We've had quite the number of people in our Facebook group ask what happens at your first appointment at the fertility clinic, and rightly so. What the heck DOES happen at this first appointment? Well, the short answer is that they ask you a tonne of questions and send you for a tonne of tests. The first appointment is all about starting to investigate what could be wrong. For some, who … [Read more...] about Your first appointment at the fertility clinic: what to expect
I've ummed and ahh-ed about whether or not to post this, because there's a part of me that things that fertility warriors have no interest in what happens if you fall pregnant after fertility treatments. Who cares, right, because that's the finish line? But that's exactly why I've published it, because the second you hear on the other side of the telephone that you are actually pregnant you … [Read more...] about What happens if you fall pregnant after fertility treatments?
One day we were at a baby shower for one of my best friends. There were only three of us who weren't expecting or already had a child. One friend was single, but we knew it would be on the cards as soon as she found a keeper (she did), there was me, who was secretly hatching plans to fall pregnant, and there was Veronica, who flatly turned around and said "no way. Kids. Nuh uh. That is so far into … [Read more...] about And then she fell pregnant too…
Nearly all of us wake up on New Year's Day and think of a bunch of goals or changes we need to make to the year. Get healthier, lose weight, fall pregnant, exercise more yada yada yada. Well, it's nearly February and so I wanted to check in and see how your goals are going? If you set off the blocks hard, but are now waning, then this podcast will hopefully help. It's about how to set SMART … [Read more...] about How to set SMART goals for 2017
This is for anyone who is thinking Help! I'm not falling pregnant! Hands down, falling pregnant has been the challenge of my life. Within that space of a few years, those early months of trying alone, with absolutely no idea what was wrong (or if there was even something wrong!) ranked up there with fertility treatments (although IVF and then my miscarriage took the cake) as being incredibly … [Read more...] about Help! I’m not falling pregnant! What can I do?
Wow wow wow - I'm just so excited to bring you this interview with Zahra Haji, the Yoga Goddess where we talk about all things all things mind-body, relationships and how yoga can help with fertility. As I mention in the podcast, I just love the energy that Zahra has and the way she can help us all see our infertility in a different light and manage the process better. I also love the … [Read more...] about Interview with Zahra Haji (The Yoga Goddess) talking all things mind-body, relationships and how yoga can help with fertility