So, it’s not unknown, that we are trying to add a third small human to our numbers (much to the cat’s disgust, they aren’t that fond of small humans, Layla hasn’t quite forgiven me yet, for bringing two babies home) Don’t get excited. I am not pregnant yet, but I am sure if we are […]READ MORE
Tag Archives: Pregnancy
Hyperemesis Gravidarum awareness.
As some of you may know, during my two previous pregnancies, I was very unwell. I initially thought I had the usual sickness and nausea that comes with the hormone changes in early pregnancy, but as time went on, it became clear that it was more than that. After continually throwing up, not being able […]READ MORE
Friday’s Rant from the Soap Box in MY Living Room – A petty rant about trying to get pregnant and other people’s advice…
It’s not an unknown fact that we are trying to add a 3rd small human member to our household. It’s also not unknown, at least to us, and people close to us that it doesn’t happen all that easily for us. My body doesn’t do what it is supposed to do. I can get pregnant, […]READ MORE
OvuSense helps you stay in control
Trying to conceive a baby doesn’t always happen as easily as the movies and books would make you believe. If you follow our blog you will know that we are hoping to add a third small human to our number, but that it isn’t an easy thing for us, due to some hormone issues I […]READ MORE
MAMA Academy – Supporting mums and midwives to help babies arrive safely
As you know, if you have read this blog, or know us in real life, we are trying to add a 3rd small human member to the Mad House. I have blogged about pregnancy and birth before, and the ups and downs we have faced. I am delighted to be blogging for MAMA Academy, a […]READ MORE
Back on the rollercoaster…
This isn’t easy to write. I don’t know why, because I’ve been here before. I’m discovering that experience doesn’t matter, that this rollercoaster ride is still not fun, that it doesn’t get easier the more times you ride it… Last week, I had a miscarriage. That makes number four since we started the journey of […]READ MORE
OvuSense – not pregnant but there is hope!
In January of this year I wrote about how we have been using a rather clever gadget called OvuSense, to track my monthly cycles and see if it might be possible for us to add a 3rd small human to the Mad House of Cats & Babies. I wrote a blog post here with my […]READ MORE
Maximising the chances of conception with OvuSense
It’s no secret that we would like to add a 3rd small human member to the Mad House of Cats & Babies, and of course, these things don’t always happen when we would like them to and sometimes mother nature needs a little bit of help. We have used other methods and kits to try […]READ MORE
I was bloody minded about breastfeeding….Breast is not always best!
Almost a month ago, I took part in a live discussion, that was broadcast on certain TV channels and online. I was asked to join the panel, to talk about my experience of breastfeeding, the difficulties I had, and what I would do again or what I would suggest to help other women. You can […]READ MORE
When someone has a miscarriage….
Warning, this post may contain things that will be a trigger to some. Please read with that in mind. Also, I am speaking from my own experience, hoping to share to others who have not had a miscarriage, but also for those who have, to know that they are not alone. Why am I writing […]READ MORE