See the Life, Share the Loss

Some texts stop you in your tracks: “Doctor said we’re losing the baby.” Time halts; shock assails. This shouldn’t be happening. Life should be growing. I don’t want her to go through this. As much as you hurt for her, you know what she’s feeling is worse. I’ve walked with many women through the devastation of miscarriage andContinue reading “See the Life, Share the Loss”

Infertility Index: Blogs, books, podcasts, and more

Blogs Waiting for Baby Bird In Due Time It’s Positive I Am Fruitful Hope During Infertility Hilariously Infertile Shelley Writes Joy During Infertility Finding Joy in Infertility Funny Girls of Fertility Ever Upward Our Misconception Embrace Bravery Faith Through PCOS Grace Awaiting For the Love of Joy Infertility and Faith Dreaming of Diapers WARNING: TheContinue reading “Infertility Index: Blogs, books, podcasts, and more”

Listen up: Let’s make the world less crappy for those struggling to have a baby

The world is a lonely place for couples having trouble getting pregnant. It’s hard to feel like you fit into a society where everyone and their giraffe is knocked up, posting pics of their bumps like they’re the universal outfit of the day. Instead of further isolating those who are struggling to grow their families,Continue reading “Listen up: Let’s make the world less crappy for those struggling to have a baby”

20 questions to ask a friend facing infertility

Have you ever asked a dumb question? If you answered no, congratulations! You are the smartest person ever – and a big, fat liar. Posing ignorant inquiries isn’t a practice limited to those whose names end in Kardashian. We all have asked someone a question that was irrational, tactless, ill-advised, or utterly asinine. Circumstances thatContinue reading “20 questions to ask a friend facing infertility”

You are not alone

  I sat, staring at the backyard. My eyes perceived the scenery before me – the pale sky, the slender birch trees, the too tall grass – as my mind envisioned children laughing, rolling down the hill, blowing puffs of dandelions, and running to me for a kiss after falling down and scraping a knee.Continue reading “You are not alone”