It is so important at this time of year to focus on self-care and the things you do have, rather than the things you don’t. It is easier to cope with things when you are feeling stronger emotionally and taking care of yourself.
If someone you know and love is struggling to get pregnant or is going through IVF, there are lots of little ways you can help them this Christmas that will make a big difference to how they feel this Christmas time. They will really appreciate the fact you care and want to support them.
Multiple studies have shown the benefits of journaling, both physically and emotionally. Journaling has been found to improve your emotional and physical health, by reducing stress, boosting your mood and improving memory function.
As part of my Taking Control series I have interviewed the lovely Rachel Cutting, an embryologist and the Director of Compliance and Information for the HFEA, the UK’s independent regulator of fertility treatment and the first statutory body of this type in the world.
As part of my Taking Control series I have interviewed the amazing Zoe Clarke-Coates MBE, co-founder the Mariposa Trust, a leading support charity primarily working within the field of baby loss and bereavement.
Managing work whilst going through fertility treatment can be difficult. An understanding employer can make all the difference, and confiding in a trusted manager/HR manager can help make the process easier.
As part of my Taking Control series I have interviewed the lovely Rosie Tadman, a Fertility Nutritionist. Rosie is a qualified Nutritional Therapist and Coach, specialising in Fertility, Female Hormones, Pregnancy and Postpartum Support.
This episode features the lovely Jade Quirke, an Associate Solicitor specialising in Family, Fertility and Surrogacy Law She talks through some of the important things to consider when looking at alternative ways to start your family.