#CryingShame with Fertility Network UK

Infertility is real. And it’s tough. It’s the exhausting daily battle of a war no one asks to be part of. Yet we are, and fighting becomes all we know. We fight for fair treatment, we fight for different protocols, we fight for the people we once were and the parents we so desperately desire to be. Fertility Network UK are there to help anyone affected by fertility issues. Read about their #CryingShame campaign and the invaluable support available. … More #CryingShame with Fertility Network UK

When The Bough Breaks: A book by Ali Sanders

“When the wind blows, of course the cradle is going to rock. The trick is to recognise it before the bough breaks completely.” – Ali Sanders. When The Bough Breaks follows the journey of Ali and Michael as they struggle to create their family. Ali, herself, courageously shares their true story of infertility, halted adoption, … More When The Bough Breaks: A book by Ali Sanders

“I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything” F. Scott Fitzgerald

It’s our anniversary today. We’ve had 14 years together and eight of them as man and wife, becoming Mr & Mrs on June 4th 2011. Whenever I think of that most glorious and wondrous day my heart glows, my soul smiles and I remember its utter perfection. I beamed and he grinned and we were … More “I love you and that’s the beginning and end of everything” F. Scott Fitzgerald

Let’s talk: The Reproductive & Gynaecological Health campaign 2019

In a world where a film about periods can simultaneously win an Oscar and be described as “icky”, it’s not surprising to find mixed attitudes towards talking about reproductive and gynaecological health. Yet these are real issues which need to be understood and more widely discussed. In the UK alone, one in seven couples are … More Let’s talk: The Reproductive & Gynaecological Health campaign 2019

#ivfwebinars with Egg Donation Friends

Living with infertility is many things but, I’m sure anyone who has ever been there will agree, it can feel incredibly overwhelming. Not only is it an emotionally frightening void of heartbreak, pain and the unknown, it’s also utterly and completely petrifying, when faced with the medical science side of things. It’s as is, overnight, … More #ivfwebinars with Egg Donation Friends

Huff Post UK, Michelle Obama, infertility, IVF & miscarriage

When Huff Post UK approached me to write a piece on Michelle Obama, miscarriage and IVF, I was completely honoured, overwhelmed and scared; I desperately wanted to give this courageous revelation the words it so rightly deserved. And so, I did what I do, and began to write. I think I cried through every sentence. … More Huff Post UK, Michelle Obama, infertility, IVF & miscarriage