Tag: Infertility

This Is the Face of Secondary Infertility

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The white stick dropped into the trash can, conspicuously face-up, showing just one little pink line. When we first started trying for another baby, I...

As a Loss and Infertility Parent, I See Things Differently

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I follow a lot of moms in the loss and infertility community. Most of them, by now, have received their miracle, one way or...

Part 1: Infertility-You Never Know How Bad You Want Something Until...

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We just sat there and cried . . . in the booth at Chili’s . . . both of us . . . just...

Part 3: Infertility-What Doesn’t Break You Makes You Crazy

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Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this infertility story. There it was. My Aunt, in her kindness, had begun this thing. She started the "Baby Love"...

Part 2: Infertility is the Baby Carriage That Hits Like a...

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Read Part 1 of this infertility series here. There's that sequence from the movie UP that hits me hard every time. Those two sweet kids...

Be Gentle with Your Friends Going Through Secondary Infertility

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It happened again the other day: the group of women I was sitting with started talking about the best age gap between children and...

April Fools’ Pregnancy Announcement :: Think Before Hitting “Publish”

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April Fools' Day is right around the corner, and you may have started planning the perfect prank. Perhaps you decided to fool your family...

No Refunds, Exchanges, or Do-Overs: Pregnancy and Loss

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As a teacher, I often hear kids tell each other, "You get what you get, and you don't throw a fit." They say this...

Food and Fertility: A Quick Guide to Reproductive Health

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How Common is Infertility? Infertility is fairly common. It affects 1 out of every 10 couples trying to conceive. Issues in fertility are traced to...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Surrogacy

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April 22 - 28 is National Infertility Awareness Week. We wanted to recognize those who struggle with infertility and the difficult decisions that infertility can bring. Many...

Infertility Awareness :: Tips for Encouraging A Friend in Need

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Longing. Loneliness. Heartache. Bitterness. Rejection. A Broken Heart. All of those things can be a result of infertility.  The seemingly endless cycle of infertility is daunting and...

Albuquerque Mom’s Blog :: Introducing Martha Navarro

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Albuquerque What can I say? I like big cities! When I was a little girl, my Mom and Dad lived in Belen, Socorro, and finally,...

The Waiting Game: Trying to Conceive

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Trying to conceive can feel like the waiting game before the nine month waiting game we're dreaming about. It's been 5 months and 4...