People who are having fertility issues do want to talk. But don’t give them half-assed advice or invalidate their pain.
There’s nothing that women undergoing fertility treatment dread more than the two-week wait. The hassle of clinic visits, painful shots, and intrusive ultrasounds is nothing compared to the misery of the 14 days or so waiting to see if this time it finally worked. Although there isn’t anything to make time go faster (believe me, […]
The struggle with infertility is in many ways a journey. Perhaps a journey that you don’t necessarily wish to be on, but nevertheless, one in which you gain a greater insight, a deeper intuition, and an evolved self-awareness, regardless of how painful it may be. Part of what you learn about yourself is how you […]
As a mother, or as a couple, you must think about and wonder every day what has happened to those precious embryos that you decided to donate back to your fertility clinic after your family was complete. It was a decision not taken lightly, but with contemplation and heartfelt thought for those embryos that were […]
If you’re reading this because it’s addressed to you, I’m sorry. I’m sorry that even though you make it your mission to stay positive and grateful, you wake up every day with an ache in your heart that never seems to go away. I’m sorry that people can be so unrelenting and naïve about your […]
Pregnancy is no walk in the park. With a tiny human slowly growing inside of you for more than 9 months, you are bound to be uncomfortable. But while pregnancy challenges both your mind and body, I’m asking expectant mothers to embrace the bump! Every woman has a right to complain; it’s your body that’s […]