Support Groups -- Self - Help Is the Best Help
Infertility causes great personal suffering and distress. Most of this is hidden from the public gaze, and this is why it is still not talked about openly. The reasons for the lack of public support for the infertile couple include the dismal ignorance about the causes of infertility and its...
Once Removed Once removed. That is how I have felt for most of my life. Standing apart once removed from the stuff of real, human life. Outside once removed looking in, an alien. Exempt from some invisible, inscrutable core human experience connection that seemed to initiate everyone else into... Infertility: A Jewish Perspective
Of late, we have spent much space in our newsletter talking about the children we are asked to find homes for, and about the process of adoption, open adoption, etc. We felt that we have neglected discussing that which brings many people to think about adoption: infertility. Since we are not... Using Donor Sperm
THERAPEUTIC INSEMINATION BY DONOR means using the sperm from a donor to achieve a pregnancy, and is a treatment option if the man is infertile. While TID is a well-established method for treating male infertility, it can be very difficult for the couple to accept. With the newer options for...
Adoption Not Automatic for Infertile Couples
August 5, 2013, 12:09 pm
Imagine if society talked about finding a marriage partner as matter-of-factly as it does about infertile couples adopting. Rather than sympathizing with two single friends, they would be pushed together and expected to fulfill each other’s expectations simply because they are both searching for... Is Everyone Called to Adopt?
October 17, 2013, 11:42 am
It took me a long time to come to grips with the fact that God was not calling my husband and me to adopt. Clearly, God loves adoption.
The Old Testament speaks of adoption as part of God’s plan. Exodus 2:10 speaks of the Pharaoh’s daughter adopting Moses, and Esther 2:7 speaks of how... Grieving the Ability to Adopt
August 6, 2013, 9:18 am
Many people understand the need for infertile couples to grieve the loss of their fertility, especially those who are unable to resolve their infertility with a mutually genetic child. But to grieve the ability to adopt? To understand this, one must first appreciate that adoption is not a go-to...
Becoming a Mother Through Adoption
January 17, 1991, the day the Gulf War broke out will be a day I will never forget. This day won't stick in my mind because of the bombings I saw live on television but because of the telephone call... An Open Adoption Story
All the preparations had been made for the baby shower: cake, decorations, games, flowers, balloons, food and drink. I was nervous because it was my first baby shower in our new home. No, it wasn't... A Dream Come True!
Her arms were full with three beautiful boys, but oh, how she longed for a little girl!Dresses and ruffles... dollies and posies... the mysteries of her womanhood as she grows... that first...
i'm 18 and trying to get pregnant - Fertility / Infertility ...
I am 21 and my boyfriend is 22, and I just found out that I am pregnant.Now the doctors told me it would be very hard for me to get pregnant because i have an unusual cycle, but i am and it was an accident, no doubt that i am not prepared for, and I am very scared.
Common Causes of Infertility - Are You Infertile?
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Time Magazine Contents Page - TIME
COVER STORIES. 56. MEDICINE: Making Babies. New insights into the mating dance of egg and sperm offer hope for the infertile. 22. NATION: Thou Shalt Not Build