Our Great Embryo Debate

{Also featured on The M Word } Every so often I get asked ‘ So… are you going to try again for a girl now that you have two boys?’ What an odd question. Or am I the odd one? Why would people assume I have a need to have a daughter over another son?…

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Living With Infertility

*Recently featured on The M Word* I think I always knew deep down that when I decided to try and get pregnant, it wasn’t going to be plain sailing. It’s easy to say that now, knowing that did happen in the end, but hand on heart, I always knew. Somewhere within, I could sense that…

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To Grow A Human

I have a confession to make. If you’ve seen earlier blog posts you’ll know that earlier this year I wrote a piece about IVF which basically ended up with me being on the radio chatting to Ray D’arcy about our experience with fertility treatment. Well, I must confess that at the time of that interview,…

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The Two Week Wait

I remember my first venture onto a fertility web forum. This looks nice, I thought, other people in the same boat as us. I started to read the posts and the first thing I noticed were all the various acronyms for fertility world – things like ttc (trying to conceive), tww (two week wait), 5dpo…

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