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How to be supportive to someone with fertility issues
I work with women who are facing difficulties along their journey towards conception. I often hear how the news of a friend's pregnancy has impacted on them or how the constant inflow of advice from family and friends is overwhelming. I work with women to build their inner strength, resilience and self-help tools to rebalance following uncomfortable conversations and situations. If you know somebody who is facing fertility issues, go back to the connection that you have with them. Be open and honest and ask them what they need, how can you best support them? Don't assume that you know what's best for them.
This article by Nicky Reed from Nature 4 life offers a very helpful guide on how to support a friend or loved one who is experiencing fertility issues. It can feel extremely lonely when going through fertility treatment, by remaining present instead of recoiling through fear of not knowing how to be, could make a huge difference to somebody. Be the light that brightens somebody's dark day.
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