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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
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
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
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
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
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