Guest Authors

Alice’s Story… IVF

What were you like as a kid? Were you a leader? Did you like sport or music?   I was quite eccentric. At five years old I would style myself in red wellies with a bridesmaid dress, then accessorise w...

Natalie’s Story… The Fertility Podcast

Instagram @fertilitypoddy Hey there, I'm Natalie Silverman, host of The Fertility Podcast. My podcast is for anyone looking to find out more about issues affecting your fertility, especially if you don’t want ...

Dionne’s Story… Endometriosis

And a letter to the Scottish Government 1 in 10 people suffer from Endometriosis and I am one of those individuals. The last few years I have been made aware of what changes need to happen within the system we...

Aimey’s Story… PCOS & Endometriosis

My periods were what I’d call ‘normal’ until I reached the age of 19. Then they started to become really heavy, irregular and painful. I’d be out with friends and go from not bleeding at all to leaking heavily ...

Kirsty-Louise’s Story… Endometriosis

My name is Kirsty-Louise, I’m 27 and I have endometriosis. Sat nervously waiting for my name to be called out, this is my 7th GP’s appointment in as many months. Sat running through in my head exactly what I...

Survivors Guilt… Pregnancy after IVF

By Jessica - Instagram @infertilityandlife I always thought that getting pregnant would be the answer to my dreams… and of course in many ways it absolutely has been.  However, there have been unexpected feeli...

Keisha’s story… Endometriosis

I am Keisha and I am 27 years old. My journey started when I was 11 years old, when I had my first period. I was told around 10 years ago they thought I had endometriosis, initially I was told they thought I ha...

Megan’s Story… Endometriosis

Hello my name is Megan and I am 16 years old. I was diagnosed with endometriosis on the 14th of February 2018. I was only 15. Since I was 13 I was in and out of hospital with stomach pain, sickness, headache...

Karen’s Story… Endometriosis

My story began a few months after my 10th birthday. I was horrified to get my period, years ahead of my peers. The pain was dreadful, I was constantly drained & exhausted, but I just thought that was due to...

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