Not so sure it was a good idea buying an ovulation kit. I read the instruction leaflet (repeatedly) and for three days now have been weeing on the sticks (which has been something of a novelty. I have Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) so I’m used to weeing in pots, but not usually onto a stick!) but so far I have apparently not been ovulating.  Which of course means I’m now… View Post

I bought one of those kits today. You know, an ovulation kit that I heard about in this conversation with my friend. There was a lot of talking to myself going on in the supermarket, I can tell you. Trying to decide whether to buy the supermarket own brand kit with 7 tests, or the Clear Blue one with ten, but for double the price. I decided to go with… View Post

Hmm, so that’s month one crossed out. We’re not going to be in the ‘it happened first time’ brigade. Do women ‘know’ when they’re pregnant? Extensive Googling has resulted in lots of forums with women saying they think they’re pregnant because of this, that and the other. But most of these ‘feelings’ or ‘symptoms’ seem to be very similar to those you experience in the run up to your period… View Post

My mother has literally been going on at me for years to take folic acid. I’ve been resisting as we weren’t trying for a baby and it would have felt, well, wrong. Because folic acid is something people who are ‘trying’ take, right? Plus I thought it was just one of those ‘extra’ things people do… Turns out I was wrong. According to the NHS website (thank you, Google) it… View Post

Yep, I was asked this question recently. Around two days after I did, in fact, think I was ovulating. Because I have an app that tells me. Yep, totally on top of that. Ohhh, how naive I was! (and I feel like a bit of an idiot now, truth be told). So, I met up with a couple of former colleagues, one of whom is currently on maternity leave with… View Post