Pregnancy Loss: What’s on the Other Side?

Today marks the end of Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month ๐ŸŒธ, where we remember and shine a light of awareness on pregnancy loss, the causes, and the suffering experienced by women trying to conceive. Their hopes and dreams of holding their baby often turn into grief. โ€‹ โ€‹ When I lost my Pregnancy I remember the […]

Fertility Woes

Fertility struggles can be frustrating and overwhelming.ย  You feel stuck in your journey to having your baby.ย  However, there are things you can do to help your fertility and have a more positive journey.   Finally, you met your forever partner… โ€‹ (Yay! โ€‹ No more kissing the wrong frogsย ย ) โ€‹ You thought finding them […]

Infertility is being stuck in an in-between phase. In no man’s land.

Iโ€™m in Germany for an adult skating competition. Itโ€™s been on my bucket list since I returned to skating.ย  I registered for the competition, but a question about my skating membership number tripped me. I donโ€™t have one. Iโ€™ve let my Australian membership lapse yet I wasnโ€™t yet integrated into the Swiss system. โ€‹ I […]

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A part of my own fertility journey.

๐—”๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ฝ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ธ ๐˜„๐—ถ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐˜€. A local park with two mums. An intimate get-together with two mothers from my mother’s group and their children. They were my yes mums and good friends of mine. Mums I got along really well with mums that often said yes to get-togethers. Iโ€™d send them a […]

Sometimes in your journey, you need a hand getting up again.

Yesterday skied for the last time this season. ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐˜๐—ผ ๐—บ๐˜† ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ. Not only for losing both skis but the height and distance traveled post-fall. I got to her as soon as I could. Her brother brought her pole from a little higher up and sat next to her. I […]

Why self care is vital when your trying to conceive.

Last we PANDA raised awareness of perinatal anxiety and depression. Although it’s a different condition from postnatal anxiety, they are both mental health conditions affecting mood, behaviours, and well-being. Together they cover the period between conception and one year after your baby is born. Both women (1 in 5) and men (1 in 10) suffer […]

Your fertility journey is unique. Getting your body ready for your baby is too.

Your fertility journey is unique to you. What you’ve been through before fertility challenges, and the fertility challenges you have been through since are all unique. In a discussion with a fellow Fertility Coach last week, we spoke about how difficult trying to conceive can be and that you might share many emotions with others […]

The fertility journey often becomes more challenging

The fertility journey can be a challenging one. Unlike other goals in life that you work toward and see progress. Walking the path of fertility challenges work can be quite different. You encounter an array of tests and read 101 things you can do to prepare your body, all while you continue to try. Or, […]

How a Day in the Alps Helped this Fertility Coach Regain her Own Reproductive Wellbeing Mojo.

A Day in the Alps, and a Fall from Grace. We went skiing. My son’s choice for a birthday celebration. It’s like riding a bike right? We arrived in the gorgeous alpine region. A Gondola ride took us high into the Alps. We enjoyed awe-inspiring views and saw crazy people ice-climbing. In the gondola with […]

How to start balancing your wellbeing when you’re completely overwhelmed.

Itโ€™s not easy to balance your wellbeing when you’re completely overwhelmed. ย  When you’re busy trying to keep your head above water. You donโ€™t always have the capacity to give your wellbeing the overhaul it deserves.   Sometimes baby steps are all you can manage. A couple of years ago a mother of three asked […]

Get your self-care guide when Trying to Conceive Guide and start to fill your cup.

Empowered Conception Self Care When TTC Guide - with Ileana Kapic

If your fertility has been more confusing than you anticipated, it's time to replenish your emotional cup and nurture your journey, to reduce your stress and risks.