Infertility update: My experience taking Clomid – my first, and unsuccessful cycle.

So in my last infertility update, I spoke about how I needed to have laparoscopic surgery to check whether there was anything else on top of my PCOS stopping us from conceiving our much wanted second baby. Fast forward to and I had another appointment with the lovely Dr Booker who dropped the bombshell that, not only had I not had the surgery pencilled in but he was leaving and therefore couldn... Continue Reading

Honest review: The Kidloland educational play app

Kidloland app
*Disclosure: I was given a six month subscription to the Kidloland App in exchange for writing this review, at the end of this free period I have now paid to continue the subscription as my son as enjoyed it so much* As I have discussed before I debated whether having a iPad for my toddler was a route I wanted to go down for quite some time In the end, I decided that the educational benefits ... Continue Reading

What to expect from your first NHS infertility appointment

NHS infertility appointment
In June 2017, after 15 months of trying to conceive, I finally had our first NHS infertility appointment about our secondary infertility. I didn’t have a clue what to expect in that appointment and felt extremely nervous about going. I did plenty of research and found loads of information about the US, but due to the very different health services, I couldn’t be sure that would be anything ... Continue Reading

World Mental Health Day: Why taking care of your mental health is so important

Mental health day
Mental health isn’t something I have touched on on the blog before, nor is it something I wish to focus on too much but seeing as it was World Mental Health Day just a couple of weeks ago I feel it is something I should address and actually sit down and write about (even if it has taken me quite a while to press publish on this one, it has been sitting in silence in drafts!) My biggest fear ... Continue Reading

I need surgery! Trying to conceive/infertility update

A long overdue trying to conceive update here, so if you don't want to try about infertility issues then just more along! I haven't sat down and written an update since the beginning of June and a lot has and hasn't changed since then! So I meet my consultant Dr Booker at the beginning of June, he seems very lovely, having googled him he seems very well respected etc. So we were really ... Continue Reading

Oh My Blog: A look at holidays from Lynette from Reclusive Fox

This is Oh My Blog: A monthly blogging series that allows you to meet a fellow blogger and get their opinions on a whole host of topics. Since its July, there’s no better time to start talking about holidays, sunshine and getaways and this month, it’s the turn of Lynette from Reclusive Fox.   Summer is here! Are you going (or have you been) anywhere nice this year? Not going ... Continue Reading