Jools & Jamie Oliver: we struggled to get pregnant again
Jools told Grazia magazine recently that she had to follow Jamie around the country so they could be together at her most fertile times: “I was getting trains and I was knackered and thinking: ‘All this just to do the do’.”
She was also taking powerful fertility drug Clomid to help their chances: “I was dreading every month. I knew I could only take it for three before I’d need to move on to IVF.
“I got dizziness and funny vision and moody and spots, everything you don’t want as a woman, really.
“And it wasn’t great having children [to look after] when you’re that hormonal.”
Finally though, a pregnancy test was positive: “The line was so faint that I convinced myself it couldn’t it wasn’t true…
“I still didn’t believe it so I kept drinking water and doing more tests. It got to 4am and I’d got four positive results, so I thought, it must be fine!”
The couple confirmed Jools’ pregnancy last month and the baby is due in April next year. Their first daughter, six year old Poppy, was born after a run of IVF but their second child, five year old Daisy was conceived naturally.