew that I would have to await the results of a test for SMA. I knew that the early weeks are stressful anyway, especially now that I am that little bit older. At 36 years old I am now classed as a... Continue Reading →

Limbo part 2

Written on 29th March... Following on from this post So we pick up the limbo part 2 story on the Wednesday after I had the NIPD blood test… We had been waiting 9 days. To be totally honest my brain was in a pretty dark place. I wasn’t sleeping very well at all. I am very... Continue Reading →

Worrying is not helpful

Hi, I am Emma and I worry. I worry about all sorts of stuff and for the most part I am rational and just work out the worries in my head and continue with my day. But during my pregnancy with Evan I worried a lot about having Evan. I suppose it is totally normal... Continue Reading →

Bringing on labour

If you have read some of blog posts from the later weeks of my pregnancy I think you will see that I was getting quite impatient about meeting the newest addition to our family. I really didn’t enjoy being pregnant this time round. There was a lot of anxiety that was in no way helped... Continue Reading →

Pregnancy Woes and Labour Worries

Written on Wednesday... Today I am 38 weeks and 6 days pregnant. This pregnancy has been split into 3 clear-cut chunks.  The first 11 weeks were so difficult. Filled with anxiety, no sleep and worry. I was a mess. Being in total limbo was so hard. I didn’t know what was going to happen with... Continue Reading →

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