Category Archives: Guest Blog Posts

Learning about Your Body Can Ease the Emotional Stress of Infertility

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According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, many patients have compared the amount stress from undergoing fertility treatments to the stress of other major life events, like the death of a loved one or divorce. Even though the experience is a personal one and different for each patient, one of the things that can […]

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The Gift of Life Book Intro

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I recently received a copy of the book, the Gift of Life from Keily Adey.  This book was a very quick read.  I could so relate to this book because of my own person journey.  This book was written like a journal so I felt like I was right there with her each step of the […]

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Pregmama Works to Develop Therapy to Prevent Infertility

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I am personally very excited to share this with the My Hopeful Journey community because this research could be significant for women, like myself, that were diagnosed with infertility very young, or frequent miscarriages and birth defects. Many women in this community have had to deal with both the pain of infertility and pregnancy loss. […]

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MTV’s True Life Candace & Chris Join Us in the Girlfriend’s Survival Guide…

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Did you see the MTV documentary True Life, I’m Desperate to Have a Baby? This show was so amazing and it really did do a good job at showing the viewers (in a snapshot) what people with infertility endure.  Candace and Chris are going way beyond the show by continuing to share their story in […]

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I’m Not Crazy, I’m on Lupron – Summer Reading List Honorable Mention

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Just in case you haven’t noticed we have been doing a promotion for the Infertility Summer Reading list over the past few weeks and it has been a BIG hit!   We invited amazing authors from the Infertility Survival Kit to come together to share their amazing stories for you.  We invited the authors and the community […]

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A Story of Hope and Community Support – Grants for Infertility Treatment

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I recently spoke to Tim Edwards about Mavericks Miracle Babies and how this organization was founded.  I am always so impressed with the professionals that support infertility because so many of them have had their own personal experience with infertility and they have used this experience to help others in their journey.  Tim and Kelsey are an amazing couple […]

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Embyro Adoption: Share the Hope

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Today our guest blog post features Embryo donation and adoption, a new way to adopt! Rather than adopting a child who has already emerged from her mother’s womb, embryo adoption allows the adopting family to begin the adoption journey nine months earlier with pregnancy and childbirth. The following story is a guest blog post from Nightlight Christian […]

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Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation

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In December 2010, three other women and I who all attended a support group decided to organize an infertility awareness conference during National Infertility Awareness Week to support couples in the Kansas City area who were struggling to build their family.  We hoped for at least 50 attendees and were blown away when 200+ showed […]

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