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Page Turners: ‘Exile’ author Aimée Walsh

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I’ve been ugly and beautiful and the difference is depressing
I’ve been ugly and beautiful and the difference is depressing

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Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.
Wedding supplier spotlight: Your Story. By Elle.

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Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home
Mid-century cool meets contemporary Irish design in this Dublin seaside home

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Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you
Calling all emerging Irish artists – NYX Hotel Dublin is looking for you

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White maxi skirts will be your summer saviour this year
White maxi skirts will be your summer saviour this year

Sarah Finnan

Irish–filmed shows and movies to watch out for this year
Irish–filmed shows and movies to watch out for this year

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From high fashion to hi-vis: Group Sustainability Manager at Glenveagh, Ruth Saurin
From high fashion to hi-vis: Group Sustainability Manager at Glenveagh, Ruth Saurin

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Cake decorator and baker Kyla Dempsey on her life in food
Cake decorator and baker Kyla Dempsey on her life in food

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Image / Health & Wellness

We’ve been trying, so why has my surprise pregnancy made me so angry?


by IMAGE
09th Feb 2023

Sometimes a baby can be both a bundle of joy and a burden. After four miscarriages and failed IVF, our writer became pregnant, and unexpectedly made it through the first trimester. Now she finds herself with no maternity leave, feeling happy, angry, grateful and frustrated.

It started in 2020, a miscarriage. I didn’t know I was pregnant until I lost it. Finding out you’re pregnant and not pregnant at the same time, is a cruel trick of nature.   It wasn’t my first loss. We had had a missed miscarriage on my first pregnancy, we found out at the 12 week scan that there was no heartbeat and had to get an ERPC. For those not familiar, ERPC stands for...

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