Managing work whilst going through fertility treatment can be difficult. An understanding employer can make all the difference, and confiding in a trusted manager/HR manager can help make the process easier.
As part of my Taking Control series I have interviewed the lovely Rosie Tadman, a Fertility Nutritionist. Rosie is a qualified Nutritional Therapist and Coach, specialising in Fertility, Female Hormones, Pregnancy and Postpartum Support.
This episode features the lovely Jade Quirke, an Associate Solicitor specialising in Family, Fertility and Surrogacy Law She talks through some of the important things to consider when looking at alternative ways to start your family.
Staff support, training (CPD) and provision of resources is important to prevent potential burnout of staff, poor job satisfaction and high staff turnover, which in turn compromises patient care and pregnancy rates.
This article covers lots of feedback I have heard from patients, in the hope that it will help doctors and nurses understand how patients really feel, and also help everyone that is going through IVF know they are not alone.
A new online platform called FertiAlly has been created by a team of professionals with extensive experience of working with the fertility community worldwide to offer support and answers to some commonly asked questions.
It can be hard when everyone around you is pregnant or has children, you want to distance yourself, but you don't want to be alone. This blog shares a few things that will help you keep your friendships, protect your emotions and give you the support you need.
If a friend/family member confides in you that she is struggling to conceive and undergoing fertility treatment, the most important thing you can do for her is to be there for her, allow her to talk when she wants to and be sensitive to how she is feeling.