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So, after 4 monthly cycles trying with the help of my acupuncturist Chinese Doctor, I feel pregnant. I was getting a bit anxious as she had said we'd try that for 6 months.  Following her instructions I went to her as soon as I got my BFP (Big Fat Positive). She took my pulse, looked at my tongue, my eyes and said it was a boy (with hindsight I think she said it was a boy to all because in China it was more desirable to have a boy than a girl due to the single child policy and other cultural believes). Anyway,...

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I am not one of those people that have always dreamed of being a mom or having a family. But I had lived a good life, was together with the love of my life and wanted to have a family with him. I wanted children. And having kids is one of those things that you cannot plan. Because you can't control. Sometimes you want it, and they don't come, or come much later. Sometimes you don't want them but they come unexpectedly. I felt overwhelmed with how unjust the world is where so many wonderful people want kids and can't...

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Since it was my third miscarriage, they recommended investigation. They did not find anything on the foetus but estimated it to be around 9 weeks. There was a study going on at the hospital where I was treated about miscarriages and I was hoping to get in the trial. I did but they could not find anything wrong with me or with J. I know already that I had a cyst on my left ovary, and even if this could make falling pregnant more difficult, it should not impact keeping the pregnancy. In any case, they referred me to a...

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Years went by and I was together with my now second husband J and we decided to try for a baby quite early on in our relationship because I was not getting any younger (well, he neither, but you know how the scale tips more to the ladies side on this equation…). It was not as quick as I expected to get pregnant but we did manage to in about 6 months. We were over the moon and not in a moment suspected anything could go wrong. It was a new life, in a new country, with a new man....

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Coronavirus and pregnancy. What we know based on the little evidence available.

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