I remember vividly the day when I walked into the supermarket and saw an acquaintance. An acquantaince, who, a few years back had told me that kids weren't on the agenda.... but here she was, bumping into me in the supermarket with her 8-months-pregnant belly. My heart sank. For some reason in the back of my mind, I was always going to pip her at the post to having children. All of a … [Read more...] about Be a Fertility Warrior – we have take off!
Here I am STILL smiling.... I DID NOT see that coming! When I turned 30, I felt the biological clock ticking and thought making babies would be a walk in the park.... until it wasn't. Fast forward five years and I've had: - 1 tracking cycle - 2 ovulation inductions - 2 IUI - 2 egg retrievals - 1 fresh IVF cycle - 2 FET's - 1 moderate OHSS - A miscarriage - 1 … [Read more...] about I’m still smiling – 7 Steps to Surviving Infertility
I remember going to the 30th birthday of one of my friends, and we were having a great time, until (as always, right?) the conversation turned to children. All of my friends had children by this stage.... and I was the lonely childless one. Then, the birthday girl told us that she was desperate for a third child. She started crying, talking about all the late night conversations she'd had with … [Read more...] about Stop anxiety in two minutes using this GIF (it’s a game changer)
Today's podcast is all about overwhelm. Specifically, when all the changes you need to make to fall pregnant feel overwhelming. I totally get it. Don't eat dairy Don't eat gluten Go low tox in your make up Stop heating using plastics Meditate Do acupuncture ... and the list goes on! There are so many things you're 'supposed' to do or 'could try' to help optimise your … [Read more...] about When all the changes you need to make to fall pregnant feel overwhelming
Today’s post is how to cope when everyone around you is falling pregnant. Isn’t that the way though, and it almost always happens, and it hurts. Big time. See the thing is though, you’re most likely at that ‘falling pregnant’ age, and if you’re trying to fall pregnant and it’s not happening, chances are that’s a lot of time. Although it hurt, I used to always joke, that, if everyone … [Read more...] about How to cope when everyone around you is falling pregnant
I've called today's podcast, is your diet stopping you from falling pregnant? I've handed over the reigns again to one of my fertility warrior friends. This week, I'd like to introduce you to Sarah Clark from Fab Fertile and the reason I've called this podcast is your diet stopping you from falling pregnant, is because that is pretty much the best way to describe what happened with … [Read more...] about Is your diet stopping you from falling pregnant? Guest post from Sarah Clark