Preventing Prematurity on World Prematurity Day! 

Hello all, The weeks have really ticked by and we are now 22 weeks and counting! Since my last post, a lot has happened.  As some of you may be aware, I travelled to London on Wednesday to see Professor Shennan and the team at the St Thomas preterm clinic.  Upon arrival I was scanned... Continue Reading →

The Prof & the Preterm Surveillance Clinic!

We arrived at St Thomas hospital at around 1:30pm, not really knowing what to expect. After a short wait Professor Shennan called us through for our first meeting. His knowledge and professionalism was clear from the start. Straight away I was asked a series of questions to try to determine the cause of my cervical... Continue Reading →


I woke up with a terrible headache and absolutely exhausted. I very cruelly felt as though I had a hangover. This was impossible. I hadn't consumed the three litres of prosecco i'd usually polish off with the girls. I felt awful but I had to snap out of it. I began to research cervical insufficiency in great detail. I... Continue Reading →

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