Fertility Blog

Does your mindset have the power to prevent you from falling pregnant?

Mar 15, 2021

I have a confession to make.  There were so many times on my fertility journey that I just couldn't picture being a mum.  I couldn't imagine the feeling of being pregnant. I'd close my...

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What SHOULD you be doing to fall pregnant?

Mar 01, 2021

We get so caught up on what we SHOULD be doing in order to fall pregnant, that we stop doing the things we LOVE doing.

It happens gradually at first.  We introduce one thing we SHOULD be...

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Increase your fertility with your eyes closed - the importance of sleep for infertility

Feb 22, 2021

One of my all time favourite quotes is, YOU CAN’T BE BRAVE WHEN YOU’RE TIRED.

And when you’re struggling to fall pregnant or maintain a pregnancy, you need a level of bravery on...

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How do you cope with anxiety when you're pregnant after infertility or pregnancy loss?

Feb 15, 2021

You finally saw those two lines and felt pure joy and excitement.  You imagined holding your baby in your arms..... before fear stepped in and took over.

I thought pregnancy was the cure for...

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Infertility and that room in your house set aside as a nursery for your baby

Feb 08, 2021

Anyone who is trying to conceive or wants to have babies in the future has that room set aside.  You know, the one that accumulates baby things.  Hand-me downs from your sister or token...

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HOW TO DEAL WITH INFERTILITY GRIEF

Feb 01, 2021

When I was in my 20’s, I watched my father die of cancer and held his hand as he took his last breath.  I had visited my grandmother and hugged her in the hospital the night before she...

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A surrogacy journey - tips for intended parents

Jan 25, 2021

By the time we go down the path of surrogacy, we’ve usually been trying to conceive for quite some time.

Using a surrogate to carry our baby is more often than not THE last option in our bag...

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Journal your way to peace on your fertility journey

Jan 18, 2021

One of the lessons I learned on my fertility journey was that in order to heal, you must feel.

In my book, The Injustice of Infertility, where I share ALL of the lessons, I write –

“In...

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Meditating may help you get pregnant - but how do you meditate if you’re a Type A personality?

Jan 11, 2021

Just RELAX.

One of THE most frustrating pieces of advice I was given throughout my fertility journey.

This was closely followed by, just go on a holiday and it will happen.

First of all, being told...

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INFERTILITY: Should we speak our truth at the risk of offending others?

Jan 04, 2021

This question has been on my mind, due to a recent post I put up on Instagram.  It caused quite a stir and criticism, and got me thinking whether I had done the right thing.

Actually, in...

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