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Posts written by Lynsey Moorhead

  1. 13 Apr 2018

    IVF Tips: How to Cope with the 'Two-Week Wait'

    Posted: 13 April 2018 IVF Tips: How to Cope with the 'Two-Week Wait'

    The ‘two-week wait’ is a hot topic on any IVF and TTC forum – it’s the 14-day window before you can take your pregnancy test.

    During this time thoughts of pregnancy are all-consuming, making it hard to carry on ‘as normal’.

    Here are some tips from our fertility support midwife, Lynsey Moorhead, on how to cope:

    Don’t try to avoid it: You’ll be looking for the slightest pregnancy signs and worrying over every twinge. So it’s unrealistic to p...

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  2. 07 Jul 2017

    '2 Week Wait' Tips & Advice: Our Personal Midwifery Support As You Await Treatment Outcome

    Posted: 07 July 2017 '2 Week Wait' Tips & Advice: Our Personal Midwifery Support As You Await Treatment Outcome

    The ‘two week wait’ can be the most trying time in an IVF and fertility treatment cycle, when all treatment processes have finished and you’re waiting to find out if you’re pregnant.

    We know how emotionally hard and stressful this stage can be, as you go between feelings of excitement and worry, looking for even the slightest symptoms and signs of pregnancy.

    But at Manchester Fertility you’re not left alone. Our Fertility Support Midwife, Lynsey Moorhead, is here ...

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