NIPT and AMNIOCENTESIS

NIPT and AMNIOCENTESIS

The NIPT/NIPS test came back low risk. A simple blood test confirmed what IVF genetic testing had told us – that our baby (who we have nicknamed Poppy whilst he or she is in me) does not have a chromosome condition. Poppy is healthy, at least for now. I...
We are pregnant!

We are pregnant!

We have news… we are pregnant! Our fourth transfer worked. Whilst we are excited of course we don’t feel like we are pregnant. After what happened with Leo we know we won’t actually be told if we have a healthy baby we can keep in our arms forever...
IVF Round Nine

IVF Round Nine

Round nine of IVF… I can’t believe we are here. After losing Leo we were in shock. We couldn’t possibly have imagined that our genetically tested embryo could come back as being affected by a severe chromosome condition…that the testing was...
What I wish I’d known in my twenties

What I wish I’d known in my twenties

What I wish I had known in my twenties… I have seen articles like this before scattered through magazines. Usually the writer expresses the wish that they had been more body confident in their twenties, or happier with who they were, more self-confident or not...
Talk about those you have loved and lost

Talk about those you have loved and lost

My friend @LEIGHACAMPBELL shared with me an article she wrote for @MAMAMIAAUS about losing her beautiful Dad recently to brain cancer, but to my surprise I also featured in the article. In it she says that when she first met me she was concerned by how much I spoke...