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Infertility and IVF... It's A Struggle, Not An Accident

Bitchless Bride | Posted 07.19.2016 | Women
Bitchless Bride

As a topic that is close to my heart and soul, I thought that maybe, just maybe, I could make some positive change simply by sharing my perspective, story and goal with you. Because, frankly? It's f*cking exhausting sitting on it all by myself.

Where To Start When Diagnosed With Infertility

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

One of the first choices that all patients have to make is where to seek infertility care. It's a critical decision as practice patterns, treatment strategies, and technology used can vary greatly from one practice to another.

Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Infertility

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Getting or staying pregnant is not easy for everyone -- for some, it can take time and money. While you might not be thinking of having kids right now, having a conversation with a physician about fertility while still in your early 30s could provide benefit later on.

The Silence and Stigma of Male Infertility

James D'Souza | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
James D'Souza

Eventually, after talking with friends and family -- and consciously letting go -- I've gotten to the point where I've started to stop taking everything so personally. I've realized it's not that good things happen to good people. And it's not that bad things happen to bad people.

What To Expect When You're... Still Not Expecting

Monica Fike | Posted 04.28.2016 | Parents
Monica Fike

IVF is a serious commitment. You don't hop on and off the bus. With each setback along this grueling and at times never-ending journey, I would begin the story over and over again in my head, but I never got around to completing it. Until now.

It's Time to Say Thanks to Our Military Personnel and Veterans by Offering Insurance Coverage for Assisted Reproductive Technology

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 11.23.2016 | Politics
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

As a former member of the U.S. Air Force, I have deep admiration for our military. However, serving our country is a tremendous sacrifice -- one that should not come with the cost of military members not being able to raise a family of their own.

The Loss of My Fertility Doesn't Define Me

Ariane Le Chevallier | Posted 10.07.2016 | Women
Ariane Le Chevallier

The loss of my fertility is not going to define me. I do not want people to feel bad for me. I don't want people to question why I need to do IVF because I got pregnant so quickly the first time. I don't need questions about everything we have tried.

Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah Anderson Bialis

ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?

Sasha Bronner

Why This News Reporter Wants To Change The Way We Talk About Fertility

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.09.2015 | Women

Before the sun even rises in Los Angeles, television news reporter Wendy Burch is often rushing down a freeway in her car, headed to report live at a ...

3 Fertility Advances That Could Make A Difference

Posted 06.17.2015 | OWN

Eleven percent of American women of childbearing age can't get or stay pregnant. If you think you may be one of them, here are a few reasons to stay p...

3 Reasons I Haven't Told People I'm Doing IVF

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.18.2016 | Parents
Melissa Miles McCarter

I am afraid because it means having to do a lot of explaining about a subject that is emotionally difficult to talk about with others.

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Infertility

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Melissa Miles McCarter

Women like me face Mother's Day with shades of shame, despair and silence. So, I would like to take this opportunity to speak up and share with those who know someone who has infertility or are experiencing it themselves. Here is what I wish someone had told me about about the disease.

Infertility From The Other Side of the Desk

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 06.24.2015 | Parents
Veronica Montgomery

As with any battle, you sometimes have to change tactics while on the battlefield. We have seen patients through the years have to redefine their description of success when it comes to infertility treatment.

Bobbie Thomas Joins Marlo Thomas

Posted 03.26.2015 | Home

It was such a treat to have beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas as my guest on Mondays with Marlo, back for her fourth time! Bobbie is an expert on ...

Do Twins Run In The Family?

Pamela Alma Weymouth | Posted 03.03.2015 | Comedy
Pamela Alma Weymouth

While I imagine this question is intended as a pleasant conversation starter, what people don't realize is that the answer for many of us is complicated, fraught with pain or shame, and not as innocuous as commenting on say, the state of the weather, or the state of the Union.

Hot New Jewelry Trends, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

What are the latest trends in jewelry? Beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas says that although we've seen big artsy statement pieces on the runway, j...

Why I Opened Up About My IVF Treatment, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

Beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas has been undergoing IVF treatments, and decided to share the details of her journey, because she realized that s...

Workplace Fashion Dont's, from Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

If you're not sure if your outfit is office appropriate, beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas offered her two big dont's. First, don't show too much ...

Fashion On A Budget, From Bobbie Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

Beauty and style expert Bobbie Thomas is all about savvy shopping. When it comes to seasonal fashion, Bobbie recommends buying trendy, of the moment a...

Chasing Fatherhood: What Infertility Feels Like to Me

Seleni Institute | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Seleni Institute

I remind myself that my job is to protect our love. I must steady her drop into hopelessness. I hold her as she sobs, saving the pep talk for another day. I tell her that we can remain in the ache of this disaster for however long it takes.

Don't Get Angry. Get Involved.

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

If someone on Twitter thinks gays should not have the right to marry, my 140 retort back isn't going to change their minds. I've never heard anyone ever say, "Someone posted a .jpeg on Facebook and now I'm a liberal!"

25 Ways You Can Raise Awareness

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

One in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility. This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

25 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Living With Infertility

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility? This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 3)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of information about infertility, medical treatments, alternative treatments, support groups, blogs about fertility, social media, you name it, all available online.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 2)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

"In general, infertility is now a subject that can be talked about. But when I came into the field there was lots of secrecy around the subject of infertility. People would even keep their infertility from their relatives."