This time last year I was 95% convinced I was pregnant with my second child. So much so in fact I spent Christmas not drinking, went eyeing up Bugaboo Donkeys in John Lewis and even ordered myself a couple of maternity items in the Seraphine sale. I had the exact same symptoms I had when expecting Little O, the same heightened sense of smell, the same nausea, and just generally the same “feeling”. Just to be cruel my period was unusually late by several days and we began to get excited for what 2013 would bring. 12 months down the… View Post

“You don’t want to leave it too long!” Hmm, heard that quite a few times recently. Even from my mum, despite telling her I’d been to the doctors to discuss the reasons why after a year I wasn’t getting pregnant. Not sure she’d entirely listened, or got the point. At the moment “the gap” is very much out of my control. More and more the age gap between siblings has been playing on my mind. In a perfect work I always thought I’d have a 2 year age gap between my children. Baby O is 2 in 12 days and… View Post

I have never made any secret of the fact I wanted more than one child.  We were very lucky to conceive Baby O in our first month of trying so assumed when we started trying for a second it would only be a matter of time before we had Baby 2 on board.  Twelve months and 14 cycles later we are still waiting! We have progressed from not really trying (reckless shagging as my friends call it), to charting my cycle on my phone app through to OV sticks and we’ve now invested in a fertility monitor, but all to… View Post