Posts Tagged ‘infertility’

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We are 1 in 8

Listen up — We are 1 in 8. I may have been the one with endometriosis and adenomyosis, but my husband was there with me, every step of the way. He administered my injections, attended countless appointments, nursed me through procedures and surgeries, dried my tears, held my hand, and somehow never lost hope. I […]

Listen Up

April 23-29th is National Infertility Awareness Week. One in eight couples struggle to build a family – that’s an estimated 15% of couples in America. Despite what the media often portrays, infertility does not always end with a long-awaited and much-wanted baby. Many people, myself included, have surrendered to a childless life after struggling with […]

On Infertility, and Baby Loss, and Childlessness

In case maybe you were wondering, on August 11, 2016, my husband and I transferred our last beautiful embryo — and then we waited, and hoped, and dreamed, and imagined our life as parents. As much as I wish I could say otherwise, the transfer was not successful. We are not pregnant. We are disappointed, and angry, […]

June 2, 2016

Today was to be my due date. The day I would become a mother. They day we would become a family. I’m so sorry that I will never meet my sweet baby girl, or see her face, or hear her laughter, or teach her about the world an all the beautiful things in it. I’m […]

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