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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…

Creative Ways to Remember Your Angel Baby This Season

Lauren Bennett | December 13, 2019

Written by Alexis Marie Chute, Guest Blogger If your heart has been broken by the loss of a child in miscarriage, stillbirth or any time after delivery, the holidays may be tough. It’s a season that emphasizes children, family and togetherness. All the things bereaved parents yearn for.  When a baby dies, no matter what the age of the fetus or the child may have been, parents are left shaken,…

Infertility and the Holidays

Lauren Bennett | December 5, 2019

Written by Danisha Keating, Guest Blogger I was pregnant in July and lost the baby in September. I thought the hardest part about infertility was seeing “negative” on my pregnancy tests, but something is starting to slowly sink in…. Holidays and infertility.  The common questions are just around the corner, “Have you guys considered trying?” or “What about trying now?” or “Do you even want children?” or the little comments of…

Living in the House of Gratitude

Lauren Bennett | November 27, 2019

Written by Andrea Robinson, Guest Blogger It was 3 years ago…at 2:45 am…I was sitting in my near dark kitchen, welled up eyes, a strong black cup of coffee and a journal that was blank. There were questions like “What are you grateful for today?” and “What do you love about yourself?”  I couldn’t find an answer. I had been swimming and trying not to drown. I had said “YES”…


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