Category Archives: Blame

Unwanted

I was speaking with a colleague who told me of a coworker who experienced infertility issues. He/she works as Child Protective Services social worker.  Her coworker was handed cases for which infants needed to be removed from their homes to keep them … Continue reading

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You Are Going To Know

When I went through my first round of IVF I started a journal to help me process my thoughts.  I also thought that my journal could be a great resource for someone else if I decided to pass it on. … Continue reading

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The Weight of the World (For the Guys)

I often wonder what the process of infertility is for the guys, especially when the cause of infertility is due to a medical issue pertaining to him.  On the surface it looks like all the guy has to do is give … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

It is easy when you are deep into infertility treatments to want to find something or someone to blame.  In the early stages of an infertility diagnosis doctors often will run tests to see if the issues are coming from … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week: Myth Busters

This week on Resolve’s web page they are allowing bloggers to submit myth busting posts (http://www.resolve.org/national-infertility-awareness-week/bust-a-myth-blog-submissions.html).  I was reading through the submissions and noticed many people are submitting posts that bust the same myths.  This tells me a couple of … Continue reading

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It Is Not You, It Is Me

I personally know several couples who have struggled with infertility and have read of may others who chose to keep their struggles a secret from those closest to them until after they conceive, deliver, or adopt.  Many of them have … Continue reading

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