A few thoughts on IVF

Despite every success story you've ever heard (and thankfully there are lots of them), statistically there are actually many more tales of IVF (In vitro fertilisation) not resulting in a positive conclusion. Recent statistics state that on average IVF fails 70% of the time and it takes almost four-and-a-half years to conceive using it. The … Continue reading A few thoughts on IVF

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Infertility and mental health

It was World Mental Health Day earlier this week and as I studied the various articles appearing in the media, I found my mind going over and over the impact that infertility has had on me mentally over the years. Would I say I had a mental health "problem"? I guess it depends how you … Continue reading Infertility and mental health

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I'm so glad you've dropped by to read my blog. Below you'll find my most recent posts and if you have a rummage along the menu you'll also find a little info about me, a copy of the first post I ever wrote which explains my story and a page of useful resources. Helena x