infertility

  1. Conceiving

    The worst questions you can ask someone facing infertility

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    When my son was born, I joined a Mommy & Me group. There are 12 active members and the only other mom of one recently announced that...
  2. Conceiving

    Infertility lessons learned

    I have lived through countless moves, a layoff, a divorce and lost my both parents at the same time and yet nothing could have...
  3. Conceiving

    Join the movement: National Infertility Awareness Week

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    Since 1989 RESOLVE has organized National Infertility Awareness Week. One week to help bring infertility support groups to every...
  4. Conceiving

    How to find the humor in infertility

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    Mortifying at first, laughing at infertility can be extremely helpful!
  5. Conceiving

    How infertility is impacting my child

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    My husband and I decided not to shield our 3-1/2-year-old from the daily shots and handfuls of vitamins and herbs, but it wasn’t...
  6. Conceiving

    How I coped with bed rest after IVF

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    Moving from bed to couch and stopping only to pee along the way was how I spent 72 hours after my first embryo transfer. It was the...
  7. Conditions

    How fitness affects your fertility

    While you can be sure that a fitness-oriented life will deliver a wealth of health benefits, there are no definite answers when it...
  8. Conceiving

    Staying grateful while facing infertility

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    Beyond just coping and getting through one cycle to the next, when you’re on the infertility roller coaster you need to remind...
  9. Conceiving

    Quotes to tape to your bathroom mirror

    I'm sharing a collection of quotes to help inspire and empower you through your most difficult days on your infertility journey.
  10. Conceiving

    Can your marriage survive infertility?

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    While most fertility treatments are performed on the woman, and are happening to the woman’s body, you and your partner are in this...
  11. Conceiving

    Time to shop around for a new reproductive endocrinologist

    The relationship you have with your reproductive endocrinologist is critical! Being treated for infertility is an emotionally...
  12. Conditions

    Amenorrhea: Dieting to the extreme

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    With beach season looming, the multitude of get-thin-quick gimmicks seems to be growing by the second. Magazine headlines,...
  13. Conceiving

    Acupuncture for infertility: On pins and needles

    A common and effective practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) today is to have an acupuncture treatment immediately before...
  14. Conceiving

    Losing a pregnancy: When tears are not enough

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    After each miscarriage I suffered, I felt a burning need to do something — or rather have something — to remind me and to...
  15. Conceiving

    TTC: I quit!

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    After months and months of shelling out thousands of dollars, spending hour after hour in your RE’s waiting room, undergoing...
  16. Conceiving

    The shrinking American family

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    A recent article published by the Pew Research Center explores the declining birth rate in the U.S. What does this mean for our...
  17. Mom & Dad

    Beyond the birds and the bees: Kids and assisted reproduction

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    It can be daunting enough to talk to your kids about how babies are made the old-fashioned way, but with so many families created by...
  18. Conceiving

    The infertile library

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    Throughout my infertility journey I have learned so much about myself. One of the most important discoveries is to be my own...
  19. Conceiving

    Infertility: With a little help from your friends

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    I attended my first RESOLVE (The National Infertility Association) support group meeting with much trepidation, and now that I’ve...
  20. Conceiving

    Holding on to hope during infertility

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    According to the National Survey of Family Growth, one in seven couples grapple with secondary infertility, a couple’s inability to...