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Holidays and Infertility...

Infertile-Myrtle
  • By Infertile-Myrtle · Posted April 9, 2012
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • Holidays can be the worst when you are experiencing infertility. It's an in your face reminder of what you can't seem to do right. I love my nieces, but I just don't want to see them or really any children ...

Grief and infertility

ima26
  • By ima26 · Posted November 6, 2010
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Grief and infertility When I got married, I thought I would become a parent easily. This is what is expected amongst Orthodox Jews. I used to think that as soon as I get married, I will get pregnant like ...

What if we started talking about infertility openly?

CircleBloom
  • By CircleBloom · Posted July 16, 2010
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • "Infertility is where breast cancer was in the 1970s—completely in the closet."- Lindsay Beck, Fertile Hope Thank you Jennifer Wolff Perrine for this amazing article in the August issue of Self Magazine ...

The infertile Christmas grinch

metholic
  • By metholic · Posted December 20, 2011
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • Look, I love me some Christmas, I still talk about Santa like he's real (because HE IS), and I celebrate the season with joy. BUT As a Christian, Christmas is really hard for me. As a Christian I spend ...

Overwhelmed & Anxious - We just "came out of the infertility closet"

MRausch
  • By MRausch · Posted November 22, 2013
  • Journal entry · 32 replies
  • A year ago I would of never even imagined doing this, but we just went public with not just our friends & family on Facebook & social media sites. But also with strangers, by telling our story via video ...

New Infertility Support Member

adturner
  • By adturner · Posted March 9, 2012
  • Journal entry · 10 replies
  • Hello everyone. I just join Inspire, so here is a little about me. My name is Amanda and I am 27 years old. I am a kindergarten teacher assistant and currently going to school for nursing. I married my ...

From infertile to Pregnant: Miracles do happen!

miraclemom75104
  • By miraclemom75104 · Posted December 29, 2007
  • Journal entry · 4 replies
  • Hi, I am a thirty-two year old, that has been blissfully married for 6 1/2 years. I am also 25 weeks pregnant expecting my miracle baby girl in April. Now many people believe that the idea of conception ...

Lamants of the Mysteriously Infertile

amcnel01
  • By amcnel01 · Posted November 30, 2008
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • When I attended my first meeting with the RE and she obtained our history she assured us that we would be pregnant in three months. Now three months, two failed IUIs and one cancelled IUI (because my ...

The Question: "So, Have you thought about adopting?"

Infertile-Myrtle
  • By Infertile-Myrtle · Posted April 26, 2012
  • Journal entry · 16 replies
  • First, let me say that I think it is loving and heroic for anyone to adopt. However, it is not for everyone and there are many concerns that most people who are not faced with that question must look ...

Secondary Infertility

lsmma
  • By lsmma · Posted July 1, 2010
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • Hi - Does anyone know if there is a specific group on secondary infertility or is this the right place? Thanks ...

The Broken Brown Egg for AfricanAmerican Infertility Awareness

MrsTiye
  • By MrsTiye · Posted June 15, 2010
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 22 replies
  • Hello all, my name is Regina, and I'm the founder of TheBrokenBrownEgg. I started this org.(which was originally just my blog), because I noticed that there weren't very many sites or resources that addressed ...

Hypothyroidism causes some "Undetermined" Infertility

MichaelO
  • By MichaelO · Posted October 7, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 16 replies
  • My wife and I both have hypothyroidism, and we struggled for years with infertility. It took doctors a long time to diagnose my wife's thyroid condition. Once they did, they completely missed the link ...

Unexplained Infertility

Kristinap
  • By Kristinap · Posted June 18, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 6 replies
  • I am curious if there are many individuals out there with 'unexplained infertility'? My fertility specialist has just diagnosed me with this, and to me, I am having a hard time accepting the 'unexplained ...

A poem dedicated to ladies who are married to infertile men

REllen
  • By REllen · Posted October 5, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 40 replies
  • the psychological aspect here is different for us ladies. Women here are very lonely because it seems we are a minority and no one talks about it much .... This Poem/(or actually a set of sentences with ...

Passover & Infertility

MiriamsHope
  • By MiriamsHope · Posted March 25, 2010
  • Journal entry · 5 replies
  • I know this is a really rough time of the year if you're Jewish and infertile- believe me. I received my diagnosis just a month before Passover last year, and I remember being so jaded and hurt and overwhelmed ...

Life after infertility

merrill413
  • By merrill413 · Posted January 26, 2011
  • Journal entry · 3 replies
  • Hello, everyone, it has been quite awhile since I have posted on here. I am writing to say that I am wanting to get back on here and see what I can do do help and help change some of these pathetic health ...

Infertility is ruining my marriage

hopingforbaby
  • By hopingforbaby · Posted July 3, 2012
  • Journal entry · 7 replies
  • I have been married for 3 years and TTC for 2. I had a chemicical pregnancy early on and then a MC at 9 weeks. I have unexplained infertility and since I'm in my late 30's, I just feel hopeless. My husband ...

unexplained infertility

duke5
  • By duke5 · Posted August 16, 2012
  • Journal entry · 12 replies
  • I have been married for 4 years and TTC for 3 1/2 years with unexplained infertility. DH is 32 and I am 30 both healthy no known factors causing infertility. We have gone through months and months of ...

MA State Infertility Mandate

Tacarroll
  • By Tacarroll · Posted February 17, 2010
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 13 replies
  • I can't seem to get a straight answer from my State of MA, the Mandate (after reading it) and my current insurance companies policy. I have Anthem BCBS out of CA but I live in MA, which has an infertility ...

Infertility and isolation

beautifulstruggle87
  • By beautifulstruggle87 · Posted May 10, 2012
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 25 replies
  • I have done everything to become a mother and I am unsuccessful. My husband and I love each other very much, we have so much to give a child and I feel like I am in the middle of a cruel joke. No one ...

New outlook on secondary infertility

natalie1204
  • By natalie1204 · Posted July 27, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 31 replies
  • My experience today at my IVF clinic today has totally changed my perspective. It took two years, many failed IUIs, and finally giving up before I got pregnant with my little boy who is now 6. For the ...

Anyone here living childless after infertility?

Sheisa
  • By Sheisa · Posted April 22, 2009
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 18 replies
  • Im new here and need a place where I can grief my infertility but it seems everyone here is pregnant. Is there a place on this board for people who couldnt get pregnant through fertility treatments ...

Infertility and Depression

FertileLife
  • By FertileLife · Posted November 27, 2010
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 9 replies
  • My husband and I have been TTC for 3 years and we are on a break because we are totally exhausted. After what feels like a car crash every month for last 2 years, I have been diagnosed with depression ...

Is infertility elective? Am I choosing this hell?

conceiveadream
  • By conceiveadream · Posted August 12, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 10 replies
  • I had an interesting lunch yesterday. I've been fairly open with my friends about our infertility journey with all the pain that it has. I was complaining about money for my five minute rant that I allow ...

Infertility and isolation

beautifulstruggle87
  • By beautifulstruggle87 · Posted May 10, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 11 replies
  • I have done everything to become a mother and I am unsuccessful. My husband and I love each other very much, we have so much to give a child and I feel like I am in the middle of a cruel joke. No one ...

Society and childfree after infertility

Nj3809
  • By Nj3809 · Posted October 10, 2012
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 20 replies
  • Thank you, I'm inspired to help others find support about the childfree decision. Raise awareness so we are no longer ashamed of our infertility, and the decision to not continue. I feel our society puts ...

Unexplained infertility, help!

foxebaby
  • By foxebaby · Posted August 14, 2007
  • Discussion in Pregnancy & Parenting · 6 replies
  • I am 27 years old and have been TTC for the last 3 years. Last year I was diagnosed with "unexplained infertility" because I ovulate during my periods and they don't know why, or how to fix it. Before ...

Infertility's Emotional Impact

PamelaJeanne
  • By PamelaJeanne · Posted May 24, 2010
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 6 replies
  • The Globe and Mail has a story about couples for whom fertility treatment doesn't work and the New York Times profiled three women prepared to take science as far as possible to become mothers. Here are ...

Boardwalk Empire episode/1920s infertility

CatMom74
  • By CatMom74 · Posted August 22, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 7 replies
  • Just curious if anyone watches "Boardwalk Empire" on HBO. Great show! They're rerunning Season 1 right now and one of the characters' wives breaks down crying during breakfast because she cannot get pregnant ...

I don't want to hear about your pregnancy, BECAUSE I'M INFERTILE!!!!!!!

sunriseyes7
  • By sunriseyes7 · Posted January 13, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 16 replies
  • I don't want to hear about your pregnancy, stop sharing all the intimate details about it with me. It makes me sick, and feel like a defective female.... try to squeeze an ounce of sensitivity out of ...

Infertility new bee

Ak111310
  • By Ak111310 · Posted June 23, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 10 replies
  • Hello. This is my first post. I've never been a part of anything like this so I hope this is helpful. My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for two years now going on three. It's been very ...

Good infertility documentaries

KelSav
  • By KelSav · Posted March 26, 2013
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 8 replies
  • Does anyone out there know any good infertility/ adoption doc's? My love is just starting to want to talk about the options and the emotional impact this is having on him (finally!!). He is not the support ...

support group for pregnancy & motherhood after infertility

ima26
  • By ima26 · Posted February 10, 2011
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 9 replies
  • Hello everyone I am working on putting together a support group probably in LA area for women that are going through what I am going through. Leaving my infertility support group was hard and nice, but ...

Explaining what infertility is like to non fertiles

anothertime
  • By anothertime · Posted November 18, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 17 replies
  • One of the biggest hurdles to beinbg in the world of the infertiles and dealing with fertiles is trying to describe what living with infertility is like. How do I describe that to people? I have tried ...

Casting For Infertility Docu-Series (Southern California)

pitmancasting (Inactive)
  • By pitmancasting (Inactive) · Posted April 23, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 7 replies
  • Hello, My Name is Sherry Calhoun and I'm casting a new project focusing on families facing Infertility and their journey to parenthood. If you'd be interested in exploring this amazing opportunity please ...

Unexplained Infertility

Tonami83
  • By Tonami83 · Posted June 13, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 4 replies
  • My husband and I have been TTC for almost a year. I decided to take it upon myself and go see an RE after about 7 months. We underwent all the fertility tests and everything came back normal, so they ...

daughter is experiencing infertility issues

mom1111
  • By mom1111 · Posted July 12, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 13 replies
  • As my oldest daughter battles with her infertility issues, my heart breaks for her and my son-in-law. I feel at such a loss at providing the "right" words of support and encouragement. We are very close ...

After infertility

Tricia22
  • By Tricia22 · Posted October 28, 2013
  • Discussion in Living After Infertility Resolution · 4 replies
  • I wanted to write this The reason I am questioning ? I am 50 years old After 20 years of infertility treatment I decided enough was enough. I stopped at 43. Firstly I don't want pitty. I read a blog were ...

Your feelings about children 'in general' since infertility....

MISSBELL
  • By MISSBELL · Posted February 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 18 replies
  • Hello! I was hoping you all could share your feelings about "children" "in general" since infertility striked. How do you all feel about children? I know that I've personally tried to 'steer' clear. I ...

Unexplained Infertility

ShawnElizabeth
  • By ShawnElizabeth · Posted April 16, 2014
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 8 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I'm fairly new to the sight and have been reading several discussions. My husband and I have been TTC for almost two years. We didn't see an RE until last fall and have unexplained infertility ...

Laparoscpy as Part of Secondary Infertility Workup?

HopeForSuccess2009
  • By HopeForSuccess2009 · Posted February 18, 2009
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 9 replies
  • Hi all. I'm new here and apologize if this question has been asked and answered a thousand times. II'm 34 and have a healthy 3 1/2 year old, who was conceived one month we were not preventing (not even ...

Unexplained Infertility.....tests for "Ureaplasma."

MNB
  • By MNB · Posted February 23, 2009
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 4 replies
  • After trying to conceive naturally for 18 months, my DH and I found a RE to help us. We went through the routine tests, and were placed in the "Unexplained Infertility" category. We went through 3 unsuccessful ...

Not telling other infertile couples

rebChicago
  • By rebChicago · Posted June 6, 2009
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 5 replies
  • Does anyone else out there not tell other infertile couples that you're dealing with the same thing? I'm not really sure what holds me back, but I can't bring myself to talk to those couples even though ...

Infertility or multiple miscarrages

Tito
  • By Tito · Posted June 28, 2009
  • Discussion in Pregnancy & Parenting · 40 replies
  • I would like to start a topic on anything that has to deal with infertility or miscarrages do to the fact that my wife and I went through everything in the book for 16 years and know enough to help couples ...

Infertility petition!!!!

chesa
  • By chesa · Posted March 9, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 8 replies
  • Hi all, I just found out about this petition, we need 22,628 signatures ( by the end of March) to raise infertility awareness and request that each state mandates infertility coverage including diagnostic ...

My adult daughter is struggling with infertility

Patty721
  • By Patty721 · Posted April 6, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 9 replies
  • I'm just reaching out to other mothers who also have daughters suffering with infertility. She had one pregnancy last year which resulted in miscarriage after six weeks. No pregnancy since. Diagnosed ...

Emotions and Infertility

Candi83
  • By Candi83 · Posted December 6, 2012
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 13 replies
  • Does anyone feel not only sad but angry about their infertility? I'm starting to think that dealing with infertility has steps almost like stages of grief (#1 shock and denial, #2 pain and guilt, #3 anger ...

Individual health insurance plans that cover infertility???

sjohnson4382
  • By sjohnson4382 · Posted June 11, 2009
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 13 replies
  • I currently have health insurance through my employer who covers infertility treatment. The problem is I will be leaving that employer in about a month and my wife and i need fertility coverage because ...

Infertility Awareness Products

tpaczek
  • By tpaczek · Posted April 16, 2010
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 3 replies
  • Does anyone know where I can get Infertility Awareness products such as bracelets, pins, etc.? I've been looking everywhere and can't seem to find what I am looking for. I am surprised that Resolve and ...

Environmental causes of infertility--That many are likely still using!

ShanSte
  • By ShanSte · Posted February 18, 2011
  • Discussion in Finding a Resolution for Infertility · 8 replies
  • I have believed for a long time that this was the case, however I am posting here for anyone who is interested--connection between plastics and infertility. This makes me both sad and angry! Just think ...

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