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Children are so easy to love. Their innocence, playfulness and curiosity are refreshing to be around, even now in the midst of my own fertility challenges and experiences with pregnancy loss. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that I was the eldest child and the first grandchild in my family, which meant…

Cheers, dear readers,   I’m writing you today with a happy heart! Last night was a bit of a breakthrough for me – an infertile “barren” woman’s moment of enjoying a small sweet victory. And believe me, I’ll take all of the little (and big) victories that I can! We all can! No one told…

I wonder who you’ll look like. Will your hair fall down in curls? Will you be a momma’s boy? Or daddy’s little girl? Are you a poet or a dancer, a devil or a clown? Or some strange new combination of the things we’ve handed down? – Marc Cohn, The Things We’ve Handed Down Hello…

Having been through 2 full rounds of IVF and 4 frozen embryo transfers, I feel like now would be a good time to draw up a few survival tips from our experience. Everyone’s experience of IVF will be slightly different but there are some common themes so if you’re going through it or about to…

Embarking on the journey of assisted conception, you will come across an array of words and abbreviations that can make the journey even more confusing than it already is, so this post goes out to everyone at the start of their journey; whether you’re about to have your first doctor’s appointment or just contemplating giving…

Cheers, dear readers,   I hope that you have been enjoying our latest audio interviews with authors and advocates Lisa Manterfield and Mary Wong. It was an absolute pleasure interviewing both of them and getting to really dig in to their experiences as well as their wisdom and even humor as it relates to each…

Hi Internets! Eric here again, and I’m not going to lie, this week is kind of a tough one. It’s been tough for me to write, and it may be kind of tough to read. But I think it’s a subject worth talking about. As many of you have probably heard, there’s a lot of…

Cheers, dear readers,   If you’re anything like me, you shake your fist at the day you were labeled “infertile.” What a horrible word that no one ever thinks will get attached to them. I know I didn’t – it was a shock. That word brings about feelings of hopelessness. And it seems so definitive,…

It’s easy to be happy some days. It’s easy to be optimistic, hopeful and positive that at some point things will turn around again. On those days, I have this inner knowing that eventually I will wake up feeling alive, blessed and centred in the family focused life I’ve always dreamed of. Yet, at the…

Cathy & Eric talk about how they tried to overcome their infertility and depression by focussing on their physical fitness. Watch on …

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