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I Spent More Than $80,000 To Have My Kids, And I’d Do It Again

I always wanted to be a mother. I loved kids and they loved me. The only problem was, my defective reproductive system didn’t get that memo. Read...
Aleney de Winter of SHESAID    |   11.12.18   |   SHARE
The author with her daughter.

I Will Never Be Pregnant, And I'm Finally OK With That

I never was able to get pregnant. And after five surgeries and two failed rounds of IVF, it was a dream I had to let go of at the age of 28. Read...
Leah Campbell    |   10.18.18   |   SHARE
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Please Stop Telling People Going Through Infertility To "Just Relax"

As someone who went through six years of infertility and who’s now in therapy for it, please stop telling people going through infertility to just Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   09.18.18   |   SHARE
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So why do pregnancy announcements still affect me so much?

Pregnancy Announcements Can Be Hard When Dealing With Infertility

Pregnancy announcements are the norm all over social media. But for someone experiencing infertility, seeing those announcements can be triggering. Read...
Risa Kerslake    |   05.9.18   |   SHARE
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If you’re struggling with infertility, I see you. I know what the isolation of infertility feels like.

For National Infertility Awareness Week, Let's #FlipTheScript

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week and this year’s theme is #FlipTheScript — the goal being to change the conversation about infertility. Read...
Erin Khar   |   04.23.18   |   SHARE
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The subject of infertility is very private in our circles; it is just not something that is talked about in the open.

On Struggling With Infertility In A Hasidic Community

The subject of infertility is very private in our circles; it is just not something that is talked about in the open. I didn’t even tell my Hasidic Read...
Rebecca Beck    |   11.27.17   |   SHARE
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I want us all to carefully consider the terms in which we describe our choices to others in order to pare them from implicit value judgments on other women’s choices.

Stop Judging Women On Their Choice To Have (Or Not Have) Kids

I’m not here to scream from the other side of my parenting choice. What I want is for women’s choices regarding fertility to be supported, full stop. Read...
Amy Monticello of Role Reboot    |   11.10.17   |   SHARE
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This Dad Shows Us The Overwhelming Emotion Of Welcoming A Rainbow Baby

Welcoming any baby is probably the single most emotional experience of the human condition. But welcoming a Rainbow Baby? Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.26.17   |   SHARE
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