The Authentic Eclectic

IVF: Sticky thoughts and serving hatches.

The weird world of IVF. My journey.

A bassinet with a ripped cloth and bear perched atop, in a bare white room near a curtainless window. Trudi Bishop.
Photo by Sandro Gonzalez on Unsplash

I am a veteran of four IVF cycles. None of which resulted in a bouncing ball of joy at the end. But I am ok with that. I am not sure I could have coped with even more medical interference and then child birth itself. It sounds horrific. I faint at the sight of blood, am…



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Trudi Bishop

Trudi Bishop


Kiwi by birth but not always by nature. Spent most of my adult life in the UK. I’ve landed back in NZ, a stranger in a familiar land. Trying to figure this out.