To test or not to test

By on January 29, 2014

The 12 week scan is the first major milestone in a lot of couple’s pregnancies. It marks the end of the first trimester, the end of the risky period for miscarriage, the end (hopefully) of the worst of morning sickness, and the first chance to see your baby on screen, alive and wriggling. My doctor Read More...


Dehydrated but well-brined – anyone got a tissue?

By on January 25, 2014

A newly shaven man emerged from the shadows to screams and cheers from a group of beautiful women. “Oh my gawd,” rang out from the women as their hands flew to their mouths in amazement. The man sheepishly twirled to show off his new look. A mirror was brought in to show this former geek Read More...


The shopping list descreases

By on January 20, 2014

It turns out I wasn’t the only one doing research. At our follow up appointment the doctors were almost as stumped as us. When we found out we had an appointment with a genetics person, my first instinct was that she had a syndrome or disease which was causing the eye, heart and brain issues. Read More...


What’s normal anyway?

By on January 18, 2014

There’s a lot they don’t tell you about pregnancy and parenthood. I had no idea bleeding noses and headaches were standard practice. Or that morning sickness would feel like the worst hangover I’ve ever had spread over 7 weeks. They didn’t tell me that I would become an expert in disguising a dry retch, or Read More...


What's normal anyway?

By on January 18, 2014

There’s a lot they don’t tell you about pregnancy and parenthood. I had no idea bleeding noses and headaches were standard practice. Or that morning sickness would feel like the worst hangover I’ve ever had spread over 7 weeks. They didn’t tell me that I would become an expert in disguising a dry retch, or Read More...