Category Archives: Real life

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When is a smear not a smear?

When I tell people that my speciality is smears –  there are are two distinct reactions.  Men squirm, look very uncomfortable and slightly sick, whereas women grimace but open their mental roladexes  and wonder when they last had one… Perhaps … Continue reading

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To begin at the beginning….

Perhaps in beginning this I should explain myself.  Although this is a blog predominately related to pregnancy and gynaecological issues, I am in no way medically qualified, unless having watched every episode of Greys Anatomy counts…  What I am, however, … Continue reading

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Cats and dogs

It is a quiet news days on the pregnancy front today. Which brings me to the issue of cats and dogs…. It seems I have turned into a professional bag lady, and not in the conventional sense. Small plastic sacs … Continue reading

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