5 – Bumping along beautifully

There are so many exciting things happening with Ducky that enough has materialised for the next blog already. Her kicks and punches are strong enough to be felt by others!!! This is such an exciting development. A little over 7 weeks ago I felt the first gentle movements that were more like gas bubbles. I…

4 – Ducky’s 360 degree impact

Ducky and I have a lot to celebrate in this article.  We have successfully completed the first 2 trimesters, i.e. 24 weeks, and we have only 1/3rd of our journey left before a whole new set of adventures begin. Can’t believe how fast time the golden trimester has gone by and I’m not ready for…

3 – My golden lining during the Covid19 pandemic

My second trimester started towards the end of March 2021. I was very excited when I was told that this is called the golden trimester as the body settles down into a rhythm with the emerging foetus, morning sickness disappears and the pregnancy glow appears. All of it was so true for me. As April…

2 – Rock and roll: Here we go

As the days went on, my uncertainties about my pregnancy definitely reduced, but it reared its ugly head once in a way. A few days after my 6 week scan (where I saw and heard my baby’s heartbeat for the first time), I woke up not feeling nauseous at all. It felt very strange for me…

1 – The continuing uncertainties

Things are not as straightforward as they seem. In my experience there are always additional twists and turns. Because of my previous experiences, I was unable to imagine myself pregnant and giving birth to a baby. I had been asked to think positively in that way soon after the embryo transfer so that good vibes…