Category Archives: Infertility

Infertility in the Postnatal Ward

As someone who has been through infertility, it is often at the forefront of my mind. It makes up a lot of what I do, what I say and it still dictates how I feel about a lot of things. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, infant loss, infertility, Infertility | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Dear Lady In Starbucks…

Dear Lady in Starbucks, I saw it. I saw the wistful look every time someone walked in with a baby. I saw the longing in your eyes. I saw the hurt and the pain. I saw it all.  Lady in … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Infertility | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

I’m A Snap Happy Mummy

I saw a comment on a discussion forum recently about parents posting “too many” pictures of their children on Facebook, and it got me thinking. Is there such a thing as “too many” photographs of a child?

Posted in 2016, Infertility, Instagram, parenting after infertility, pregnancy after infertility | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

A Year Ago Today…

A year ago today everything was different.

Posted in 2016, baby, baby Eden, baby girl, christmas baby, Clomid, first baby, infertility, Infertility, pregnancy after infertility | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

My Fertility Specialist Magazine and Our Fertility Story

I was asked to contribute an article for the free, online My Fertility Specialist magazine, and I’m delighted to let you know that you can now read my article as the latest issue is now available. If you don’t know … Continue reading

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The Pain Olympics

What is it with the infertility community at the moment? I’ve seen so much hate towards people who are in the process of achieving their dreams. I don’t understand – when did infertility become a competition? I’ve heard Amy and … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Clomid, Community, difficulty, infertility, Infertility | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Getting That Big Fat Positive After Loss

(After our announcement, I wanted to share some posts that I wrote before we announced. So, the next few posts will be from my “drafts” folder)

Posted in 2015, 2ww, Anxiety, baby, baby Chip, bbt, bfp, charting, charts, Clomid, conceive, cramps, cycle days, donation, Donations, donor, donor sperm, donors, fertility, fertility friend, infertility, Infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, London, Miscarriage, mother, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, opk, ovulation, positive, positive test, pregnancy, pregnant, signs, spearmint, spearmint tea, Sperm donor, Squishy, Superhero Donor, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, temperature, temping, trying, trying to conceive, two week wait, women | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments