Posts tagged infertility
Connecting Globally with Like-Minded Supportive People: ArtPrize Connects Me to Jessica Hodges

I have been overwhelmed by the outpouring photographs I’ve received for my infertility awareness ArtPrize exhibit. Some people have even shared their stories. Please read to find out how Jessica Hodges and her husband Nick overcame so many obstacles to have their miracle baby girl, Sophia.

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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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A Message for those TTC and Childless Not by Choice on Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, I had to write a message to all those who continue to try to conceive a child and to those who have had to accept being childless not by choice. If you did not struggle yourself, but know someone who did, there are profound messages for you too. Together we can make a difference.

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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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Voices from the "WE ARE WORTHY" Summit: Introducing Anne Barratt

Continuing with my “Voices from the WE ARE WORTHY SUMMIT” series of blogs, today you will meet Anne Barratt from Australia. Discover how Anne helps her “Childless Not By Choice” clients shift their emotions in order to maintain optimal health.

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Voices from the WE ARE WORTHY SUMMIT: Introducing Brandi Lytle

Meet Brandi Lytle, guest blogger/speaker for the We Are Worthy Summit. Brandi is redefining "momhood" by loving others through her Childless Not By Choice (CNBC) journey.

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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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Detours is the Charity of the Month at "Finding Roots" in Howell, Michigan!

Learn more about one midwestern store with midwestern values and how the amazing owner of Finding Roots in Howell, Michigan is supporting infertility awareness! 

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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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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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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 ART of IF

Meet my friends, Elizabeth Walker and Maria Novotny, co-founders of "The Art of Infertility." These two dynamic women have created a traveling fertility art museum. 

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Infertility Advocacy Day: Turning Pain into Power

Why I became an infertility advocate. Turning my pain into power. 

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Infertility: The Toughest Battle Ever Fought

Being married to a US Naval Officer, I often hear war stories. Infertility is the toughest battle we've ever fought. 

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