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Fast Food & Infertility: What’s the Connection?

Fast Food & Infertility: What’s the Connection?

{June 1, 2018} Food. For many, it’s a source of fuel, a necessity that keeps them humming through life. For more, food is often entertainment, a best friend, a quiet respite after a weary day. For women on the path to parenthood, however, food, specifically fast...

More Than The Baby Blues

More Than The Baby Blues

{May 29, 2018} Overcoming the trials of infertility can be one of the most emotionally challenging endeavors a woman can endure. For millions of new moms, however, the rollercoaster of post-pregnancy hormones can trigger a new challenge: postpartum depression. The...

Stronger Together

Stronger Together

{April 27, 2018} 7 years.  84 months.  0 missed periods.  36 doses of Clomid.  3 doses of Femara. Too many injectables to count.  1 IUI.  2 of IVF.  I am 1 in 8.  I am one of the 6.1 million women in the US who struggle with infertility.  And although nearly 10% of us...

Hope Endures

Hope Endures

It’s been a long seven years that I’ve had the opportunity, misfortune and blessing in dealing firsthand with this thing. This sometimes very cruel and mean thing called infertility. This thing that can’t help but change you (though usually for the...

Life After Infertility

{May 2, 2017} Life after infertility. Is there one? If you would’ve asked me 5 or 6 years ago, I probably would’ve never believed that there was. Nor that there would be moments that didn’t entirely orbit around the subject. But, the reality is that just as the...

Crossroads

{February 21, 2017} Infertility set aside, life is full of crossroads.  Intersections where life events present you with mixed emotions, multiple options and pathways that diverge unexpectedly. Some of these intersections are more memorable, more joyous, and even more...

Music Speaks

{February 14, 2017} Hans Christian Andersen once said, “Where words fail, music speaks.” We tend to agree with him. Infertility sufferers often fall into one of two camps: those who suffer in silence and those who live through it out loud. No one option is better than...

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