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Nourishing Hope

Lauren Bennett | March 30, 2020

Written by Consumer Advocates, Guest Blogger As closely as we watch our bodies while trying to conceive—from tracking our cycles to charting our temperatures to studying our cervical changes—it’s amazing how many women experiencing infertility are still surprised when they get pregnant. But preparing to be pregnant is actually part of the job of trying to get pregnant. That’s why the medical community recommends both women and men pay close…

We Are Not Incompetent

Lauren Bennett | February 14, 2020

Written by Rebecca Paradis, Guest Blogger Hi Friends, My name is Becca. I’m an ER nurse living in Alaska with my husband, Aaron, and fur baby, Abby.  Aaron and I have been trying to conceive for a year now.  It’s been a year of dedicated cycle tracking, basil body temps, cervical symptoms, all the things.  Every month that goes by we become more settled into the idea that having a…

Infertility is Bigger than Babies

Lauren Bennett | February 5, 2020

Written by Guest Contributor, Tiffany Johnston Let’s talk a bit about the psychological warfare that is infertility. For those that have been following our story with What The Fertility, we began sharing about our journey about 3 years ago. We experienced a large number of failed treatments, loss of hope and eventually a few miracles. Just over a year ago I shared that we were pregnant naturally via video on…

Conceiving With Love: Increasing Fertility, Healing Shame

Lauren Bennett | January 2, 2020

Written by Denise Wiesner, Guest Blogger I recently received an email from a 43 year old patient who wrote about her journey in coming to terms with the sexual molestation she experienced at only five years old. Like so many young victims, she was threatened not to speak a word, a threat she took to heart for most of her life. But in this email, she discussed trying to dismantle…

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Lauren Bennett | December 17, 2019

Written by Guest Blogger, Jaimie Selwa Infertility is not funny. But laughter is the best medicine. When my husband and I decided to start trying for a child I was baffled it wasn’t working. I never thought in a million years I’d be struggling with infertility. I always wanted kids. I didn’t dream about my wedding, I would dream about being a mom. I’d drive my American Girl dolls to…


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