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Rosemary MacCabe: ‘Are you kidding?’ he asked, eyebrows raised. ‘No,’ I said, firmly. ‘It says I’m pregnant’


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by Rosemary MacCabe
18th May 2021

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"We had decided there was no harm in “starting” now, and by “starting” I mean that we didn’t replace the last box of condoms" Image: @rosemarymaccabe

In her first pregnancy column with IMAGE.ie, Rosemary MacCabe writes about finding out she was pregnant when she never thought she would be; despite failing to have sex on the relevant days due to being exhausted / arguing / eating too much.

I found out I was pregnant at five weeks gestation, four days after my period was due. I knew all this almost immediately. I’ve been using an app called Flo to track my menstrual cycle for the past few years, out of interest more than anything else. I was always terrible at paying attention to its alerts, finding myself caught off guard each and every month when my period was preceded by a full day...

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