Some Tips to Get You Through Christmas (fertilitybristol.com)
‘If you’ve been trying unsuccessfully for a long time and are not yet lucky enough to have the baby you long for, then this time of year can trigger a range of painful feelings. It can be a heart breaking reminder of your lack of a baby, or a second child that you’ve always wanted.’
A sensitive and thoughtful article by fertility counsellor Wendy Martin, whose work has encompassed donor conception for many years and is well known to us here at DCN. Wendy talks about how the traditional focus on children and family at this time of year can be all-too-painful and challenging for those who’ve been trying without success for a longed for child, and how best (and realistically) you can plan ways to ensure your own needs are met when responding to the demands of others.