May 19, 2020
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” This is a nice sentiment, but we all know that it’s not true. Words can be very painful at times, and even the simple diagnosis of “infertility” brands us in ways that we can’t describe.
May 12, 2020
When we think of an individual, we like to explore their wellness from seven key areas. Here they are in a nutshell:
March 10, 2020
And if you feel ready, even if you wanna keep it anonymous, we’d love to help you share your story.
March 3, 2020
The idea of loss can mean so much during the journey of infertility. Loss can be thought of in the most literal sense in terms of miscarriage, but can also be the “absence of” and all that this entails.
February 18, 2020
‘FOMO’ didn’t really exist back when we were trying [to conceive]. Trust me, it was there, it’s just that the term hadn’t been created yet. I remember being at a friend’s house for the Big Game and having to cut our enjoyment short to return home to administer drugs. (If I hadn’t been scared of needles and requiring a quiet place to poke myself, we would have stayed.)
February 11, 2020
Communication is one of the most important aspects of a relationship and can sometimes become more difficult during stressful life events/periods, such as dealing with infertility. There are several “ground rules” that can be important when working to improve communication skills.
October 29, 2019
Years ago, while we were in the crux of infertility treatments, I said to my husband, “with technology today, they can get anyone pregnant.” I know I said it out loud, and I really wanted to believe it, but deep down, I had so much fear. I feared that we would be that couple that they couldn’t get pregnant.