On Monday 7th February at 12pm, I’ll be speaking at Fertifa’s webinar about Fertility in the Public Sector workplace. In the hour …

Social Infertility A recent HFEA report shows that the use of sperm donor with patient eggs has increased hugely over the last …

‘Anyway in which women are made to feel bad about an aspect of their bodies which only females have, reproduces the female-based …

I was delighted to be invited onto the biggest fertility podcast to talk about fertility in the workplace. It was a surreal …

Author Sheila Lamb, the friendliest woman in the fertility community, has written a guest blog to mark the start of National Fertility …

I was invited to talk to Shuaib Khan of Teacher Hug Radio. Shuaib, who admittedly knew little about infertility said he felt …

Pregnancy test adverts show the happy heterosexual couples hugging over the ‘pregnant’ message that appears on the tiny screen they hold in …

World Childless Week was founded in 2017. Since then, on the second week of every September, the community raise awareness around those …

Employees going through fertility treatment have no rights at work. They are not entitled to paid or even unpaid leave for fertility …

Fertility coaching is becoming popular with those trying to conceive. But what is it exactly? We spoke to the lovely fertility coach …

Women make up 75.8% of the teaching workforce. It’s time we do more to support the majority.  Supporting wellness for women through …

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Our founder Caroline was invited to speak to Emma Sheppard from the charity Maternity Teacher Paternity Teacher project. They discussed the lack of …

Lucy (not her real name) is a teacher in a private school, who needed assisted conception to become pregnant, as she is …

Our secret teacher has been trying to conceive (TTC) for 2 years. She has suffered baby loss and a failed embryo transfer …

‘Do you want children’, is an old fashioned question that is a bad fit in the modern world. It’s a question that …

‘I’m an advocate for paid family and medical leave because the benefits are massive and forever… there are huge personal benefits to …

Surrogacy for many of us is an enigma, tarnished with celebrity status and wealth. The reality is that in 2018, 368 parental …

An absence request form and the details required for this might be acceptable if a teacher is asking for time off to …

School leaders who wish to support staff trying to conceive through fertility treatment could support their staff in a number of ways. …

Share statistics. Including statistics can add a persuasive and quantifiable facet to training which will only support it. 1 in 6 people …

The blog post this week has been written by teacher Lisa (not her real name) whose school had a policy in place …

“Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person” Mother Teresa Creating a fertility network is a great way to …

As part of LGBT History month we honour Frida Kahlo. A woman known for her iconic art work, fiery temperament and relationships …

Watching Rhod Gilbert’s documentary ‘Stand up to Infertility’ we learn that male fertility has dropped by 50% over the last 40 years …

The grief of fertility struggles is passing the age you thought you’d be when you have children   The grief of fertility …

 5/5 Infertility can lead us to be envious of not just those with bumps and babies but also those who are …

Infertility does not discriminate; it could affect anyone of us even those who have conceived without medical intervention previously. A fertility policy …

If you have attended fertility appointments with a notebook and a pen the chances are the consultant will have assumed you’re either …

There’s something about fertility treatment where we find ourselves seeking others who have lived through, or are living through similar to us. …

December can be a tough time of year for those who are trying to conceive with every day of the advent calendar …

Fertility treatment has the habit of making teachers feel like they’re not doing very well at their jobs.  Appointments all happen during …

Should is unhelpful and comes from a judgmental place; it is a projection of what other people want us to do, or …

Should men/ partners feel pressured to return to work sooner even though they are experiencing grief?   They haven’t had a physical …

The burgundy book is 20 years out of date. When it is updated, the chances are that paid leave for fertility treatment …

Some of the ways staff could work flexibly throughout fertility treatment are: Compressed hours Late starts Early finishes PPA at home Team …

With the lack of supportive work places for employees undergoing fertility treatment a career break might be the solution. How possible this …