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The Lonely World Of Inferility

David Vienna | Posted 04.03.2013 | Parents
David Vienna

Aside from essentially mourning a death or two each year, coping with infertility was -- and is -- a lonely, lonely place.

How I Almost Lost My Son

Nadine Young | Posted 03.31.2013 | Parents
Nadine Young

I think of the string of coincidence (or are they miracles?) every day.

Family Shaping

Sarah Buttenwieser | Posted 03.24.2013 | Parents
Sarah Buttenwieser

Throughout my own reproductive life, I've thought about this when the notion of "family planning" comes up. I forged a path through life, some of it plotted and tried for, and some of it... not.

The Gut-Wrenching Experience We Can Finally Let Go

Charlie Capen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Charlie Capen

I said, "I want to go beat things and run fast." She said, "I just want to cry and go to sleep." We probably could've used a dose of each other's advice, truth be told.

Amber Rose, Wiz Khalifa Reveal Heartbreaking Loss

Posted 12.13.2012 | Black Voices

Everything's coming up roses for model Amber Rose and her rapper fiance Wiz Khalifa. The doting soon-to-be mom recently showed off her nude baby bump ...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Video Of Embryos Could Reveal Chance Of Miscarriage

Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 12/04/2012 01:32 PM EST on LiveScience Amazing time-lapse videos of embryos in the ve...

My Two Abortions

Kate Blanchard | Posted 01.26.2013 | Religion
Kate Blanchard

I read the news of the death of 31-year-old Savita Halappanavar with horror and grief. Part of my reaction comes from a sense of "there but for the grace of God go I."

Miscarriage and My Battle With the Internet

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

When I had my first ultrasound during my first pregnancy, I knew something was wrong.

WATCH: Why Men Need To Talk About Miscarriage

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.06.2012 | Parents

Each year, millions of people suffer the devastation of losing an unborn child. But despite how often they occur, miscarriages and stillbirths are st...

Heartbeat: My Involuntary Miscarriage And 'Voluntary Abortion' In Ohio

Tamara Mann | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Tamara Mann

On June 19, the state of Ohio declared that I had a voluntary abortion. My rabbi and my doctors disagreed. I simply wanted to be pregnant.

My Miscarriage: The Story I Will Keep Telling

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Most people I know have suffered this kind of loss. But that doesn't make it any easier when it happens.

Infertility, Miscarriage, Autism, Widowhood -- and other Funny Tales

Amy Lennard Goehner | Posted 12.12.2012 | Parents
Amy Lennard Goehner

Fred and I had only 11 years together. But we packed a lot in.

I'm Having A...

Steve Hutensky | Posted 11.28.2012 | Parents
Steve Hutensky

We make plans and life takes it's own path. In the end, I'd say the big lesson for me has been about trust -- trust that things happen when they're meant to happen; trust that we're being taken care of by a higher source; trust when our intent is grounded in love.

Surprising Group Of Women More Likely To Miscarry

Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents

By: Katharine Gammon, LiveScience Contributor Published: 08/27/2012 04:29 PM EDT on LiveScience For years, researchers have searched for the rea...

Ann Romney's Heartbreaking Loss

Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

Ann Romney, who has spoken candidly about her battle with multiple sclerosis and surviving breast cancer, suffered a previously-undisclosed miscarriag...

Should Expectant Parents Share the News on Facebook?

Larry Magid | Posted 10.16.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

As with anything, you should think carefully before you post the good news that you're expecting. Do you really want to share this with the world? Is there anyone -- perhaps an employer or a family member -- who you're not quite yet ready to tell?

12 Things You Should Never Ask a Woman

Erica Berman | Posted 10.10.2012 | Women
Erica Berman

It seems no woman in her 20s, 30s or even 40s -- not even celebrities -- can have a belly bulge the size of a grape without someone speculating she is pregnant.

'The Real L Word', Episode 3: Losing Charlie

Kacy Boccumini | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Kacy Boccumini

We belong to a group of people that no one wants to belong to -- the parents of lost children -- and we were going to be the voice for their story, regardless of how difficult.

No Matter When it Happens, Loss of a Pregnancy Can Be Devastating

Erica Berman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Erica Berman

This was a major turning point in my life. It didn't make sense to me, and it did not seem right. It is one of the reasons I gave up my former career path, went back to school, and became an infertility counsellor.

Our Daughters, Moms, and Sisters: Republican Attacks on Women's Choice Should Also Mobilize Men

Hans Johnson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.

Don't be afraid to ask the hard questions

Catriona Harris | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Catriona Harris

A stillbirth is defined as a loss of pregnancy after 20 weeks. It was something I didn't realize happened with modern medicine.

Healthy Pregnancies Aren't Just Down To Mums

Dr. Dawn Harper | Posted 07.29.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Dawn Harper

This isn't the government telling people what to do, and it certainly isn't the government telling mums they're on their own in bringing up a baby. This is about supporting them through every step of the way and being the one-stop-shop for useful suggestions on how to give their baby the best start possible.

My Friend Got Pregnant! Why Can't I Be Happier For Her?

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Claire Bidwell Smith

When I was 26 years old, two of my best friends became pregnant within a month of each other. Upon word of their news, I promptly burst into tears -- ...

Women Have Staggering Number Of Unplanned Pregnancies In Their 20s, Report Shows

Posted 04.25.2012 | Women

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 04/25/2012 08:02 AM EDT on LiveScience More than two-thirds of pregnancies in unmarri...

Medical Research Explains Frida Kahlo's Infertility And Imagery

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Frida Kahlo's works conveyed complex physical and psychological turmoil, often with astounding anatomical accuracy. Infertility remained a motif throu...