Understanding Social Infertility: An Evolving Term in Reproductive Health

Engaging in allyship with the LGBTQIA+ community entails, among other things, educating ourselves about the unique challenges they face. One significant issue is the often complicated journey to parenthood for those who choose that path. Social infertility is a new and evolving term describing this process. In recent years, infertility has gained awareness, resulting in…

10 Things You Need To Know About Infertility During Infertility Awareness Week

1. Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after one year of unprotected sex for heterosexual couples. With this said, many physicians recommend that women over the age of 35 seek specialized fertility care after six months of unprotected sex in heterosexual partnerships. 2. Infertility is not uncommon. In the U.S., one…

Virtual Infertility Support Group Starting August 2020

No person feels prepared to confront infertility and the grief, isolation, and fear that may follow the diagnosis. COVID-19 created unprecedented disruptions in daily living and medical care, including fertility treatment. You may have felt even more uncertain and hopeless. You are not alone. We are excited to announce the launch of our virtual Infertility…

Breathe: A mind/body workshop for women facing infertility will be held on June 2, 2019

Breathe: A Mind/Body Workshop for Women Facing Infertility will be held at Wildflower on Sunday, June 2nd, 2019 from 10 am to 2pm. No woman feels prepared to confront her infertility diagnosis and treatment. It is impossible to anticipate the shock, grief, isolation, and exhausting cycle of hope and fear that characterize the experience of…

I am “1 in 8”.

I am one of the 7.3 million that infertility affected.  I am one of the lucky ones; I am an infertility “survivor”.  I write this to honor and support the women currently on their infertility journey. I am open about my infertility struggle.  I am proud of my struggle.  I am proud of the immense effort…

The Psychological Turmoil of Infertility and the Power of Validation

One in eight couples experience infertility, making it more common than breast cancer and as common as type 2 diabetes. The waiting rooms of fertility clinics overflow with worried couples who hope that the scientific advances in assisted reproductive technologies will help their dream of becoming parents come true. What many women and men are…

Breathe: A Mind/Body Workshop for Women Facing Infertility

We are excited to announce Breathe: A Mind/Body Workshop for Women Facing Infertility, which will be held at Wildflower on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 from 10 am to 2pm. No woman feels prepared to confront her infertility diagnosis and treatment. It is impossible to anticipate the shock, grief, isolation, and exhausting cycle of hope and…