Top Tips for IVF Stims!

Everyone’s journey leading up to IVF is difference. Everyone’s IVF cycle is different, from the clinics, the medication, the protocol, the side effects and ultimately, the outcome. I am currently amid my second round of ICSI and despite being under the same clinic, this round is different to the last. IVF/ICSI (whichever you are doing!) […]

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Why I am terrified of IVF working.

When you start going through IVF, all you want is for it to end with a healthy pregnancy and a child. You long for the injections to end, the fertilisation to be a success, for the embryos to make it to transfer and for them to survive in your uterus long enough to survive to […]

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10 things NOT to say to someone struggling with fertility!

Have you ever had a friend tell you something and you’ve not known how to respond in a manner that will comfort them? Flip the coin, have you ever told a friend something personal and they’ve responded in a way that’s hurt? Most of the time, insensitive comments aren’t meant to hurt, however they do, […]

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The NHS IVF postcode lottery: my story.

I don’t know where to start. I have deleted my opening line 8 times before deciding I will just write. I am infertile. When you decide to start trying for a baby, you expect to be pregnant within a few months. You hear stories of women, or men, who cannot conceive and you think it […]

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