Bernadette Andrews, married at twenty-two and in excellent health, was looking forward to becoming a young mum. But the years went by and baby wasn’t showing up, so she decided to take matters into her own hands.
In these pages, Bernadette reflects on the ups and downs of her fertility journey: the unusual diets, the IVF cycles, the disappointment, the gut-wrenching comparisonitis and the unexpected positives.
In sharing her story, Bernadette hopes to help others experiencing infertility know they’re far from alone, and that there is light at the end of the tunnel, baby or no baby.
Written with honesty and humour, How to Stay Sane on the Baby Making Train pulls the back curtain on an experience one in six couples encounter, making it a must-read if you’re trying to conceive or supporting a friend or family member on their fertility journey.
For sixteen years, Bernadette Andrews has been on and off the baby making train in the hopes of falling pregnant. She has done it all, from IVF and Chinese medicine to naturopathy, acupuncture, hypnotherapy, kinesiology and strict fertility food plans—all while maintaining her humorous and positive vibe.
Bernadette hopes to help others experiencing infertility know they’re not alone, and that you can live a full, purposeful and rewarding life whether you join the mothers club or not.