UK Pregnancy blog

Hi, I’m Amber

I’m a UK-based fashion & lifestyle blogger who’s currently trying to survive pregnancy in the face of severe health anxiety, and I make a living by writing this blog.

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Pregnancy Diary


pregnancy after loss and how to live with it

Pregnancy After Loss

This month marks the one year anniversary of my first pregnancy – and also of my subsequent miscarriage. I remember at the time, I worried obsessively about how I would get through…

his and hers shoes: red high heels and black boots

Gender Reveal: We’re having a…

… BABY! Oh no, wait: you already knew that, didn’t you? Let’s start again… So, as you might know, I had my mid-pregnancy anomaly scan this week, and the first – and…

pink rose on grey sweater

“So, do you want a boy or a girl?”

“Do you want a boy or a girl?” It’s one of the first questions you get asked when you tell someone you’re pregnant, and it’s actually kind of an odd one, because, as…

Good Vibes Only

Why are people so negative about parenthood?

“You’re a glutton for punishment!” “I hope you aren’t planning to sleep again any time soon!” As soon as you announce a pregnancy, the comments start rolling in – and while many…

Good Things Are Going To Happen

Great Expectations

On May 3rd, right in the middle of our kitchen remodel, and at the exact point when the house most resembled a building site, this happened: I PEED ON A STICK AND…

Ectopic pregnancy, health anxiety and trying again

Ectopic pregnancy, health anxiety and moving on

[Caution! Long post, potential triggers, lots of whining. Don’t say you weren’t warned.] It’s now been over a month since I got the all-clear after my ectopic pregnancy, back in November, and…

gingerbread man in coffee

Defence Against the Dark Arts

Guys, the HCG went down by 62%! Sixty.  Two.  Percent. Given that the hospital are mostly looking for a 15% drop at this stage, and would consider that to be a decent result,…


Spoke too soon

Well, it seems I may have spoken a little too soon with my whole, ‘Everything is fine, normal service will resume shortly, lalala” post from a few days ago. [Once again, TRIGGER…