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“The CYCLE: Living the Taboo Forum”

“The CYCLE: Living the Taboo Forum”

This is what the public needs to know about. This is what needs to be presented in the media to give the facts about infertility and those who suffer from it. You have to check this documentary that is being made by Irina Vodar. We all love to hear about the infertility stories that end with the mother holding her ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday: Multiple Miscarriages

“Experiencing a miscarriage is a tremendous shock. Infertility is defined as 2 or more consecutive miscarriages. The joyful feelings resulting from a positive pregnancy test give way to feelings of disappointment and sadness. A feeling of unreality – “this can’t be happening to me” – is mixed with a deeper sense of having lost something precious – a baby.” This ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: 2nd Mortgage

Has anyone taken out a second mortgage to finance their infertility treamtmetns or adoption? What do you think about doing that? On one hand it is the only way some couples can find the money to go forward, on the other hand if it does not work what a heartbreaking situation to be in. -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesday: Are More Distractions Better?

While you are waiting, going through infertility, is it better when you have a big deadline at work, or you have to put in overtime to finish the project, or you pick up a couple extra shifts at the hospital? Does being more busy help you get through the waiting or do you feel like you are not devoting enough ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: More Prayers?

Do you feel like you are all prayed-out? You have gone to God, you have told him your heart’s desire, you have pleaded your cause, you have asked him why He has given you such a strong desire to have children and yet has not yet blessed you. You may feel like his “wait” is turning into a “no”. You ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Skip IUI’s and go Straight to IVF?

Are you in a situation that the doctor’s are telling you the next step is an IUI (Intra-Uterine Insemination) BUT you really believe it won’t work and you want to go ahead and try IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization)? What are you basing your decision on? Are there some medical conditions that respond less well to IUI but have a higer success ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday:Infertility Realities

Read this post about “The 5 Stages of Infertility Grief” Infertility -Cindy Read More »

Financial Fridays: What if it Doesn’t Work

When it came time to buy a new vehicle for our family we researched different mini-vans, weighed the pros and cons of different brands and looked for the features we wanted. When we finally decided we went into the dealership signed all the papers, paid the first payment and the car dealer said, “All right, have a good day.” He ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Ask, Seek, Knock…

Maybe you’re familiar with this verse: 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. (Matthew 7:7-8, NIV) Seems pretty straight forward, but my guess ... Read More »

For the Not-Yet Mothers

I overheard someone say when she is asked questions such as, “Have you ever been to Paris?” or “Have you tried parasailing?” instead of a disappointing “No” she would answer, “Not yet!”. That is how I like to think about Mother’s day for those women who have been tying with all their heart to become mothers but haven’t yet gotten ... Read More »