Posts in IVF
Five Myths of Infertility as Published from the Washington Post

Get the facts and myths about infertility. The next time someone tells you to “just relax and you’ll get pregnant,” you will know what to say after reading about these myths from the Washington Post.

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My Journey Toward ArtPrize: Every Accomplishment Comes with the Decision to Try

Although I am not an artist in the traditional sense, I have discovered that the written word is a form of artistic expression. Please read my blog to discover how I overcame my fears and decided to enter the world’s largest art competition, Grand Rapids ArtPrize 2018.

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Reflections on Infertility Advocacy Day: It's NOT for the Faint of Heart... It's for the FULL OF HEART!

Infertility Advocacy Day, an orchestration of monumental proportion sponsored by RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association and The American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to make this event happen and to advocate for the infertility community… and we wouldn’t have it any other way!

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Mom's post goes viral: 'Stop asking couples when they are having kids'

Adele Barbaro’s FB post goes viral. I had to share this post because I truly believe that asking people about their family planning is a private matter. Please read to find out more from Adele Barbaro’s perspective.

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I am an Infertility Social Warrior: How I #FliptheScript 365 Days a Year!

I don’t care how many hours of time, effort and energy I put into my infertility advocacy work. There is nothing that means more to me than supporting those who are struggling with infertility or who are childless not by choice. Read to discover how I’ve turned my own decade of pain into helping others on their journey to resolve their infertility. You are NOT alone!

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THIS IS US... Introducing RACHEL

Sharing more great stories for my “THIS IS US” blog series for NIAW, I’d like to introduce Rachel, who is a natural girl who takes a holistic approach to her fertility journey. Discover some of Rachel’s healthy, holistic approaches to enhance her fertility and learn her favorite quote that helps her when times get especially difficult.

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THIS IS US: Introducing RILEY

Riley has suffered from a challenging childhood and fear of history repeating itself. Although she recently endured her first negative IVF, she continues to have trust and listens to positive affirmations. Discover the Riley’s strength as she shares her story for NIAW.

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THIS IS US: Introducing ROSE

Rose is a member of my RESOLVE support group. She is Childless Not By Choice (CNBC). Discover her strength and courage as she coped with devastating losses.

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Throw Kindness Around Like Confetti!

Random acts of kindness can change the world. Read to find out how one amazing man is making a HUGE difference around the world!

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Fertile Yoga: The Light in Me Honors the Light in Fertility Warriors!

Yoga is not about touching your toes... it's about what you learn on the way down. Read to discover more about the benefits of fertile yoga and how to access it on your TTC journey.

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Broken Hearts... Broken Dreams: The Liquid Nitrogen Tank Malfunctions & How YOU Can Help!

Read how the liquid nitrogen tank malfunctions devastate those affected. Learn what YOU can do to help... a message from Resolve: The National Infertility Association.

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Put Your OWN Mask On First! The Importance of Self-Care on Your Fertility Journey

Discover the importance of self-care on your fertility journey. Check out some fabulous virtual resources.

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Bonding Through Infertility: Shared Strife Creates Kindred Spirits

Deeper relationships can form when people connect through their difficult experiences. Some people truly "get it!"

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Meet Karenna Wood, Fertility Coach and Founder of "Your Fertility Hub"

Meet Karenna Wood, international mind/body expert on the emotional aspects of infertility. Karenna has amazing support tools in her "fertility toolbox."

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We Are the One in Eight

I was inspired to write this poem after I attended the Grand Rapids ArtPrize. Please read my tribute to the one in eight of us who struggle with infertility.

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The Fertility Podcast: An Amazing Support Resource

Meet my friend from the UK, Natalie Silverman, founder of the Fertility Podcast. Natalie provides a wealth of information for those TTC. 

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