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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 »

Miracle Monday: Friendships, Identity, Marriage, and Faith

April Motl responds to the simple but sometimes dreaded question, “Do you have Children?”. Here is reblog of her post: Waiting for God to Fill Your Cradle How does infertility affect your friendships, identity, marriage and relationship with God? -Cindy Read More »

National Infertility Awareness Week 2013

Join the Movement! One way I have reached out to the infertility community is for the past year share on this blog daily themes that address different issues with Infertility/Adoption/Loss. I want to offer hope and healing to couples who want a family, or want to expand their family. Following is the format I use: Miracle Mondays: Faith-based infertility support and book ... 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 »

The Thursday Thinker: IVF

The co-founder of the process of IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) has died: British Nobel laureate and IVF pioneer Robert Edwards dies at age 87 The research in the field of Assisted Reproduction continues to grow.  Now IVF is much more successful, “More than 5 million babies have been born as a result of the in vitro fertilization techniques that Edwards helped ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday: Unexplained Infertility

What if you have been to the doctor, had the tests done and the results are inconclusive? “Approximately one in five couples will experience unexplained infertility despite completing a full infertility work-up.” (www.resolve.org) Where do you go from there? How do you know how to proceed? How do you deal with the emotions that go along with the uncertainty? Read ... 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: The Russian Adoption Ban

In December/January the Russians put a ban on adoptions from Americans. The last two children who had been previously matched with American parents, were allowed to leave for America on April 2nd, so the ban has officially begun. What do you think the ramifications of this will be? Read More »

Announcing my Book Project!

For the past two years I have been working on writing a book about how our family came together.  Recipe for a Family: A Handful of Preemies, a Couple of Orphans and the Baby Next Door is the inspirational true story of how we went from the multiple losses of miscarriage, stillbirth and the death of our three-week-old son to ... Read More »