Every one of us is guilty of not looking after ourselves as much as we should – particularly when having fertility treatment.
Along with the myriad things to keep on top of (tracking ovulation, optimising our diet for fertility, fertility appointments, and, and, and) remembering to also look after ourselves can fall by the wayside.
But can we afford to not show ourselves love and self-care on a fertility journey? Not really.
At Fertility Help Hub, we know the importance of self-care when having fertility treatment and research shows that pessimism can be a risk factor for the failure of IVF. Yet it can be difficult to know how to stay positive when having IVF, so we asked you for the best self-care techniques when in the midst of fertility treatment.
Below, we’ve rounded up 16 top tips for self-care during fertility treatment – straight from our fertility community.
Words by Holly Pigache, advice from our community