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How to survive mother’s day with Infertility Surviving mother's day can be tough with infertility here's some hopefully helpful advice.

As mother’s day nears, it brings up many mixed emotions for me. Every year since I was a teenager, I’d attend church services and they’d have the young men, or young women hand out gifts to the mother’s on Mother’s day. I always thought someday that would be me. Even at 14, I knew my mission in life was to be a mommy, I longed for it, thirsted for it. When I got married in 2005 at 24 years old, I...

Our TTC Journey

I met my husband online in a Mormon Dating site back in 2005. He was moving to Arizona from Ohio to increase his chances of getting hitched. I was the first woman he met, and the last he dated. We were married 2 months after he got to Arizona. I’ve wanted to be a mommy my entire life, it’s the driving force behind everything I do. Needless to say we have never used contraceptives (unless advised by my fertility doctor...

Pregnancy is no laughing matter – Think before you become an April Fool Life is hard as a women with infertility and unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss. Please be considerate.

Life is hard as a women with infertility and unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss. Now I don’t say this to get pity just to open some peoples eyes, and encourage you to think and be considerate before you make fun and jokes out of pregnancy. Whether you’re announcing your preganancy as an April fool’s joke, or if you’re posting fake pee-sticks on Facebook or Twitter, it’s hurtful and down-right mean to those who’ve struggled for years to get pregnant. I try my...

Hey Fellow Mormons: Sex Is Not Just for Making Babies Many LDS couples wrongly believe that sex in married life is only for procreation, which is contrary to church doctrine.

Sex in a Mormon Marriage

Recently I was talking with a group of women from my church, many of those in the room were dealing with fertility issues. One thing that I noticed was every woman in the room but myself and one other hadn’t had sex in years except during fertility treatments as ordered by their fertility doctor. Many seemed to actually not enjoy it, or felt it was wrong to have sex unless working on “baby making”. Some women had husbands who didn’t have...