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Belly Monday!

6 weeks vs 11 weeks with baby number 2!

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Here we go again…

BCP started 8th August, first ivf appointment on 31st August for a scan for me and for Lou to get an injection. And egg retrieval planned for 30th Sept. Not sure of the deets just yet but will keep you … Continue reading

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How old is she?

How old is she? I remember how after you were born, I called my mom and dad to tell them they were grandparents, and texted everyone else. You were a brand new baby girl. I remember the first time I … Continue reading

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The One Where The Non-Birth Mother Got the Baby Blues

In the weeks before Baby A was born, I was mentally preparing for the possibility that Lou might get the baby blues, or worse post-partum depression (PPD). Her sister and her mum both have histories of PPD (one diagnosed and … Continue reading

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Immunisations – 9 weeks + 1 day

Yesterday Baby A had her first GP appointment and got her first round of immunisations. We got to the appointment an hour early, which was my fault. And in the precision timed world of newborns, we had fed her an … Continue reading

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The first 2 weeks (or How Breastfeeding Didn’t Work For Us)

I started writing this post when Baby A was 2.5 weeks old, and saved it as a draft in case I forgot anything and I could amend it later when I felt more awake. Well, Baby A was 2 months … Continue reading

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She’s here!

Baby A arrived on 30th October at 7:36am, weighing 8 lbs 4 oz and 19 inches long. Birth story to come soon! But at the minute I am back at work and only have just enough energy to keep ticking … Continue reading

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