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Infertility and Depression 2 for the price of 1

Infertility and Depression 2 for the price of 1

The dictionary definition of infertile is: 1. Absent or diminished fertility. 2. The persistent inability to conceive a child. And (part of) the dictionary definition of depression is: 1. A feeling of being extremely unhappy. 2. A condition in which a person is so...

The things I wish I’d known

The things I wish I’d known

I was recently interviewed by the lovely Jessica Hepburn for her latest Fertility Road magazine article. Full interview below and link to PDF of article at bottom of blog. Please could you tell us your fertility story. At 19 I was diagnosed with endometriosis...

Guest Blog: Dress Yourself Well and Fertility Fest

Guest Blog: Dress Yourself Well and Fertility Fest

Love, support, strength, hope, courage and positivity. That is how I would describe the extraordinary Fertility Fest organised by the dynamic and inspiring Jessica Hepburn. The strength of it was so tangible, so uplifting that a month later I’m still knocked sideways...

Free Online Fertility Retreat

Free Online Fertility Retreat

Having volunteered with the lovely Sarah Holland at last month's Fertility Fest I would like to share news about her latest venture - an online fertility retreat. Reserve your free place now and spend a relaxing weekend being guided through meditations and topping up...

The Quiet House – Play Review

The Quiet House – Play Review

I am still haunted by this play two weeks after seeing it at The Park Theatre in London. It focuses on a couple commencing fertility treatment but in essence is the story of their love and how both it and their relationships with friends and work colleagues are...

London fertility support meeting

London fertility support meeting

Our next London fertility support meeting and social will take place on Saturday 11th of June 5.30pm - 7pm at the Park Theatre Cafe Finsbury Park. Fertility Fest is taking place that Saturday at the theatre with performances of the new play The Quiet House in the...

Fertility Fest 2016 – When art meets medicine

Fertility Fest 2016 – When art meets medicine

  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 thanks to the financial support of the Arts Council and the Wellcome Trust...

60 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

60 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

I recently contributed to the article '60 Ways To Boost Your Fertility And Your Chances of Getting Pregnant' for Fertility Road. They have compiled a fantastic list of tips and advice from the leading names in fertility including Emma Cannon, Russell Davis, Dr Marilyn...

Clear out your cosmetics for charity

Clear out your cosmetics for charity

Too much stuff in your bathroom cabinet? Feel like doing something that will make you feel good and help someone else at the same time? Grab a shoebox and load it up! Project Shoebox is a charitable community that re-homes unneeded toiletries and cosmetics to women...

Lucy’s Story: Secondary Infertility

Lucy’s Story: Secondary Infertility

Our online support group has been running for so long now some of it's members are now dealing with secondary infertility as well as the group being open to anyone struggling to create the family they desire. Please be aware that this post discusses very openly and...

She’s bloody done it!

She’s bloody done it!

When Jessica Hepburn first told me she was planning to swim the Channel I thought she had gone loopy. I love sea swimming but 30 minutes is my max followed by a hot shower and a hot chocolate even in the height of summer. Swimming the Channel with no wetsuit and no...

Big changes for Mindful Muma-to-be

Big changes for Mindful Muma-to-be

Here is a sentence I never knew if I would be able to write: “I am now on maternity leave.” It feels delicious and surreal. You can read my story and how it ended in this happy predicament in my blog “The 46th month is the charm!” I just wanted to put a post together...

One to one support with Rosalind, Russell or Clare

One to one support with Rosalind, Russell or Clare

If you feel in need of additional support on your journey to parenthood then I highly recommend investing in one-to-one support. I would like to introduce you to 3 of my colleagues. I have personally been a client of each of them and therefore can highly recommend...

Constantly having sex in order to get pregnant?

Constantly having sex in order to get pregnant?

Guest Blog by Lorraine Ferrier: Why we need to shift from love-making to baby-making When we’re constantly having sex in order to get pregnant we’re wasting our time. With this approach we may also be adding in unnecessary stress, libido issues and relationship...

2 free fertility magazines for you

2 free fertility magazines for you

The second issues of both 'My Fertility Specialist' and 'The Infertility Network UK' magazines are available now. Simply click on either of the images to create a free login to access the magazines online. Both are packed with inspiration and information including...

Video blog: The benefits and pitfalls of mindfulness

Video blog: The benefits and pitfalls of mindfulness

In an attempt to move with the times I am going to start doing video blogs or vlogs as the young people call them! I thought I would start at the beginning and share a little video clip on mindfulness. If you have been reading my blog for a while you will know that I...

Free Fertility Focus Telesummit – Whoopi

Free Fertility Focus Telesummit – Whoopi

The world's biggest and longest running online fertility information event - The Fertility Focus Telesummit is coming up soon. Learn a huge amount from leading fertility specialists from the comfort of your own home in your pyjamas for FREE! Whoopi. I have learnt so...

A little thought can go a long way

A little thought can go a long way

A little thought can go a long way, a small worry can turn into a major mind catastrophe if we allow it, but the same applies if you take a positive thought, plant the seed and see how it grows. My mornings are brighter since following the very talented Charlotte Reed...

Fertility Specialist magazine

Fertility Specialist magazine

NEW ONLINE MAGAZINE LAUNCH Sheila Lamb, who herself battled with infertility for 6 years, has just launched a brand new fertility magazine, to help people who are trying to conceive. My Fertility Specialist Magazine is a free, online, bi-monthly magazine overflowing...

Today would have been your due date

Today would have been your due date

My Pip, my tiny cluster of cells, my baby that came and went. Today would have been your due date – perhaps your birthday. Your brother or sister is brewing in my belly now which makes your absence bearable but not forgotten. So many people claim that pregnancy lost...

Fertility Massage

Fertility Massage

Fertility Massage is a unique form of massage for women, combining various techniques, focussing on the abdomen and digestive and reproductive organs. Self-help fertility massage is a wonderful way to enhance your health and fertility and connect with your body. I...

Hypnosis for coping and comfort

Hypnosis for coping and comfort

I have been writing and recording various hypnosis MP3s to support fertility, IVF and pregnancy following infertility and I asked you (if you are not yet a member of the Embrace Fertility online support group come and join us) what would be really useful for you. You...

Come and visit me at The Fertility Show

Come and visit me at The Fertility Show

Come and meet me and some of the Embrace Fertility members at The Fertility Show the first weekend of November. Embrace Fertility is growing and I've booked a small stand at the show. My intentions 1.) Tell as many people as possible about our free online fertility...

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