birth · Health · Pregnancy after loss

When birth doesn’t go to plan…again (Part 2)

Once I was transferred to the post natal ward, I was put into bay ‘B4’. That was what was written on my notes, and my name was not even noted down above my bed. The experience on the ward with my first son had been noisy and stressful so another request of mine had been… Continue reading When birth doesn’t go to plan…again (Part 2)

Health · Miscarriage

It starts with a scratch

Progress has begun for me on the recurrent miscarriage trials. I had a call a couple of weeks ago to say that my blood test results were back from the University Hospital in Coventry. They had all come back ok except for the TSH test that measures thyroid function. Normal function is seen in the… Continue reading It starts with a scratch

Health

Ignorance is not bliss

Since I started learning about my cycles, I’ve often asked myself why I’ve essentially been a massive ignoramus for most of my life when it comes to understanding how my own body works. To be fair, girls and women are kind of let down in that department. If you can believe that Judy Blume’s 1970… Continue reading Ignorance is not bliss