Yearly Archives: 2011

Infertile Vacation Resolutions

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Vacation is a time that you can take a pause from the craziness of life, clear your thoughts and R-E-L-A-X!  For me it is almost like a middle of the year New Year’s Resolution.  One that actually does mean something.  It isn’t just a date on the calendar that people half halfheartedly pick the thing or […]

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Getting & Staying Organized Through Infertility

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By Rachel Strisik Being organized is important whether you are thinking about becoming of mom, in the middle of trying to have a child or have a child already.  It is more than just having an orderly desk and being able to know where your favorite shirt is located. Being organized can reduce your stress, […]

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Surrogacy: Get the facts and know yourself

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I recently had the honor of meeting Victoria and Jennifer Collier.  I spoke to them a few weeks ago in an interview and I asked them to share their journey to build a family here. We are Victoria and Jennifer Collier. We have been down just about every possible path in our journey to become […]

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Bridge to Baby, The Social Community for Infertility

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BridgeToBaby.com (BTB) was created by Marni Hotchkiss.  She has been struggling with infertility and Asherman’s Syndrome for many years. Her goal with BTB  is to help people build bridges and connect with others facing similar (often unspoken) struggles. She has such an amazing passion for this community!  She really  wants to share her experience both personally […]

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Family Act 2011, My Letter – What Is Your Personal Story?

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A few days ago in the post, Call to Action: Family Act 2011, The Infertility Tax Credit, I asked you to contact your local Senator to co-sponsor the Family Act 2011.   If you have a blog, facebook or twitter, copy your letter and add a comment below, link to this article and share! Here is my letter.. what will yours […]

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Call to Action: Family Act 2011, The Infertility Tax Credit

Do you have insurance that covers 100% of all of your infertility expenses?  Of course not, no one does.. or at least no one that I have ever met does.  Even if you have coverage, you have probably spent more than a few dollars on medications, treatments, co-pays and other types of charges relating to infertility. […]

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Resolve’s Night of Hope – Blogger Award 2011

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Each year Resolve, National Infertility Organization hosts the Night of Hope to recognize and honor the special people who make valuable contributions to the infertility community.  One of the categories is best blog.  Four blogs were selected based on blog posts that were written in response to Resolve’s Bust an Infertility Myth project.  Over 300 […]

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Infertile Relationships, What I really wanted to say!

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Our guest writer, Jasmine, has written another insightful post on infertility that she wanted to share with the IF community.  In her prior post, How Infertility Impacts Relationships, Jasmine shared how infertility can challenge relationships and offered her own strategy for dealing with these situations.    We all know that saying exactly what is in our minds at certain moments would […]

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