Posts Tagged ‘baby’

HELLP Raise Awareness

I had to give birth to my beautiful son Hugo 16 weeks early due to HELLP syndrome and severe pre-eclampsia. This rare pregnancy complication nearly claimed my life, and took the life of my precious baby, Hugo. I had never heard of HELLP before my diagnosis, and my family and friends had not heard of […] Read more…

My HELLP symptoms

This entry is a companion piece to HELLP Raise Awareness. The blog describes my own experiences with the symptoms of HELLP. I hope it is useful to elaborate on how the symptoms can manifest themselves. It is in no way intended to be medical advice. If you, or anyone else are worried about symptoms during pregnancy, please […] Read more…

Hugo, who inspires so many

Hugo, my precious boy So wanted, so loved I thought my heart might burst with love Our love inspires so many Hugo, my special boy Bright in mind and spirit Never before has a name been so fitting Your character inspires so many Hugo, my champion boy Your strong arms and legs, your determination Never […] Read more…

Bright in mind and spirit

Hello. It’s been a while since I last blogged. I missed you, and hope you missed me too. I last blogged in July 2013. Many of my evenings and weekends had been taken up by my coaching qualification coursework – which, I’m pleased to say, I passed, so the effort was worth it. I had […] Read more…

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