birth · family · Fourth Trimester · Health · Parenting · Perinatal Mental Health · Pregnancy after loss

It’s ok not to feel ok

I was debating posting this but in the end decided it helps to share, even if sometimes you feel you are shouting into an empty room.In the early days after having a baby, any mention of having down days immediately means people think you might have PND, and this discourages any talk of the times… Continue reading It’s ok not to feel ok

Fertility · Health · Miscarriage

Decisions decisions

We had our next appointment at the fertility clinic this week to talk about my low AMH results. The result was that there is not a lot that can be done. We had thought Clomid might be suggested but the opinion was that as everything else is ‘normal’ – i.e my periods are regular and all… Continue reading Decisions decisions

Health

A bad blood test?

Warning: extremely dry facts post coming up. All the blood tests ordered by the GP since the third miscarriage have come back ok except for my progesterone levels, which I knew were low anyway. Then there were the routine hormonal tests I had to have after seeing the consultant, which included checking my oestradiol level… Continue reading A bad blood test?