Mental health and trying to conceive.

Moving on to IVF was a real turning point mentally in a our journey to becoming parents. Looking back I was feeling pretty broken after seven failed cycles of treatment and was wondering how the hell we were going to deal with any further disappointment.  Our consultant warned us that although IVF increased our chances… Continue reading Mental health and trying to conceive.

Miscarriage through my husbands eyes (Part 2)

I knew there was absolutely no chance that Kate would wait the recommended 2 weeks after the embryo transfer to take a pregnancy test. After the years of procedures and testing I knew just how well she knew her body and what every twitch and ache meant. Although confident the IVF would be successful, I… Continue reading Miscarriage through my husbands eyes (Part 2)

IVF through my husband’s eyes. Part 1

I'd been very blasé about conceiving when we initially started trying after we got married, I'm a numbers guy and the law of averages or the rule of probability told me that we would get pregnant and start a family. I have friends that had got pregnant at literally the first attempt and friends that… Continue reading IVF through my husband’s eyes. Part 1