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25 Ways to Support the Infertility Movement

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

Having infertility can feel embarrassing and isolating, but you can help your friends feel less misunderstood and alone by resolving to know more about infertility this week, April 20-26, during National Infertility Awareness Week.

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."

When Is it Time to See a Fertility Doctor?

Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Stephanie Beall, MD, PhD

For most of us, seeking fertility treatment is not the way we envision our family beginning, but it doesn't have to be an overwhelming process. Here are some general considerations to help evaluate your personal situation and decide if a fertility specialist can help you grow your family.

Getting Over This Fear Was the Best Thing I've Done

Brenda Rothman | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents
Brenda Rothman

Experiencing problems with our children, being in constant emotional turmoil, feeling upset about our child's challenges -- those are natural experiences. It doesn't mean we are ill or broken.

What Shock Really Feels Like

Kristin Hackman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Parents
Kristin Hackman

I have always known I wanted another baby, I just felt like the table, van and house were missing someone.

Infertility: 16 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Who Is Childless But Not By Choice

Tracey Cleantis | Posted 06.25.2012 | Women
Tracey Cleantis

A primer on things best not to say to women who have been pumped full of mind-altering hormones and endured an alphabet soup of invasive procedures (ART, IVFs, ICSI's, IUI's), miscarriages and/or had failed adoptions.

Why I Froze My Eggs

Posted 03.12.2012 | Women

Anonymous | The Daily Muse I come home to my apartment after work to an unlikely scene: boxes of fertility drugs strewn everywhere and a biohazard ...

'Twins' Born Five Years Apart

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.05.2012 | Parents

Like most parents, Jody Blake, 38, brags to anyone who will listen about how exceptional her children are. But according to a report by the Press Asso...