Tag: IVF

Infertility Retrospective: Things I Learned and Wished I’d Known

You would not know it to see me now, struggling through the grocery store with two toddlers and two older children at 5 p.m....

Infertility Isn’t Something to Be Ashamed of (Even Though I Was)

This is this fifth and final post in a series by an author who has chosen to remain anonymous during her two-year fertility journey...

Why Do I Get Crap For Having ‘Only’ One Child?

I get this question a lot — I’m sure many of you do, too. Mainly by strangers, but sometimes by acquaintances who don’t know me...

Part IV: In Vitro Round Two – Making it to Transfer...

This is Part IV in a series of blog posts by the author who has chosen to stay anonymous during her fertility journey. Click...

Part III: I Feel Like an IVF Failure

This is Part III in a series of blog posts by the author who has chosen to stay anonymous during her fertility journey. Click...

Part II: I Said Yes — 10 Things I Learned As...

This is Part II in a series of blog posts by the author who has chosen to stay anonymous during her fertility journey. Click...

PART I: The IVF Conundrum — Is It Worth It?

I recently turned 40, and of course, I immediately freaked out that my eggs were getting older — perhaps deteriorating even as I write this...

Secondary Infertility: When Conception Isn’t Easy the Second Time Around

Couples believe that once they have had a child, there will be no issues conceiving again and unfortunately this isn’t always the case. Secondary...

My IVF Journey, Part I: Making the Decision, Asking Big Questions

It is an awful thing to admit to yourself you will never be able to get pregnant. All those times I babysat as a...