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The NHS forgot me AGAIN – assisted fertility & hospital appointments

The title of this post says it all. I waited for six weeks (as I was told to), watched the postbox with the patience of a saint and yet the appointment to kick start this assisted fertility journey never arrived.

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5 HTP – Infertility & Depression

I took 5 HTP to kick the blues. The 50mg dose left me wired and unable to sleep. It also acted as an aphrodisiac (which made me giggle a lot). I don’t want to take this everyday. I just want

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Facing our 9 year wedding anniversary without a pregnancy in sight

It’s almost been 10 days since I last blogged. I’ve been emotionally constipated but today I finally let it rip and cried until my heart started to hurt. I could feel the pain raw inside me.  I miss sex and

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I Haven’t Taken a Pregnancy Test in Years

Exactly how I feel about testing.

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Mourning the death of hope

This is my cat mourning the death of hope with me. She’s loyal and supports my cause. We’re sitting together and reflecting on another failed cycle.

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don’t leave before you leave

Originally posted on thebabymakingblog:
Work has been kicking my butt lately. I’ve been in the office for 12-15 hour days, which, at 28 weeks pregnant, is incredibly exhausting. However, I kind of love it. My fear about leaving for maternity/parental…

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Advice please, Ladies.

I’d really like to hear your experiences and thoughts on the following: IUI IVF I’d like to know how painful it is, what to expect and how some of you balanced it with working. Also any challenges you faced with

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Thank you, Angelina Jolie.

Yesterday I read Angelina Jolie’s article about her double mastectomy. I heart Angelina Jolie for her compassion and all the work she does. I heart her ‘brood’ as the media call it. Last night I pondered about how Angelina adopted before she

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How many of these have you heard?

I’ve faced.. “You need to eat more.” “Just adopt.” “Maybe you don’t really want a baby.”

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The trying to conceive community on Pinterest

The trying to conceive community on Pinterest Lots of info, inspiration and lols.  Enjoy.

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Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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