10 things I would tell my younger self about infertility

things I would tell my younger self about infertility

Though time has passed, I vividly remember how much three years of infertility consumed me — body and spirit. It became a kind of lens through which I viewed the entire world. I look back at pictures of myself at a friend’s wedding, and I recollect not so much of the dancing/food/festivity, but rather trying to endure the multitude of wink-wink inquiries about when my husband and I would have our own children. Infertility is not a blur. I can conjure it all: the waiting, the uncertainty, the cyclical despair, the social dread, the physical discomfort.Continue reading

National Fertility Awareness Week 2015

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In the UK one in six couples are affected by fertility problems*. National Fertility Awareness Week, which this year takes place from 2nd – 8th November, aims to highlight the number of couples who struggle to become parents, the emotional and physical impact of infertility, and the existing fertility options available to men and women.Continue reading