Festive times are milestones that can be difficult for many reasons. Stress comes when our thoughts and feelings are out of synch with the actions we are taking. This can be particularly true over the festive season when there is considerable pressure to appear outwardly happy despite inner turmoil. We have created a series of blogs giving various coping strategies.
Some support ahead of Christmas
Posted - November 19, 2019
Coping with Christmas: Well-meaning relatives
Posted - December 24, 2018
Coping with Christmas: Manage your emotional blood pressure
Posted - December 22, 2018
Coping with Christmas: Make your own family traditions
Posted - December 20, 2018
Coping with Christmas: Dealing with friends’ good news
Posted - December 18, 2018
Coping with Christmas: Writing can help
Posted - December 17, 2018
Coping with Christmas series: Care for yourself
Posted - December 14, 2018
How the fertility support group helped me to cope with Christmas
Our first frostie came back to the cold this year when he opened the egg bank at the new Wickford clinic.
Jamie is proud to be an IVF baby - he trekked across the Antarctic carrying the Bourn Hall flag! He was delighted to meet the latest generation and their parents at Wickford.
The egg bank will make it easier for couples egg sharing to freeze their eggs and also provides a greater diversity of choice for those that need egg donation. bit.ly/WWOIBHC5 #weareworkingonit#IVF... See MoreSee Less
"Don't give up on your dreams. Miracles do happen folks" says Claire Louise.
"This little dude is 6 years old today! We will be eternally thank you for Colchester team. We were so lucky as both myself and my husband had fertility problems and we were only given a 35% chance of it working and boom it worked first time! We have 3 frosties too....
Thank you so much to everyone at Colchester behind the scenes as well as all the Drs and nurses we see x ... See MoreSee Less
Having a baby had always been the last thing on Vicki’s mind until, one Christmas shopping trip, she accidentally found out one of her friends was pregnant. Weeks, months and years of trying followe...