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Patrick McCarthy
Infertility, What To Say?

Infertility, What To Say?

1 MINUTE READ There are plenty of ways to support a friend who is trying to conceive. Read on for our helping tips on what to say to someone who's trying to get pregnant. Recent research by Proceive along with Mummy Pages highlights how women feel when they are asked are they are trying for a baby. The hardest part of the conception journey reported by our mums-to-be is when people enquire if they are ‘trying’ or by reminding them that their biological ‘clock is ticking’ (33%), when their friends make their own baby announcements (31%), and seeing pregnant women...

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Patrick McCarthy
TTC Christmas Survival Kit

TTC Christmas Survival Kit

While most of really look forward to the festive season this year, It is important to remember the holidays can be a very difficult time for a lot of people for a wide variety of reasons. Family time can be lovely but can also be tense and tiring at times. Christmas revolves a lot around children and the joy and excitement they experience with the thoughts of Santa coming. We have compiled a few tips to help you survive the festive season while trying to conceive: Be considerate of friends and family members and avoid asking questions which might be...

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Patrick McCarthy
Vitamin D & Fertility

Vitamin D & Fertility

When planning for a baby taking care of yourself in the lead up to conception is just as important as taking care of yourself during pregnancy. The time before you conceive gives you an ideal opportunity to evaluate your nutrition and general lifestyle and make changes where necessary. Our Nutritionist Gaye Godkin looks at the latest research on the role of Vitamin D in relation to fertility, conception and pregnancy. VITAMIN D Vitamin D is also known as the sunshine vitamin because it is produced by the body’s reaction to the sun. Despite its name, vitamin D is not actually...

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