Infertility: A Disease Uncovered

Guest Post: Samantha Sullivan 80 million people worldwide are affected by an illness called infertility,  (Tara M. Cousineau PhD. (Senior staff psychologist), 2007) despite that fact, there is very little public knowledge or awareness about it. 7.3 million women in the U.S. have sought treatment for infertility (Iris G. Insogna, 2018) but, for many reasons the […]

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Retiring my Hope

This weekend I cleaned out all of Thea’s baby clothes. I was over the moon- they went to a lovely friend who has been trying to get pregnant with her own babe for a long time, and I’m so excited to pass these on to her. I’m elated to see her sweet baby girl in […]

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Thanks, but I Didn’t Ask

Can someone please explain to me why the split second your first child leaves your womb, there’s a line of people out the door ready to bombard you with unsolicited advice? You have barely even decided what your own parenting style is going to be (let’s be real, there’s the style we thought we would […]

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The Dreaded 2WW

If you are part of the IVF cool kids group, you know all about the dreaded “two week wait”. It should honestly be called the 500 year wait, because that is exactly what it feels like. Layer on the most insane anxiety you’ve ever had on top of a shit ton of hormones and a […]

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