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August 2016 – Chosing to become a Mum, alone

3 posts from month 08/2016

Money, Money, Money …

As a woman, when you think about having a baby, you also think about the maternity leave that comes with it. Three months of sitting in your puke covered pj’s having no idea what time it is, sleeping whenever you can and trying to keep a baby alive (of course there is also the crying – yours, parts of your body falling apart, bleeding nipples- I know!) Then 6 to 9 months of hanging out in the sun, meeting up for coffee with other mothers, trying to get through the day when you were at the ...

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Good blood …

So I went to the doctors to get my blood tests. Honestly I didn't even ask them what they were for, I just know I needed them. I assume that, you know, if your blood comes out green, then they tell you that kids probably aren't something that is going to happen for you. I have had PCOS  tests numerous times, for various reasons and it always came back negative, so that was not something that was worrying me. However, all the things that I don't know what they are testing for is what was ...

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Tell me something good …

Recently, I have read and watched roughly one billion and four things about choosing to become a single parent. Pretty much all of the them have gone through this whole process in some sort of secret bubble, not telling people what they are doing until they are successful with a pregnancy. I am not that person. I am not good at keeping things in. At all. I’m useless. Also this is going to be seriously hard, I am going to need all the listening ears and support I can get,especially if ...

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