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Infertility

  • The Endometrial Scratch: My Experience

    When going through fertility treatment, it’s fair to say that you will explore any option that’s given to you. You reach a new level of somewhat desperation, willing anything to work…

  • The Calm During The Storm: Staying Sane When TTC

    I don’t remember exactly when trying to conceive became my entire life; I quite often try and pinpoint where I spiralled. When did ovulation sticks, and basal body thermometers become part…

  • Dear My 14-Year-Old Self

    Dear my 14-year-old self, You’re approaching 27 now; you’re not much taller, if anything you’re slightly smaller, and life hasn’t quite turned out the way you’re imagining that it will. You’ve…

  • Why We’re Going Abroad For IVF #3

    Planning for our third IVF cycle is something we hoped we would never be doing. In the same breath, planning for our second cycle wasn’t something we hoped we’d be doing…

  • PCOS Friendly Salted Caramel and Banana Pancakes

    Salted caramel? Good… Banana? Good… Pancakes? Good… What have you got to lose? I’ve never been a huge pancake eater; I regularly see them popping up on my Instagram feed, perfectly…

  • We Need to Talk About Toxic Positivity

    Please, stop with the positive vibes only. We need to talk about toxic positivity. When I was diagnosed as infertile, it seemed like the logical option for me to tell people.…

  • The Due Date That Never Came

    I opened my eyes. It was quarter past eight in the morning and the buzzing of my alarm that had been going off every 10 minutes had finally got the better…