The following comments are quoted from a video on Facebook featuring famous women discussing infertility and their infertility struggles: https://www.facebook.com/georgehtakei/videos/740195442829137/ “So, adopt. There are starving children out there. Starving for love as well as food.” “This could be a good thing not for the women and their dreams of having a baby but for the … Continue reading Stop Telling Me I Should “Just Adopt”
This article was originally written by me for IVF babble. For more information on this and other fertility topics please visit http://www.ivfbabble.com Sitting at my fertility fight club in Southampton over a year ago, We were holding cups of tea, eating cookies supplied by our (frankly, rather amazing) Councillor, going around the room and talking … Continue reading The Great IVF Postcode Lottery
Howdy all, I hope you are having a great week so far! As you probably guessed from the title of this one, I'm not having the best few weeks right now. Before I get into it, Im not looking for sympathy, or for people to feel bad for me. I just need to get it … Continue reading Hi My Name is Hollie and Im Anxious AF
https://ivfbabble.com/2017/07/12/expect-not-expecting/ I recently got in touch with IVF Babble about my book, which I am VERY proud of (its still in progress of being proof read, its on its way I promise) so here is the article! I’ve always said journaling is a great way to deal with tough times, but one incredible girl … Continue reading My Book interview with IVF Babble!
So this week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As part of this weeks campaigning to rise awareness on infertility inequality, and how to approach the subject of infertility resolve have put together this list of handy hints and tips on what to say and what not to say. Sometimes, we ask questions and we don't … Continue reading National Fertility Awareness Week – 31 Oct-6 Nov 2016
Good afternoon and Happy Thurdsay! A quick update, I'm still bashing away at these keys writing the book (yes, its a book now) and Im onto a chapter that is proving a bit difficult for me to write, and I need your help! Im writing a chapter on behalf of the partners and family members … Continue reading Can Anybody Help?
I'll keep this one short and sweet. Thank You. To everyone who has been in touch about my book project, and to those who have expressed an interest in sharing their stories. It has been an incredible response so far, and I'm really excited to share the book with you when its completed. Currently … Continue reading Thank You!
What to expect when you’re not expecting: A guide for the fertility challenged. Introduction. First and foremost, I don’t want this “project” (I don’t feel confident enough to call it a book yet, as I bash out angrily on the keys on my 10 year old laptop, sat on the sofa with my beloved while … Continue reading What to expect when you are not expecting