Fertility In The Workplace – Preparing Yourself for Treatment and Navigating Relationships
6 Mar 2024
Preparing yourself for treatment and navigating relationships – Wednesday 6th March, 12pm
When preparing for a round of treatment, especially when it is your first, it can feel daunting and there are some things you can do to prepare yourself. It is also recognised that there can be strain and an impact on relationships and work. This can further add to the pressure of treatment but there are things you can do to support yourself.
This session aims to give you some tips on:
- How to navigate relationships
- How to prepare for your first round of treatment
- How to manage work and treatment
About the speaker
Jackie is an accredited Independent Counsellor, specialising in fertility counselling for 15 years. She has worked with the Bourn Hall Clinic since 2008 and the Cambridge IVF clinic since 2011 providing a safe and confidential space to help support the feelings of patients through what can be a sensitive and emotionally difficult time, full of uncertainty. Jackie’s work includes all areas of fertility counselling and at any stage of treatment, working towards infertility resolution including things like implications, support and therapeutic counselling. Jackie is passionate about her work, helping to support individuals and couples who are experiencing infertility and fertility treatment. She has personal experiences with infertility and has an empathic understanding of some of the feelings and issues involved in treatment.
If you have any questions, please contact FITW@fertilitynetworkuk.org
Fertility in the Workplace have crafted these wellbeing programme to particularly support SMEs, business owners, or even those who are unemployed. We are supported by the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund, part of a partnership programme between Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England, and UK Health Security Agency, to support the government’s strategy aimed at improving Women’s Health and supporting them to remain in the workplace.