Fertility Support Group

Fertility Support Group

Many people encounter emotional challenges during their journey. Infertility can be a stressful experience, but you are not alone. You can join our fertility support group to meet other people, share experiences and swap advice related to fertility treatment.

Upcoming dates:

Monday 27th January 2020
Monday 24th February 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm

All groups are held at:

Westminster Wing
Floor 4, Lift Bank D
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

We welcome you to our support group where you can listen, learn or share your story with other people going through similar experiences. *The group is led by members of the Assisted Conception Unit team such as Fertility Specialists, Embryologists, Specialist Fertility Nurses, Patient Counsellor.

Topics include:

  • Stress of infertility treatment
  • Repeat miscarriage
  • Deciding between alternative treatment options
  • Exploring family building possibilities
  • Using third-party assistance
  • Deciding if third-party reproduction is right for you
  • How to talk to your child and others about your child’s unique beginnings
  • Grief and loss of a genetic connection
  • Impact of past experiences with failed treatment or pregnancy losses
  • Ambivalent feelings regarding pregnancy
  • Coping with the worries and stress of pregnancy
  • Communicating effectively with your support system
  • Strategies to increase confidence in your new identity

To book your place, contact us at acu@chelwest.nhs.uk as spaces are limited.

*Please note this support group is to provide emotional support rather than discuss clinical questions.

To reach a wider support network, you can visit Fertility Network UK.

Contact us

General enquiries
020 3315 8585

Testimonials

"My overall experience at the clinic was very good. The staff are welcoming, thorough in their explanations and understanding. They made a scary process more bearable and I would not change clinics for any reason."

"It is a highly professional and developed unit. We are grateful for your dedication and commitments towards a great cause - Thanks."