Category Archives: Myths

Anticipated Loss Makes It Easier – Or Does It?

I was talking with a woman who has struggled with infertility.  She has experienced a few miscarriages following infertility treatment.  She told me one of the things that struck her most is how people assumed that she should be okay … Continue reading

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Misinterpreted

I over heard someone taking the other day about their experience with IVF.  Her tone was different from most.  I have enough experience as a social worker to know that people cope with difficult situations in different ways. I don’t … 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 Just The Hormones Speaking

Far to many relate the feelings that a person going through fertility is having to the hormones.  “It is just the hormones speaking”.   Hormones likely cause mood swings, but mood and feelings are completely different animals.  It is important … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week Blog Posts

I was reading some of the myth busters on Resolve’s website during National Infertility Awareness Week and came across the following posts/blogs that I thought maybe helpful to some of my readers.  There are too many to list, so I … 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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Hollywood Assumptions

Although I respect some Hollywood stars for taking on the task of playing roles of individuals who are experiencing infertilty, it amazing what misinformation it puts out there about the processes.  The other day I told someone about trying to … Continue reading

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