We visited the hospice today to give them a thank you gift; baby clothes we never used and donations that people have so generously given. They were all gratefully received and we gratefully received a listening ear and bereavement support! I like going to the hospice now as I feel a little piece of Poppy there, that might sound strange but I feel indebted to them for giving to us… View Post

Ethan and Megan are massive Peppa Pig fans and so one of our summer bucket list adventures was to go to “Windy Castle”. Lucky for me, shortly after this request a living social deal came up for “Bolton Castle” and so I was on it! Even though we are 3 days into Autumn, I think with everything we’ve been through we can be forgiven for not quite making it with… View Post

One of the possible outcomes of carrying a child with Trisomy 18 is that they will not make it to birth or die during delivery. Whilst we knew this was always a possibility we never imagined it would be our reality. This weekend I began to feel unwell with a persistent headache and was still experiencing very sharp contractions 10-15mins but never getting closer. Sunday afternoon I also realized that… View Post

The doctors have told me for the last 6 weeks that Poppy would be early – I’ve had a lot of fluid, she has a syndrome blah blah blah im 39+ weeks and im STILL waiting! Ive been waiting for weeks and NOTHING IS HAPPENING! Under normal circumstances this waiting period would be spent sorting baby clothes, building cribs/travel systems, triple checking you have everything and ‘nesting’! This isn’t very… View Post