This week isn’t the first time we’ve touched on infertility on How Do You Do It? Check out these posts.
General Thoughts on Infertility
- National Infertility Week (2009): Krissy pointed out the importance of raising awareness of infertility.
- NPR Segment on Multiples and Infertility: Rebecca was bothered by this news story.
- Are They Natural?: Sadia ponders the insensitivity of asking a stranger about the details of their children’s conception. She tries to make the question an opportunity to remind people to be more considerate. She touches on the same topic from a more humorous perspective in It’s Okay to Think It: Responding to Twin Comments.
Personal Stories that Feature Infertility
- 10 Week Newbie: Katie felt increasingly marginalized as she was suck deeper and deeper into infertility treatments, but on finally achieving pregnancy with twins, the MoM community felt like home.
- Recovering from Infertility: Even as the mother of 16-month-old twins, Krissy feels the sting of infertility. This is her infertility tale. In Random Ramblings, she thinks about what it would take to grow her family further.
- On the other hand, Erin has put infertility behind her, she tells us in Am I a Fraud?
- In Inseparable, Carissa tells the story of how her boy/girl twins joined her family through international adoption, following years of failed attempts to conceive.
- Triplets: Angela’s Story: AngelaBickford3 conceived triplets after 3 years of infertility and two miscarriages, only to lose her son Carter as a newborn.
- On the Clock: Katie compares the cyclical natures of infertility, pregnancy and parenting infants.
This post is part of Infertility Tales 2014, How Do You Do It?‘s series to raise awareness about infertility and its impact on families. Please take a moment to read through some of the personal stories of loss, pain, fertility treatments, and success.