The dirty secret of infertility.

The dirty secret of infertility is the massive effect it has on our whole well-being and the shame. If there’s one thing I know for sure is that being diagnosed with and struggling with infertility can bring up a whole slew of unwanted negative emotions. One of the toughest to deal with is SHAME. When we tryContinue reading “The dirty secret of infertility.”

Diagnosis infertility. Job description, advocate.

I made a difference at my fertility clinic.  At the beginning of March, I met with the Patient experience officer and Dr. B after the failure of a fertility cycle. It was a two-hour emergency meeting. It happened because I was falling apart. We met because I felt like a number. I felt I wasn’t listenedContinue reading “Diagnosis infertility. Job description, advocate.”

Fertility, Vulnerability & embryo transfer

Listen to Husband talking about his thoughts about the Embryo Transfer Vulnerability and fear From the moment the date for the embryo transfer was set ten days ago, I have attempted on more than on occasion to post to social media that this is what we were about to do. I’ve written and deleted variousContinue reading “Fertility, Vulnerability & embryo transfer”

Infertility support groups spot the good vs the bad ones

Change your mindset to change your outcome.  I’m highly critical of support groups that allow patients to stay in suffering mode, in my mind, support groups should help patients move forward, beyond their suffering. I have a low tolerance for bullshit. I have visited and participated in two support groups. Here is how to spotContinue reading “Infertility support groups spot the good vs the bad ones”