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ivf

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…