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The Truth about Trying Tuesday: Luteal Phase Defect

According to the RESOLVE website Luteal Phase Defect is: Abnormalities in endometrial development — luteal phase defect (LPD) – are associated with infertility and early miscarriage. Luteal phase defect occurs when the endometrium is inadequately prepared, either because the secretion of progesterone by the ovary is below normal or because the endometrium isn’t responding to the normal stimulation by progesterone. ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: 6 Months from Now

One thing that was always comforting for me was to remember that God is working behind the scenes on my behalf.  All the time.  He is making things happen, allowing others to happen in my favor!  He is doing that for you too. Going through infertility feels like you have to make all these decisions and if you make the wrong ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Revisiting Past Decisions

Have you gone through a time that you have questioned past decisions?  Maybe you would have gotten pregnant without Clomid?  Maybe you should have tried IVF?  Maybe you should have looked into alternative medicine?  Maybe you should have looked at adoption earlier?  Maybe you should have used an egg donor? There are all kinds of “Maybes”.  The fact is you made ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Endometriosis

Are you one of the millions affected by Endometriosis?  Here are the facts about this disorder: Endometriosis is a disorder of the female reproductive system in which endometrial tissue (the normal lining of the uterus) is found outside the uterine cavity. An estimated three to five million American women of reproductive age suffer from endometriosis. This disease is prevalent in ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Is This a Test?

My New Years reading is the Purpose Driven Life, by Rick Warren.  I read it when it first came out but it is good to reread.  One of the points that was made was that “Life is a test”.  He explains how everything from our attitude in traffic to what we choose to spend our money on is a test, a test ... Read More »

Happy Birthday to my Little Fighter

Today is my son’s birthday.  He would have been 12-years-old today.  Our son Jacob was born at 24 weeks, weighing a little under 2lbs.  He spent 23 days in the NICU fighting for his life.  There were days it looked like he would make it, followed by days that were really rough.  He got NEC (Necrotizing enterocolitis) had surgery to repair ... Read More »

Russian Adoption Ban

I just read this article before Christmas: Boy’s Christmas wish: Adoption of little brother caught in US-Russia spat And then saw this today: Russia parliament passes anti-US adoption bill Essentially Russia just signed a bill that bans adoptions from Americans.  According to the first article: On Friday, Russian lawmakers passed a bill that would prohibit Americans from adopting Russian children, and if ... Read More »

While you Wait Wednesday: Make a Plan Now

If you are celebrating Christmas get yourself ready now for the family gatherings and holiday parties.  If you have a plan in place you will be less likely to be caught off guard and you won’t have to worry about it. 1.  Is there anyone you and your spouse are ready to disclose your infertility with this season?  If, for ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Asthma Connection in Children Born After Infertility Treatments

In a recently released study from the UK: Asthma is more common among children born after infertility treatment than among children who have been planned and conceived naturally, according to findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study published online today (Thursday) in Europe’s leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction [1]. Since we have twins from IVF I was a little ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Book Recommendation

While I was doing some research I came across this book: Pregnant with Hope:  Good News for Infertile Couples by Susan Radulovacki I have not read it yet but it sounds so encouraging.  Check out her blog at: Pregnant with Hope -Cindy Read More »