What it feels like to go through IVF for five years

What it feels like to go through IVF for five years

Trying for a baby through IVF is often a deeply private experience and can feel very lonely. I hope my article in the Metro about my own IVF journey helps anyone going through it to know you aren’t alone and that there is help available.

I’d love to hear your thoughts and your own experiences of trying for a baby so feel free to leave a comment or share a message with me via email, on Facebook or Instagram.

What it feels like to go through IVF for five years

There it was again. A big fat ‘no’. I wasn’t pregnant – and it wasn’t fair. So much invested time, money and hope, to have everything dashed by a pregnancy stick.

Glen and I had started trying for a baby pretty much as soon as we got back from our honeymoon. We both knew we wanted a family and I was well aware that me being 33 meant that the clock was ticking.

After six months of trying, however, I started to worry there was something wrong. I explained the situation to my GP through a mortifying torrent of tears and was referred to a specialist, which is where our five-year journey of assisted fertility began.

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