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What if your first baby is your last?

Recently I came across an article Your last baby: Savor these moments, mama. Their firsts will also be your lasts. And I couldn’t help but feel a knot in my stomach at the title. A bit of anger and resentment. Well, what if my…

May 23, 2017
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My reasoning behind choosing to do PGD on our embryos

In light of it being National Infertility Awareness Week, I thought I’d talk about PGD, or preipmplantation genetic diagnosis, which is a test that is performed on embryos to see if they are chromosomally healthy or not before being transferred back to the mother. Every…

April 26, 2017
Dear Infertile Body

Dear infertile body,

Dear infertile body, Lately I’ve been noticing you are getting these tiny little flickers of ideas and thoughts, like you actually think they’re cute, about what if Lachlan could be a big brother, what if you miraculously got pregnant without trying, what if you…

April 10, 2017

Sun patch

There’s a patch of sun on my patio. It’s one of those weird warm days in the middle of winter in Denver. The air smells good, like damp dirt and spring. I’ve got no where to be so I’m still in my pajamas. The…

February 2, 2016

The Scenic Route to Parenthood: Caitlin and Shawn’s Story

In this blog series, I interview women and couples who’ve experienced infertility, turned to fertility treatments to help grow their families, and made it out on the other side with a baby or pregnancy. My goal is to help inspire and give hope to…

October 20, 2015
infertility stories

The Scenic Route to Parenthood: Nicole and Ryan’s Story

In this blog series, I interview women and couples who’ve experienced infertility, turned to fertility treatments to help grow their families, and made it out on the other side with a baby or pregnancy. My goal is to help inspire and give hope to…

October 6, 2015
IVF success, infertility stories

The Scenic Route to Parenthood: Kelli & Megan’s IVF Success Story

In this blog series, I interview women and couples who’ve experienced infertility, turned to fertility treatments to help grow their families, and made it out on the other side with a baby or pregnancy. My goal is to help inspire and give hope to…

September 22, 2015
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Pregnancy after infertility: An honest narrative

A scared little Mabel was hiding behind the chair from the thunder I’m more than halfway through my pregnancy as I write this (viability at 24 weeks actually, which is a huge milestone!), but my thoughts and feelings are constantly running a hundred miles…

July 22, 2015