Resources

Welcome to the Fertility Blog A-Z and Everything In Between

April 6th, 2011
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Welcome to the new series of Fertility Blogs! As a Mom and a woman who had some of the most excruciating experiences with my infertility treatments, I can empathize and sympathize with every woman, man and family during these emotional times. A friend once asked me to describe myself, using one word, starting with the [...]

The Goal of Fertility Treatments

April 20th, 2010
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The Southeast Chapter of RESOLVE is having it’s first annual Family Building Conference on May 1st in Atlanta, Georgia (CLICK HERE for more information). Beyond being a spectacular idea – getting people together with experts to discuss issues surroung infertility – it is also very well named! The conference intends to “address the medical, emotional, [...]

Fertility Clinic Reports

June 5th, 2009
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When you make the decision to seek the help of a fertility specialist you often just choose the closest fertility clinic to where you live. That isn’t a bad thing considering you have to factor how inconvenience and travel will affect you and your cycle if you decide (or are forced) to go outside of [...]

Categories: Causes, Resources, Treatment

Books About Infertility

May 20th, 2009
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When we made the decision to move onto IVF I got tunnel vision and suddenly felt as if I had to know everything there was about the process, about other women’s experiences, and about infertility in general. In addition to seeking out information on the internet and joining forums, I also read as many books [...]

Lots of Infertility Information at Your Fingertips

January 29th, 2008
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If you are looking for information about anything related to infertility, you can likely find what you are looking for at FertilityCommunity.com. Those of you who found this blog through a search engine might not be aware that this blog is only one part of a much bigger site. At FertilityCommunity.com, you can read about [...]

Categories: Resources

Off-Broadway Play about Infertility: “He’s Having a Baby”

December 14th, 2007
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It is not often that I wish I lived in New York. I am a Southern gal through and through and enjoy the milder temperatures of the South. However, my geographical location is causing me to miss out on seeing an interesting off-Broadway play about infertility. I hope that some of my readers can check [...]

Categories: Media

Portrayal of Infertile Couples on Television

November 16th, 2007
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Infertility is a topic that comes up quite a bit on television shows. While fertility procedures are stressful and emotionally painful for those going through them, the procedures can be portrayed quite comically by the entertainment industry. Take the television show Coach as an example. Their fertility treatment episodes aired before I went through fertility [...]

Categories: Media

“Webinar” on Fertility Treatment Advances

November 9th, 2007
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Yesterday, I received an e-mail from RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association about an upcoming “webinar” on fertility treatment advances. The full title of the webinar is Fertility Treatment Advances: How the Last Decade of Success is Paving the Way for the Future. I have never heard the term “webinar” before, but I deduced that it [...]

Categories: Resources

Book Review: Infertility by Cindy Lewis Dake

August 13th, 2007
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In my last post, How to Structure a Fertility Support Group, I mentioned that I selected the book Infertility: A Survival Guide for Couples and Those Who Love Them by Cindy Lewis Dake as the text for the support group I founded. Before continuing the support group discussion, I would like to review the book [...]

Categories: Book Reviews

Book Review: Laughin’fertility

August 8th, 2007
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Lisa Safran has written a funny book called Laughin’fertility, which focuses on the humorous aspects of fertility procedures. (I referenced her book in my last post, Fertility versus Infertility.) Considering how depressing the whole process can be, I think it is a great idea to find a way to laugh through your tears. This is [...]

Categories: Book Reviews