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The Truth about Trying Tuesday: Male Infertility

What do you know about Male Infertility? Do you have some misconceptions that need to be cleared up? Read on: “Male infertility is due to low sperm production, misshapen or immobile sperm, or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors can play a role in causing male infertility.” Male Infertility ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: What Prospects do I Have?

I found this verse in Job the other day: “What strength do I have, that I should still hope? What prospects, that I should be patient? Do I have the strength of stone? Is my flesh bronze? Do I have power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me?” (Job 6:11, NIV) Do you feel like that ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: The Family Act

Here is what you need to know about the Family Act: “In May 2011 a bill to create a tax credit for the out-of-pocket costs associated with infertility medical treatment was introduced in the U.S. Senate.” Family Act -Cindy Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Adoption Loss

You’ve gotten the call. A birth mom has picked YOU! She met with you and your husband and she wants you to be her daughter’s adoptive parents. You can hardly believe it. You will be a mother after all. You’re aware of the risks but truly believe this will work out. You go shopping, register for baby gifts, you set up ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Dealing with Loss

I just read a blog from a mom who lost her baby seven weeks ago. Reading what she wrote in real-time was so heartbreaking, so raw. My heart goes out to her. How can I help her know that the pain will subside? That there is hope? That someday she won’t spend every waking moment reviewing what happened and questioning what she ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Easter

Are you prepared for the next holiday? Do you have answers for the inquisition as to the reasons that you and your husband have yet provided your mother-in-law with grandchildren? What if your cousin announces her third pregnancy and rolls her eyes about how bothersome the morning sickness is? Have you though about how to handle the emotions when you ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Baby Dedications at Church

If you are trying to get pregnant or have experienced a miscarriage or pregnancy loss it can be extremely difficult to sit through a baby dedication ceremony at church. If you are going through a time that is very emotional you may want to skip the service if you know a baby dedication may be a part of it. Different ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Embryo Adoption

Have you considered embryo adoption? Or if you have frozen embryos and feel your family is complete, have you considered offering your frozen embryos for adoption? What are the concerns and/or benefits of it? -Cindy Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Unexplained Infertility

I almost think Unexplained Infertility would be the hardest to deal with. How do you make a plan for something that you don’t know what the problem is? How do you know how to use your resources, what treatments to pursue if you have no answers? According to a RESOLVE article, “Approximately one in five couples will experience unexplained infertility ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Secondary Infertility

This may be a new term for you. You may not even know you have “it”. It simply means you were able to have your first baby without any medical interventions but now you are unable to conceive or carry a baby to term. Thus the term secondary infertility. Getting information about this was helpful for me since we had one ... Read More »