Coping with infertility
Fertility support group
The London Women's Clinic support group is for LWC patients and non patients who find themselves trying to cope with the demands of fertility treatment. The group is held once a month to share experiences, offer peer support and swap ideas and resources on how to help cope during this time. The group is very informal, lively and incredibly warm.
Everyone is welcome no matter what stage of treatment they are at and no matter what their specific circumstances. The group is proud to always have a mixture of heterosexual, same sex couples and single women all attending with the same hope of creating their own unique family. It is realising that you are not alone in this situation which is one of the key elements to the success of the group.
Upcoming support groups:
- Monday 24th April 7pm-8.15pm
- Monday 22nd May 7pm-8.15pm
- Monday 26th June 7pm-8.15pm
All support groups take place at 112 Harley Street (opposite LWC).
Upcoming support groups in Kent:
- Thursday 11th May 6:30pm-8pm
- Thursday 15th June 6:30pm-8pm
- Thursday 13th July 6:30pm-8pm
All Kent support groups take place at the LWC Kent, 72 Dunstan Street, Canterbury CT2 8BL.
For more information please email Cindy.Charles@londonwomensclinic.com
Here are some of the thoughts from those who have attended the support group...
"The group gives such a support feel. It is so important in a process that is so full of frustration, tension and sense of failure."
"The group was great in that it helped us realise we're neither alone, nor weird in what we have been experiencing through our IVF journey so far."
"It is super that the LWC opens up the support group to those not receiving treatment there. It was lovely to meet other people going through similar experiences."
"I have never before attended any sort of support group, mainly because I am rubbish at talking about me. It really helped me to listen to others share their story and on the train on the way home I felt my feelings were normal. I also felt slightly less alone and for that I thank you so much."