INSTAGRAM: 10 of the BEST Infertility Accounts

Where do you start on Instragam? Who is worth a follow? There are plenty of accounts on Instagram focused on fertility treatment and infertility support along with an active and friendly infertility community.  It can be a lifesaver, a way of making you feel less alone throughout your fertility struggles.  In the view of The Preggers Kitchen, here are 10 of the best Instagram accounts on infertility.


Emma Cannon @emmalcannon

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Who are they?

Emma Cannon is a fertility and women’s health expert, registered acupuncturist, founder of the Emma Cannon Clinic, and a mentor and speaker. With over 20 years in clinical practice from her fertility rooms she has helped countless patients achieve their dream of having a family. She is the author of four books including the best-selling The Baby Making Bible. 

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Holistic (sometimes hippy) inspiration.  Emma Cannon takes a completely holistic approach to fertility and to healing.  Her Instagram account features diet tips, acupuncture, natural healing, woo woo wisdom and books, amongst other things.  If you are in to the natural approach to fixing your fertility, you have to check it out.


How To Buy a Baby @howtobuyababy

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Who are they?

Canadian Wendy Litner, ex lawyer turned writer (the one with the amazing crazy red curly hair) has endured multiple unsuccessful rounds of fertility treatments.  Turning her pain to a good cause she now writes about infertility and IVF to spread the message.  Wendy writes for prestigious publications such as the Huffington Post but may be best known for the fantastic How To Buy A Baby comedy series on IVF for CBCComedy.

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Infertility humour.  Wendy is hilarious and so is her Instagram account.  She posts on the astute and funny ways that infertility manages to slip into our everyday life and provides an uplifting and lighthearted account.  This is coupled with 'fertilifacts' that provide raw hard truths about infertility that leave the reader nodding in agreement.


The Ovaryaction @theoveryaction

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Who are they?

A 26 year old Cornish lass posting about her fight for fertility against amenorrhea and polycystic ovaries, along with her honest experience of fertility treatments.  It provides a daily account of the battle with fertility.

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Watching a fertility story unfold in real time. The Ovaryaction's beautiful posts provide a glimpse in real time into the life of someone struggling with infertility.  There are food inspirations, quotes, illustrations, personal pictures and the odd needle or two, all charting her daily experience with tackling infertility.  It is a very real and honest, yet professional looking, personal account that is a must follow for others in the same boat. 


IVF Babble @IVFbabble

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Who are they?

Sara and Tracey run an online fertility magazine after both going through IUI and IVF themselves, resulting in twins for both ladies.  Well known as the creators of the #IVFStrongerTogether campaign and the utterly adorable pineapple pins as a sign of support for those going through infertility treatment and IVF.

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Fertility events and finding support.  The IVF Babble account is full of news about the latest infertility meet ups, support groups, tipbits from the media on infertility and support.  If you want to keep up with what is happening in the world of infertility and IVF or in desperate need of locating a supportive community to give you that must needed boost in morale, following this account is a must.


Infertility Illustrated @infertility_illustrated

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Who are they?

An illustrator who knocks up drawings about infertility that look deep into your soul.  A woman suffering with infertility and a fabulous ability to draw is able to capture the honest and raw emotions fertility struggles stir up inside of us and relay them onto paper in a visual form.  

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Explaining how infertility feels.  The feelings resulting from fertility struggles are often hard to describe in words, so why not use drawings and cut out the middle man.  Visually impactful, totally honest and 100% hitting the nail on the head, Infertility Illustrated drawings are a perfect description of what goes on in the life and minds of those who experience infertility.


Mans IVF View @mansivfview

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Who are they?

An anonymous man posting about the male perspective of going through IVF treatment with the aim of maybe along the way helping out some fellow gents going through the same process.

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The male perspective on fertility treatments.  So many Instagram fertility accounts are run by women, but this account provides a funny, lighthearted and honest account of what the male side endure, including their unique perspective and an insight into that forbidden room... the sperm sample room.  A great account to follow for men going through fertility treatment or for women who want a better understanding of what their male partner may be feeling.


The Fertility Kitchen @thefertilitykitchen

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Who are they?

Charlotte, a mother of two boys through IVF after 3 years of fertility struggles, is currently studying for a Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and runs an impeccably presented Instagram account and website dedicated to fertility nutrition. 

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Fertility food porn.  The recipes are geared towards improving fertility; they are indulgent, beautifully photographed and totally drool worthy.   Spot something you want to eat on the account (and there will be plenty to choose from) and then head over to The Fertility Kitchen website where the recipes are available for free.  The account focuses on learning how to nourish the body, not just physically through food but also emotionally and spiritually in order to give us the best chance of conception.  But it is mainly lots and lots of delicious food!


Fertile Girl @fertilegirl

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Who are they?

Founded by Allison and her husband Jonathan, after many rounds of medications, procedures, and negative pregnancy tests, to change the conversation around fertility from isolating, confusing, and stressful to one that is hopeful, rewarding, and empowering.  No more stigma.

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Real life fertility stories.  Inspirational quotes and factual info is tucked in around the main focus of this account - real life stories from real couples going through infertility.  It is full of people just like you and me sharing their treatments, struggles, successes, highs and lows, bearing it all out in the open to help change the narrative around infertility.


90 Days to Better Eggs @_90days_

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Who are they?

A mother trying for baby number 2 after 7 ICSI cycles.  She spent 90 days improving her egg quality by focusing on her health and fertility.  She is a self proclaimed 'No expert', but instead she is just one well read woman on a mission to improve her eggs and inspiring others along the way.

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Tips for lifestyle changes.  Full of things you'll want to try, this account showcases meals, fertility books, smoothies, toxic free living and plenty more to inspire change and improve fertility.  Definitely worth starting at the beginning of this account and working up to the current day so that nothing is missed.

 


Self Therapista @selftherapista

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Who are they?

Nora Leinad is a designer and illustrator who draws about her struggles with fertility, losing a baby and being a new mother.  

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Provoking thought.  These simple yet sometimes heart wrenching drawings deal with the difficult topics of loss, infertility and their related emotions.  The minimalist style can leave the viewer pondering what the drawing means for them and allows for an open interpretation that relates to their own experiences.  Honest, heartbreaking and beautiful drawings that are definitely worth a follow.