Monthly Archives: September 2015

First hospital appointment – 12 weeks 4 days

First, can I say how lucky I feel to live in a country where you don’t have to hand over a penny for good-quality maternity services. I didn’t have to pay for my ERPC in April and got great care. … Continue reading

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Save The Best For Last – the first trimester SMC song

The follicles of Ovarian HQ have tried their very best a cappella to celebrate the reaching of the momentous 12 week stage.

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11 week scan

I’ve been waiting for this moment since my first consultation in July 2012: I was released from the clinic today, at 11 weeks 2 days. All was great. The baby measured 11 weeks 4 days, with a crown to rump … Continue reading

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9 week scan

Today marks the end of summer in these parts and, thank the universe, a positive shift in my attitude towards this pregnancy, as all was great at my 9 weeks 2 days scan today. Unlike the last time, when I … Continue reading

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