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How My Fifth-Grade Self Helped Me on My Fertility Quest

Jolie Jenkins | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Jolie Jenkins

I've always imagined having kids. And I always thought that when I was ready to be a mother, it would happen in a snap. A decade into our marriage, we felt ready. We excitedly began trying and nothing happened. Well, something happened: I couldn't get pregnant.

Sperm Donor #4282: A Love Story

Betsy Boyd | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Betsy Boyd

In the last year, over the course of four IUIs (intrauterine inseminations) and one IVF (in-vitro fertilization) procedure, I have purchased millions of sperm "donated" by men whose names, ages and places of birth remain unknown to me.

7 Ways You Can Support Someone Who Has Lost a Baby

Candace Wohl | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Candace Wohl

If you know someone that has recently had a miscarriage or infant loss, we have compiled a list of ways you can support them during their struggle to right themselves in a world turned up-side-down.

10 Words That Describe Infertility From A Dad Who's Been Through It

Steve Wiens | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Steve Wiens

Every time you have to go through another kind of treatment, you ask yourself: "Is it worth it? Do I really want it that bad?" And then in the very next breath, you are taken out by the sheer magnitude of how much you want a baby.

Romancing Infertility: How to Bring Sexy Back When Having Scheduled Sex

Stacie Krajchir | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Stacie Krajchir

"Sex, when you're dealing with infertility, is not great. My husband and I took a Jay-Z approach to the situation: We had 99 problems, but sex wasn't one of them."

Why Can't Anyone Get Pregnant?

Leslie Goldman | Posted 02.21.2012 | Women
Leslie Goldman

For perhaps the only time in our lives, we had found ourselves in the same position as a Kardashian.

Why Endometriosis Needs More Media Attention

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn N. Cohen

I'm not a Doctor, nor a Nutritionist, nor any type of medical professional. I am a woman who lives with mild endometriosis and I want to tell you why ...