I Have to Get Pregnant Naturally!!

Do you tell yourself that getting pregnant absolutely has to be natural? Do you scream at yourself that your body MUST work. You may berate yourself in frustration that this is what a woman is put on the earth to do. This pressure-filled compulsory requirement is usually filled with worry and humiliation. How does this pressure drive you?… Read More

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Why the Infertility Finish Line Keeps Moving

The desire to have a baby is primal for many people. We want it. It’s natural. We were promised that it was easy. Fall in love. Have sex once. Get pregnant. Have a baby. But for more than 7.3 million people in the United States, be they straight, gay, or single, it is not easy and we have to think about other possibilities. One beautiful client told me, “It is getting harder to get ourselves to the start line.  The band is kind of playing.” Read more…

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Tell Your Infertility Story and Re-write It for Yourself

The week of April 19-25, 2020 is RESOLVE’s National Infertility Awareness Week.  This is an opportunity to tell your story, empower yourself, and receive support from others for the difficulty and trauma of infertility.  The theme this year is #MyInfertilityStory.  It’s your turn. #NIAW2020

Yes, there is the story about the time and the many efforts you have been involved in to get to parenting. So many appointments and hundreds of injections. The financial hardship. The hope and Read more…

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40 Ways Infertility and Covid-19 are too much alike (we hates them both, precious)

  • Infertility and Covid-19 are scary medical conditions.
  • You may or may not have symptoms.
  • You don’t know how you got it or how to get rid of it.
  • Now everyone is on the rollercoaster.
  • Your friends and family may downplay your concerns.
  • Everybody doesn’t know what to do.
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Use Both/And To Find Perspective to Cope with Infertility and Covid-19

As I write this blog post, many of you are as mad as hornets about your fertility clinics closing due to shock, despair, fear of losing time, infuriated, blocked, lacking control. You literally cannot go to your clinic because it is closed, with one exception: cancer. Thank goodness you do not have cancer… Read More >>

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