Handling infertility at Christmas

3 Essential Tips to Stop Christmas Causing More Infertility Pain

3 Essential Tips to Stop Christmas Causing More Infertility PainThere is nothing worse than being sad during a time when everyone else is feeling joyful is there?It is bad enough when those times of celebration are happening within your own circle – family gatherings, friends parties and even business events. With something like Christmas though other people’s happiness is being ...

Self Care is Essential

The EASIEST Daily Self-Care Strategy EVER

Easiest Daily Self-Care Strategy Ever"The practice of taking an active role in protecting one's own well-being and happiness."This is the Oxford English Dictionary definition of Self-Care.  So many people think of Self-Care as the odd bubble bath and a spa day once a year (if you are lucky) don’t they? If you are one of them, how do you feel about ...

The hidden cost of hiding infertility

How To Deal With The Hidden Cost Of Hiding Infertility

How To Deal With The Hidden Cost Of Hiding InfertilityMost of my clients will share that they don’t want to talk about their fertility struggles, the top most reason being that it is personal and they don’t feel the need for everyone to know. There is always something else behind that top level explanation though, and it comes up in ...

How to respond when your bestie tells you she has infertility

How To Respond When Your Bestie Tells You She Has Infertility

How To Respond When Your 'Bestie' Tells You She Has InfertilityTo round off my posts for Fertility Week 2018, I want to talk about the best way to respond if your 'bestie' tells you that she is struggling with infertility. Although what I am about to share with you is the same if any friend, family member or colleague shares ...

How to choose what's right for her

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria’s?

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria's?The first thing I noticed when I first met Maria was the hollow look in her eyes. Yes there was sadness but what was even more noticeable was the emptiness. She looked like she’d cried herself dry, but at the same time I could tell that tears were never that far away for her. ...

Dany Griffiths dares to help those struggling with infertility

How Dare I Help People Who Are Struggling With Infertility?

How Dare I Help People Who Are Struggling With Infertility?I’ve decided to write this today even though I know that not everyone is going to want to hear it, and that is ok because the ones that do will take notice and the ones who don’t are not the ones I can help. You see the more I raise awareness of ...

Why does the body mess with reproductive hormones?

Why Does The Body Mess With Reproductive Hormones?

Why Does The Body Mess With Reproductive Hormones?In my last post I said that I would share with you why the body decides to sometimes mess about with your reproductive hormones. Before I do though, I want to be clear that this isn't a 1 + 1 = 2 type of problem.  What I mean by that is some people fall ...

Your Mental Health and Making a Baby

Your Mental Health and Making a Baby I want you to imagine for a moment that there is something you really want. You can’t make it happen through effort alone, let’s assume though that it is likely that you can have it at some point, although you have no way of truly knowing that. There’s also more bad news in that your ...