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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: 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: 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 »

The Thursday Thinker: Premarital Conversations about Kids

Did you and your spouse talk about having kids before you got married? Did you agree that you both wanted children? Did you talk about when you might want to start a family and/or how many kids you would want? Has any of these changed over time? -Cindy Read More »

Miracle Monday: Pray for Patience

Sometimes we just don’t know what to pray for anymore.  We’ve asked (sometimes begged) God for a pregnancy, a baby, an adoption and yet we still have empty arms.  We’ve prayed for direction, what should we don next?  Who should we see?  Who can we get help from?  At a Bible Study last week the speaker recommended when our faith is weak ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Fortune Teller

If you could see into the future and found out that yes, you would become a parent (or have another baby) but it would take two full years from today how would you feel? -Cindy Read More »

Miracle Mondays: Battling the “What if’s…”

It’s three a.m., you got up to use the bathroom and now you can’t fall back asleep.  This is when our mind and heart like to play the “What if…” game.  “What if I never get pregnant?” “What if we can’t afford Assisted Reproduction?” “What if the birth-mom changes her mind?” “What if my husband never agrees to adoption?” “What 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 »

While you Wait Wednesdays: Managing the 2WW

Here is an article about managing the 2ww(2-week wait).  There are some very practical ways to help you through, either waiting after IVF or a natural cycle: “Managing the Waiting Period, Stress and Anxiety During the two-week pregnancy outcome waiting period” -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays

This is a wonderful faith-based poem that is so inspiring: Wait by Russell Kelfer Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried; Quietly, patiently, lovingly, God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate . . . And the Master so gently said, “Wait.” Read the rest here: http://www.dtm.org/Poems/Wait.html -Cindy Read More »