Fertility Blog

by Jennifer Robertson

Tips for navigating conflicts in your relationship – how to deal with resentment or rejection. Mar 21, 2022

Relationships are tricky at the best of times, but add infertility into the mix, and it can become a real test of your commitment to each other.

You either feel completely supported, or you feel like you’re alone on this journey.  Of course, there are varying shades of grey, however in...

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Make decisions a little easier, and stop listening to that voice in your head Mar 07, 2022

I had a fight inside my mind this morning.  It was about going for a walk on the beach before work.  My heart knew that I needed this - to soak in a little nature, so I could feel calm and recharged. But my head was saying – this isn’t productive. You have work to do. Stop...

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How do you have BELIEF, when your mind keeps imagining the worst-case scenario? Feb 28, 2022

Do you ever catch yourself creating a scenario in your mind that is similar to that of a horror film?  And then something will happen that jolts you back to your current reality (where you are completely safe), and you’re like…..what on earth was that?!!

It could be watching...

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5 Common Myths about Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss. Feb 21, 2022

1 in 4 pregnancies result in a loss. I’m sorry for the bluntness of that statement, however there is no way to sugar coat the reality. I wasn’t aware of that statistic until I became the 1 in 4. This statistic is fact (well according to google – I couldn’t find...

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Surviving the Two Week Wait Feb 07, 2022

In the beginning, that two week wait is approached with excitement and hope for the possibilities.  You start to create a mental movie of you looking at that positive pregnancy test and screaming with excitement, you picture yourself telling your family and friends in a frenzy of tears...

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Stop being consumed by fear on your fertility journey Jan 24, 2022

It’s ok to be scared.  We all are.

It’s ok to be scared to hope and dream of what it would be like to hold your baby in your arms, in case it doesn’t happen.

It’s ok to be scared that your friends will have babies before you, and you’ll be left behind, all...

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How do you release the anger when you're on your fertility journey? Jan 10, 2022

Are you angry?  I mean REALLY angry.  Like there is a fire burning in your belly that is just waiting to be unleashed.  If you said yes, you’re not alone……and you’re in the right place.

I understand anger.  I was intimate with anger for a very long...

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Do you need a fertility coach? Jan 03, 2022

If you play team sports, there’s always a coach, right?  Someone who creates the direction, keeps the players motivated, who develops the plays, and a strategy.  Someone who tells them what to focus on.  Otherwise, they’d all be running around bumping into each other,...

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How do you make the RIGHT decisions on your fertility journey? Dec 20, 2021

How many times have you punished yourself for not making a better choice?  Which then turns into a regret and a source of self-punishment.  

Why didn’t I do IVF sooner?!

I should have changed my diet earlier!

I knew I should have moved doctors.

If we’d just used donor eggs...

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How can you feel PEACE while you’re struggling with infertility? Dec 13, 2021

That moment you realize you can feel the pain, and still be ok, is the moment you will be free.

Let’s get honest about infertility.

I was always afraid to let the pain of infertility and loss get too close.  I know that sounds weird given the fact that I was living inside it for so...

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How can you “just be grateful” when you’re struggling with infertility? Dec 06, 2021

"Just be grateful", they say.

But how can you possibly be grateful for anything, when you’re struggling to conceive?

I’ll be honest - the concept of gratitude pissed me off when I was on my fertility journey.  I had so many people telling me to just be grateful for what I...

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Surviving Infertility at Christmas Nov 29, 2021

Christmas used to be my favorite time of the year.  You walk through shopping malls and Christmas carols are being piped over the loud speaker.  Santa clause is posing with small children who are either idolizing him, or terrified of him.  The sparkling decorations are draped...

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