Monthly Archives: March 2016

Breaking Social Norms

Infertility affects approximately 1 in 10 couples, and 1 in 4 pregnancies result in miscarriage. Fertility rates decline by around 10% per month for women over the age of thirty-five. Recurrent miscarriage (over three losses in a row) affects 1% of the female population. Nowadays, everywhere I go, it feels as though these infertility statistics are taunting me. Had I… Read more →

Why we NEED to talk about the baby

As a woman who struggled with fertility, and having experienced multiple miscarriages, I was shocked by the social discomfort that surrounds the subject of trying to conceive, infertility and loss.   Like many women I had at times wondered if I would ever really fulfil my destiny to be a mother; the losses I experienced reinforced these fears and heartbreak,… Read more →