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Donor Egg Options in 2021 in Australia

Most likely you have been through many devastating rounds of failed IVF cycles to get to the point where you have been advised that your best option for a healthy baby is to use an Egg Donor. This is what happened to me and it was hard to accept it at the time. I was […]

What NO Wine?

I know this isn’t great news for anyone let alone when you are going through the misery of a fertility journey. Life is pretty tough when you are trying to conceive at the best of times. However it’s good to understand a bit deeper why the likes of vino and other stimulants should be reduced […]

Get to Know Your Fertile Mucus

Yes I did just say that. Once you understand the fertile signs that your body is showing you via your vaginal discharge you can know the best time to make love in order to maximise your chances of conception. What do I need to look for? Fertile mucus feels slippery and is pretty abundant. You […]

Top 10 Post Natal Tips

1. It takes a village to bring up a child. During times like this during a world pandemic, we can be more isolated than normal. It is ok to reach out for support and to connect with other mums going through the same thing. Find your community and support network wherever you are in the […]

A letter to my future baby

Have you ever considered writing a letter to the baby that you are longing to have in your life? This is a great manifestation tool for women who are on a fertility journey. The process of writing a letter to your future child in the present tense is signalling to your brain that this is […]

A letter to my womb

Have you ever considered writing a letter to your womb? I know it sounds a bit crazy. However it is a great manifestation tool for women who are on a fertility journey or a healing journey. The womb is our seat of creativity. It is where our sacral chakra is located. This energy is all […]

How I came across Fertility Massage

Desperate to find something to nurture my body, mind and soul whilst going through IVF, I happened across Clare Spink founder of Fertility Massage UK. She was running a Fertility Massage retreat in Bali. The timing was perfect. Fertility retreat in August. My first and possibly last ever IVF cycle in October. My husband and […]

Self-care is not..

Self-care is NOT being so exhausted that you fall on your bloomin face! Do you push and push and push yourself?  Giving to others.  Striving to fit it all in?  Sometimes our lives can be so busy that you literally forget about yourself.  I put my hand up. I am dreadful at this.  When we […]

Depression and Me

It was 1993 I was working in a recruitment company in London. I used to be the first to arrive at work and the last to leave. If ever the boss wanted to see me I was convinced I was going to be sacked. It wasn’t because I was bad at what I did, far […]

How massage saved my sanity during IVF

4 years ago I was in the thick of an IVF journey. It’s perhaps a familiar story, I met my husband later in life at 40 so we didn’t start trying for a baby for a while. I look back on my 40 year old self then and think wow I was naive. I was […]