Fertility

Why your support network should resemble a basketball team!

Why your support network should resemble a basketball team!

Last Wednesday I was really struggling, I have an important decision to make and I was feeling overwhelmed and anxious. I reached out within one of my Facebook groups and the love and support I received from the members just blew me away. Immediately people were replying asking if I was okay, suggesting different ways…

Now tell me what you want, what you really really want?

Now tell me what you want, what you really really want?

Okay so you want to be pregnant and have a baby, or two or three. I really wish I could wave a magic wand and make that a reality for every single one of you. RIGHT. NOW. Sadly I don’t have magical powers but I do have other qualities that I’m told are powerful. I…

Press & Collaborations

I am open to discussing collaborations, guest blogs, podcast interviews etc. both to share on my various websites or on yours. I ran a talk “Happier, healthier and more relaxed in just three minutes a day” which was part of the MindBelly Connection Fertility summit. I ran an online workshop on using hypnosis and mindfulness to…

Are you trying to get pregnant & sick of being told to just relax?

Are you trying to get pregnant & sick of being told to just relax?

‘Just relax.’ ‘Stay positive.’ and the best one yet ‘Just don’t think about it.’ So many of us are given this ‘helpful advice’ when the fact is that unless someone has personally experienced wanting to start a family and then being denied this choice it is impossible for them to understand. Deep breath and prepare for…

How To Get Pregnant Faster

How To Get Pregnant Faster

Embrace fertility is all about the mind-body link, reducing stress and making your journey to motherhood more joyful. I’ve always wanted to include a go to guide on the physical side of trying to conceive and when ‘Mum Loves Best’ approached me and asked if I’d be willing to share their blog ‘Get pregnant faster’…

Fertility Fest Barbican London

Fertility Fest Barbican London

Many of you will have heard of Jessica Hepburn the author of  ‘The pursuit of motherhood’ . My last blog about her documented her  English channel swim . Well she is making waves again and has established the first ever arts festival in the UK about fertility, infertility and IVF. Launched in 2016 this year for the third and biggest ever edition…

How can I support you?

How can I support you?

I’m writing this post to make you aware of all of the support that is available to you. I left it far too long before seeking help and really hit rock bottom before getting the support I desperately needed. My hope is that you find Embrace Fertility and really make use of all of the…

The Mother’s Day we should be having

The Mother’s Day we should be having

Mother’s Day, like Christmas and our birthdays, is a time when it is really difficult not to think about how we had expected our lives to turn out. Each year I thought that by the next I would have my baby and be taking him or her with me to our annual Mother’s Day meal…

A trying to conceive at Christmas poem

A trying to conceive at Christmas poem

A poem for everyone trying to conceive this Christmas. To be read in the rhythm of T’was the night before Christmas . T’was the week before Christmas T’was the week before Christmas and my thoughts turn to babies At what point in my life did that change from Baileys? I’ve been tracking ovulation each month with care In the hope that our timing…

Surviving the holidays while trying to conceive

Surviving the holidays while trying to conceive

Christmas frenzy is at a peak here in the UK so I thought it would be perfect timing to talk about surviving the holiday season. This time of year is a time for gratitude for all that we have, the flipside of this being that it is also a time when it is especially difficult…

How I stopped the Infertility Grinch from stealing Christmas

How I stopped the Infertility Grinch from stealing Christmas

‘I long to experience the excitement of the family going to buy the tree and decorating it to the sound of cheesy Christmas classics. This year we’ve decided to go away. Somewhere hot. Somewhere we’re not reminded of the family we haven’t got.’ Jessica Hepburn I had just read Jessica Hepburn’s “The pursuit of motherhood”…

Give less f*cks!

Give less f*cks!

It suddenly dawned on me that I’ve been here before, I’m following the same pattern as in the past, the realisation shocks me and is so ironic it makes me laugh out loud. I’ve been here while trying to conceive, it starts off with my life not looking the way I feel it should, I…

Could I have a fulfilling life without children?

Could I have a fulfilling life without children?

Jessica is still inspiring me. I reviewed her first book back in 2013 read here . Check out her latest project: Does motherhood make you happy? By Jessica Hepburn This is the story of one woman who ate 21 meals with 21 women and swam 21 miles to find out. After a decade of trying to become…

One-to-one support through challenge and change

One-to-one support through challenge and change

  If you are looking for one-to-one support then I highly recommend contacting my colleague Emily while I am on leave. Resilience Resilience doesn’t mean being positive and strong, or showing happiness all the time. Resilience is only tested when we face adversity, and conversely someone who hasn’t faced hardships may never know how resilient…

Reflexology for fertility

Reflexology for fertility

Reflexology is all about bringing balance, harmony and well-being to the body. At times in our lives, we find ourselves ‘out-of-sorts’ and our body needs equilibrium in order to keep working healthily.  Reflexology is the technique of applying gentle pressure to reflex areas on the feet, or hands, to stimulate the body’s own healing process…

Nurture and Nourish You this Valentine’s Day

Nurture and Nourish You this Valentine’s Day

If you have been following my blog for a while you will know that I encourage women to nurture and nourish themselves while trying to conceive. It is so easy to find self-care at the end of a very long list of fertility preparations, appointments and general all-consuming worry. The Little Things Over the years…

Hands up who is jealous of Kate? Coping with jealousy while TTC.

Hands up who is jealous of Kate? Coping with jealousy while TTC.

I’m re-sharing this blog as from me coping with jealousy was huge. Originally posted July 2013. This post was originally going to be called “Green Eyed Scary Lady!” but I decided to adapt it as, unless you live in a cave, you will know that Kate Middleton as was has had her baby and even…

Mini Mindfulness Challenge Part 2

Mini Mindfulness Challenge Part 2

// We are half way through our mini mindfulness challenge and so I thought I would give an overview of some of the posts I have shared. The challenge continues for a further two weeks so come and join us on the Embrace Fertility Facebook page or the secret support group . A selection of posts and pictures Day 14: “Yesterday I made a decision which…

Mini Mindfulness Challenge

Mini Mindfulness Challenge

// I originally started writing about the power of setting intentions but I have decided to save that post and instead set myself a challenge which I invite you to join me on. Every year my resolutions list would read something like this; Feel less stressed Feel happier Feel more connected to my friends and…

My gift to you 50% off MP3s

My gift to you 50% off MP3s

//   Christmas can suck while trying to conceive so I invite you to join our FREE secret Facebook community for support over Christmas  Sign-up now My gift to you use the following discount codes for up to 50% off the Embrace MP3s and online video courses: ‘EmbraceChristmas’ for 50% off any of my MP3s which start at…

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What is Mindfulness?

What is Mindfulness?

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Meditations

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