5 films perfect for those emotional PMS days!

Being a woman is nothing less than a game of monopoly, a series of never ending dramas. Sometimes you’re winning and it’s super glamorous, but then sometimes you’re losing, and every now and again an irrational burst of screaming and shouting appears. We’ve all been there. It’s ‘that time of the month’ and the slightest […]

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2019: An Infertile Year in Review

2019 is quickly coming to a close and with that we are turning our backs on a decade, and what a decade it has been. Between 2010-2019, I have finished my GCSE’s and my A-Levels, gone to University and graduated with a degree in Criminology, I have passed my driving test, travelled to new places, […]

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Dear Fertile Friends at Christmas

To my fertile friends at Christmas, This time of year is always hard. Christmas is the most magical time of year, so we are told. Surrounded by ‘Santa please stop here’ signs, ‘When are you having children?’ questions and the painful reminder that Christmas is (apparently) for children. This year I vowed to have the […]

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And so it failed. Dealing with the failure of IVF

I always hoped that the day I wrote a post announcing that we had been undergoing IVF treatment, I would actually be announcing a pregnancy at the same time. Despite being so open about our fertility journey, when it came to our first round of treatment, my husband and I had decided to keep a […]

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Defined by Infertility

As I sit inside a quirky little coffee shop, overlooking the manic streets of the city, I people watch. I watch men walk past in their suits and their ties, notebook in one hand, lit cigarette in the other. As they walk the smoke trails behind them, into the face of a woman. She is […]

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Infertility: A Man’s Perspective – By Marco Izzo

Being one half of an infertile couple isn’t always an easy ride, especially when you are not necessarily the ‘problem’. Even when you do have fertility issues, the conversation seems to always centre heavily around the person who carries the child. We were diagnosed as infertile in September 2018 after three and a half long […]

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Fertility in the Workplace: Is there enough support?

With day 2 of National Fertility Week comes the talk of Fertility in the Workplace, a topic that isn’t widely discussed. Fertility in the Workplace is something that is practically a non-existent topic, and when 1 in 8 of us suffer with infertility, this is something that baffles me constantly. When you first begin trying […]

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MYTH BUSTING: Home Remedies That APPARENTLY Induce Your Period…

There comes a time in our lives when we all want our periods to come early, whether it’s before a holiday, a night out, a special event… there is nothing more inconvenient than Aunt Flo arriving the day you’re off to spend 7 days in a bikini; a cramping stomach and the fear of not […]

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