Category Archives: Motherhood

Is This Real?

The process of any infertility treatment is not easy.  Thoughout the process you not only question what techniques are being used and how you got to that point – but you also begin to question who you are, if you … Continue reading

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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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This is somewhat unrelated, but a story of resiliency.   My sister-in-law has downs syndrome.  She participates in a choir for individuals with disabilities.  Last night they had a fundraiser. I was looking at the faces of all the choir participants … 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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Roll Of The Dice

One fear I think many women have entering fertility treatment is the possibility of multiples.  We hear all the stories about octomom in the headlines and don’t want to end up a mom with 8 babies all at once.  Parenthood … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can trigger an emotional response that you had not predicted.  I have a message for those of you who wish to be parents, but thus far have not had success.  Do not think of Mother’s Day as a … Continue reading

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Is One Enough? Busting a Myth

Infertility treatments take their toll on your body, mind and spirit.  It is something that takes consideration prior to trying again after having a successful live birth.   Dreams for a family do not necessarily change because of the steps necessary to … Continue reading

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