Fertility Blog – Yoga for Fertility 

Melinda Rushe

Since 2008 I’ve been helping women find calm during their fertility journey. This blog is a home for all things yoga and fertility. I write about breathing techniques that reduce stress and find calm, poses that bring a greater blood supply to the reproductive organs and lots of posts about reframing thoughts to balance out negative thinking. If you’re feeling anxious about your fertility journey, come and join our community of women who are travelling a similar path.

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TTC: How to manage difficult mothers

TTC: Let's talk about how to manage difficult mothers as you ttc*. Time and again I hear stories of anguish and heartache due to disappointing behaviour from the one person you need support from the [...]

TTC: 3 ways to heal guilt and shame

TTC: How many times have you felt guilty as you ttc? Guilt is such a corrosive emotion that I felt many times during my fertility journey. I read this on my insta feed today which [...]

TTC: 5 lessons I learned while waiting for my baby to come to me

TTC: If you are not naturally patient, your ttc journey usually gives you a crash course in it. I hated having to be patient. Waiting has never been my strong point. I wanted to be [...]

5 ways to sleep better as you TTC

TTC: I'm not really into new year resolutions. Instead, I like to think of one word that I would like to try and incorporate more into my life the following year. Then when I'm up [...]

TTC: A new phrase to help when you’re being self-critical

TTC: Have a think back...when your doctor calls you with a negative result, when your beta numbers are falling, when you're waiting for your next period to begin and it's just not coming, when you [...]

TTC: Why the end of the year sucks when you’re TTC (and ways to help)

TTC: When you're trying to have a baby, the end of the year can bring up strong emotions (if it’s combined with a birthday, times that by ten). It’s easy to feel that you haven’t [...]

TTC: Awakening your inner child

TTC: This photo is of me around 4 or 5 years old. Goggles on head, cape towel around my shoulders. Robin to my brothers Batman. I love this photo. It reminds me who I really [...]

TTC: If you were to unfuck yourself, what age would you be?

TTC: ‘Scuse the expletive, but I love this photo. If you were to unfuck yourself, what age would that be? When was it you felt balanced, calm and strong? When did you feel you could [...]