Tag Archives: coping with infertility

Drugs and superstitions

I know it’s a cliche but I know a lot of you are probably thinking what was different this time, is there anything I can do?  Now as you know from this blog I am a great believer of trying … Continue reading

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Father’s Day pondering

Happy Father’s Day! However I’m not sure that Father’s Day is quite so emotional for those struggling to become parents as Mother’s Day appears to be.   Which kind of reflects society doesn’t it?  I commented to someone at work … Continue reading

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In the middle of the night….

Life always seems worse in the middle of the night, those gut wrenching what if’s and but’s can’t be silenced as easily as when day light filters through and the rest of the world is up and about. I have … Continue reading

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Infertility Awareness Week

So it’s National Infertility Awareness Week for the Americans this week (22nd to 28th April 2012) and given that that the theme for the week is “Don’t Ignore Infertility” it seemed only right that I posted about it. I have … Continue reading

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Infertiles vs the world?

This article by Bibi Lynch entitled “Mothers Stop Moaning” provoked an interesting response both in the comments below and on an internet parenting forum I use.   Stella Duffy’s response on her blog is, in my opinion a good alternative version … Continue reading

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All I want for Christmas

I wish people would stop asking what I want for Christmas… surely it’s obvious the same thing that I’ve wanted for the last 2 years.  I literally cannot think of anything else that I want or need, sad isn’t it? … Continue reading

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It’s a rich man’s game

It’s a rich man’s game this IVF malarkey, you have to be fairly comfortable for the money side of things not to be a consideration as to whether you will have another go or whether it is time to throw … Continue reading

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Dr Google

So if Google gave away medical degrees would you have qualified? My sister likes to think that she has a broad range of Google acquired medical knowledge and sees herself as a GP type Villa Boy having googled how to … Continue reading

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Humiliation

Humiliation: 1. The act of humiliating; degradation. 2. The state of being humiliated or disgraced; shame. 3. A humiliating condition or circumstance. It’s an odd thing but the thing I feel most about being infertile is the humiliation. The embarrassment … Continue reading

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