Category Archives for "Motherhood"

Motherhood After 50 – But Will I Cope?

​Motherhood After 50   ​Desires and plans for motherhood after 50 frequently take place in private because not everyone is going to support you on this. Perhaps you’ve discovered that… ​This blog post was inspired by Ulrika who shared with me the following: Deirdre, how do we deal with pregnancy after so much history? I fear […]

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So Much Work To Be A Mother? 3 Tips

​​So Much To Deal With     ​Are you finding that there is so much work to be a mother? ​Or feeling that you can’t have a baby no matter what you do. (By the way, these 3 tips will support you even if you already have a child and don’t ​really want a baby). ​It […]

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Don’t Want An Only Child – 3 Tips

​Don’t Want An Only Child?   ​​If you are preparing for motherhood or already have a baby, you may be thinking that you don’t want an only child. Even if the research doesn’t support it, the general perception about life as a only child is not very positive. But because of our current understanding about […]

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Twin Loss – 3 Tips To Support Your Pregnancy

​​Twin Loss Or Loss Of A Triplet  The experience of twin loss or loss of a triplet is far more frequent that we realise. Especially in recent decades with technologies like IVF in which it is common for more than one embryo to be transferred. ​But how can you deal with twin loss in a […]

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Afraid Baby Will Have Autism – 3 Tips

​Afraid Baby Will Have Autism ​Are you somehow ‘afraid baby will have autism’? With increasing awareness around autism, it’s a theme that is grabbing the attention of more and more mothers and mothers-to-be. As someone who spent many years as part of a team diagnosing autism in early childhood, I can relate. But also on […]

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One Embryo Died – 3 Tips To Support Your Pregnancy

​​One Embryo Died    ​What can you do when one embryo died? This post comes about in response to a message I received from Amata who had been pregnant with twins after embryo transfer​. Here is what she had to say:this audio comes about in response to a message I received from Amata who had […]

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