Infertility

10 reasons why headteachers need a staff policy in support of IVF

Infertility does not discriminate; it could affect anyone of us even those who have conceived without medical intervention previously. A fertility policy in every school would work towards serving both male and female teachers who are experiencing infertility, so that they feel understood. A policy could also be a way to tackle the ignorance of …

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What fertility clinics could learn from teachers

If you have attended fertility appointments with a notebook and a pen the chances are the consultant will have assumed you’re either a teacher or a lawyer. Teachers know the importance of preparing the right questions for their students, and of probing for deeper understanding. They’re passionate about life learning and this extends beyond the …

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Would you benefit from taking a career break when going through fertility treatment?

With the lack of supportive work places for employees undergoing fertility treatment a career break might be the solution. How possible this is, however, is another thing: to take anything from a school term to a year off in an attempt to start a family is expensive in itself particularly when there are clinic bills …

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