Author Archives: Tracy

About Tracy

I'm a thirty-something wife and mother. We live in a small town in Namakwaland where I manage an even smaller ClinPath lab.

Cycle 2 Day 23

Huzzah! We are TTC…again… For number 3. Baby 2, Emma, was born prematurely, made it through a week’ish hospital stay, grew into a beautiful rough and tumble girl. And then our hearts broke and the world ended when she drowned … Continue reading

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A Rose by any other name…

It’s only natural that the question after the question of baby’s gender would be baby’s name. *le sigh*. One would think that the public would remember how they came to know Amelia’s full name: from the complimentary birth announcement SMS … Continue reading

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23 week checkups

Double visit to specialists went very well! Gyne only wants to see me after 5 weeks. Of course this comes after I told him I have my bp tested 2-3 times a week at the hospital and I see my … Continue reading

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In case you didn’t believe me when I said I have to take a handful of pills daily.

This is what I have to gulp down every morning. From left to right: Adalat, 2 hypotone, preggy vitamin, folic acid, Omega 3&6, CalMag, Vitamin C, probiotic. The CalMag and extra vitamin C is to help prevent pre-eclampsia, the first … Continue reading

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