Infertility at Christmas
Christmas. It’s one of the hardest times of the year with infertility.
I found everything felt magnified at Christmas. The end of yet another year without a baby. It was tough.
I also found it often painful being surrounded by family and friends, everyone with kids. And I would often get bombarded with awkward and insensitive questions or advice.
If you’re struggling this Christmas, please know your feelings are valid and you’re not alone. Lean on the #ttccommunity to get through it and be kind to yourself.
It's also OK to skip a Christmas party. If you're attending a Christmas party, here’s some tips you may find useful:
✨Set boundaries to suit you
✨If you don’t feel like attending an event, don’t attend. Don’t put pressure on yourself.
✨Set time limits for how long you attend an event
✨Have a solid excuse and end time
✨It’s ok to set boundaries and say no to things
✨If you don’t feel comfortable going, don’t go
✨If you get there and don’t feel comfortable, leave
✨Always put your feelings first and be honest with your partner