IVF

/Tag:IVF
­

My story- IVF & Natural Killer Cells

My fertility journey started quite some time ago at the start of 2014. My husband and I had just started "trying" and fell pregnant pretty quickly but miscarried very early on in what appeared to have been a chemical pregnancy. Being the impatient person that I am I decided to start looking into our fertility [...]

Unlocking your fertility potential

You’ve decided you’re ready for a baby. Congratulations! We know how exciting this time can be. Yet we also know that attempting to make an entirely new human can be emotional, tough and frustrating. While you can't always control the fertility process, there are many things you can do to increase your chances of conceiving, [...]

The Impact of Insulin on our Hormones and Fertility

Did you realise that every time you eat, it sends a message to your hormones? Women’s Hormones work as an intricate system, using a continuous feedback loop. When one hormone is out of balance, the others will adjust and thus fall out of balance as well. When we think of Women’s Health, we immediately associate estrogen, [...]

Our IVF Journey | MY STORY

We are honoured to be sharing our second MY STORY. The following is the personal journey of Lydia Bergantino who has bravely shared her IVF journey with us. Let's make 2018 the year of #letsstarttheconversation. You can follow the journey of these incredible women on our blog and instagram #letsstartheconversation   Our IVF Journey This story starts 10yrs [...]

IVF? WTF! | MY STORY

It's time to talk about fertility. More conversation means more information. It is time that we stopped suffering alone. Because there is no room for shame or stigma. Together we can start the conversation and empower women. This year we are honoured to be bringing you real life stories called MY STORY. Our first story [...]

How to reduce stress during your IVF cycle

Today, many of us are living lifestyles where our day is packed full to the rafters. It’s hustle and bustle from the time we wake, till we hit the pillow. Add an IVF cycle into the mix and it adds another full time job to the list of your priorities. While some are able to [...]

October 9, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Why I chose to freeze my eggs

I was twenty five when an endocrinologist in London suggested I should have children before turning thirty. Halfway through a four-year working holiday, starting a family was not on my (or my boyfriend’s) radar at the time. The endo’s advice followed a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune condition whereby the immune system attacks the thyroid. It’s [...]

IVF Alternatives: Acupuncture & Conception

What are IVF Alternatives when it comes to conception? Acupuncture is the insertion of fine, sterile needles into the skin. Acupuncture improves the body’s functions and promotes natural self-healing by stimulating specific anatomical sites, commonly referred to as acupuncture points. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the ancient philosophy that describes the universe, and the body, [...]

HOW TO REDUCE STRESS DURING YOUR IVF CYCLE

Today, many of us are living lifestyles where our day is packed full to the rafters. It’s hustle and bustle from the time we wake, till we hit the pillow. Add an IVF cycle into the mix and it adds another full time job to the list of your priorities. While some are able to [...]

Your Holistic Guide to Fertility & IVF

Working in the field of fertility with both men and women, I see the constant struggles that individuals and couples go through trying to fall pregnant, either naturally or through In-vitro Fertilization (IVF). Approximately 1 in 6 couples struggle with fertility issues. Having been through the fertility journey myself, I understand the challenges that it [...]