Are you struggling with infertility?
Is your infertility impacting how you feel about your body?
Does your infertility (and/or treatment) feel like a trauma to your body or sense of self?
One in six couples worldwide suffers with infertility.
Finding out that you are suffering with infertility is one of the most painful existential life crises that you will experience throughout your life. Receiving this news is often the start of a long and arduous journey as you set out to build your family through assisted conception, alternative parenting paths or as you grieve the loss of a dream.
Women come to me for fertility counselling throughout all stages of their journey:
- Pre and conscious conception
- Throughout IVF and assisted conception treatment
- During pregnancy and parenting
- Alternative parenting paths
- Ending fertility treatment and childfree living
Counselling can help you to explore, work through and heal in the following areas:
How I work
The context that I hold throughout your counselling is always a hopeful and optimistic one, whether your goal is pregnancy, alternative parenting or a happy childfree life.
I have a wealth of personal and professional experience in relation to infertility, alternative-parenting paths including adoption and foster care, involuntary childlessness and childfree living.
After many years of trying to conceive naturally and with IVF using a donor, my husband and I embarked on the road to intercountry adoption, then local adoption via the permanent care program.
I know the deep loss and despair that infertility can cause. I am able to work at depth with these issues and can help you to find a sense of purpose, value and meaning out of your suffering.
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