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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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