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A Bump in the Road: A Story of Fertility, Hope and Trying Again (Hardback)

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The second book from the Sunday Times bestselling author

'Honest, open, emotional and powerful... in this book, once more, her heart is laid bare' Giovanna Fletcher

'I didn't want to put it down' Jools Oliver

'Raw and honest... like a letter from a friend' Sarah Turner, The Unmumsy Mum

'Beautifully emotional and healing' Genelle Aldred

'Heartbreaking yet uplifting... I was truly holding my breath' Cat Strawbridge, The Finally Pregnant podcast


'It turns out there are plenty of us: the unlucky ones. The women whose journey into motherhood, or whose yearning for more children, has yet to be fulfilled by the universe. I am certain that in so many parts of my story I really am not the only one to have gone through it, so it makes sense to write it all down. For all of us - and for any parents who might go through some of what we did in the future too. So here it is, our journey to a rainbow. A story of fertility, trying again and, above all, hope.'

After the death of her three-day-old son Teddy in 2016, Elle Wright never expected what came next - that the path to bringing home a living child could be so winding. Elle's loss was followed by three and a half years of endless waiting.

She and her husband waited for test results, hospital appointments and so many new procedures to help with their experience of secondary infertility. This wait included friends announcing their happy news whilst Elle was experiencing three rounds of IVF and the loss of three more babies.

Months and years slipped by, of immense physical and emotional toll, and still those two lines were just out of reach. Faced with constant questions, drugs, negative tests, tears, loss, frustration and so many more tears, throughout it all Elle managed to still believe that one day it would happen for her, somehow...

A Bump in the Road reflects the reality of becoming a parent for thousands of people like Elle who have difficulty conceiving in the UK today. It captures Elle's journey to a rainbow, comforting through her beautifully written words with a story of fertility that might just reflect yours, too.

BiographyMemoirs Publisher: Bonnier Books Ltd Publication Date: 29/04/2021 ISBN-13: 9781788703895  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Elle Wright is a wife, mother of two, blogger and author. After the death of her son, Teddy, at three days old, Elle started writing to navigate her new life and as a way to feel purpose again. Her Feathering The Empty Nest blog is a way of finding light in darkness, positivity in times of desperation and, hopefully, making a few people laugh along the way. She and her husband celebrated the safe arrival of their baby daughter in July 2020. Elle was the 2018 recipient of the Mum's Voice Award from Tommy's, the baby charity, which celebrates one mum who has spoken out about her own pregnancy experience and given hope to others. You can find Elle at www.featheringtheemptynest.co.uk and instagram.com/feathering_the_empty_nest.

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