Christmas can be an especially difficult time of year for those facing fertility issues; that is why this December, Fertility Network UK is bringing you the largest and most comprehensive fertility and wellbeing event in Wales.
Cardiff. Saturday 1st December 2018. 10:00am – 3:30pm
This free event will bring together NHS and private clinics, practitioners and support agencies.
- Join us for information, support and expert advice all in one place.
- Hear talks covering many aspects of fertility, nutrition and emotional wellbeing.
- Discuss clinical and donor treatment options, surrogacy, alternative family options and complementary therapies.
- Get face-to-face support and advice on coping strategies and ways to look after yourself over the Christmas period and beyond.
Venue: Park Plaza hotel, Greyfriars road, Cardiff, CF10 3AL
10:30am: BBC Wales’ Lucy Owen: Lucy shares her personal experience of fertility and how, as a couple, they coped with the ups and downs.
11:30am: Fertility Network’s Anya Sizer: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year?” How to stay sane when facing treatment and the holiday season.
Anya has worked in the fertility sector for 12 years and with Fertility Network for 2 years as their Regional Organiser for London. She has been through 6 years of treatment which resulted in her 2 children from IVF and also her son who she adopted 5 years ago. Anya regularly speaks in the media about the realities of infertility and is passionate about patients finding the support and care they need.
2:00pm: Good Nutrition First’s Tricia Lowe: How to eat well and keep healthy at Christmas.
Tricia trained as a Nutritional Therapist with the College of Naturopathic Medicine and now sees clients on an individual basis providing personalised nutritional support. She also gives group talks about healthy eating and lifestyle, and provides workshops and talks for companies who offer wellbeing support to their staff. Tricia is fascinated by the science of nutrition, a rapidly growing area of research, which evidences how the food we eat and our lifestyle impacts upon so many areas of health- including hormonal health and fertility.