Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 11:45
Me and my Husband on my 30th Birthday (December 2013)
Infertility, a word that so many people hear but not all of of us know how is feels to go through it or know how to deal with people going through it. So I wanted to write this blog from my perspective, after trying to conceive for about 4 years. About 3.5 million couples are affected by infertility in the UK. Around 1 in 7 couples may be struggling to conceive. I am one of 7 children, so I always thought my Mum was fertile, I will have no problems. I was wrong!
Me and my husband have been trying to conceive for over 4 years now. It is nothing compared to some people! I have read some really heart felt stories of pain that others have gone through. Stories of hope and stories of hurt in the knowledge that they will never conceive. I am writing this blog mostly for other people who may be starting their journey at the doctors and also for people who may want to understand a little bit more about what someone may be going through. After all infertility doesn't just affect the individual going through it. It can also affect friends and family around. I know that many people in my life have wanted to help, but didn't know what to say or...