My Love-Hate Relationship with Mother’s Day

Understand why Mother’s Day might be difficult for some women by reading a woman’s explanation of her love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day.

I have a love-hate relationship with Mother’s Day. I feel bad saying so, but there it is. My ambivalence toward the holiday surfaced that first year Chris and I tried to get pregnant. As we struggled to start our family over the next 2 years, it snowballed with a heavy lean toward the hate side. … Read more >>

Infertility Acronyms

Pregnancy announcement following IVF. Heart made of needles and empty med containers surrounds onesie and ultrasound picture.

In discussions about our infertility journey, you may see us use acronyms that seem like a random combination of letters. They’re actually standard acronyms used in the infertility community by doctors and patients alike. We’ve compiled a list of the infertility acronyms we came across most often—minus the “technical” medication abbreviations. Infertility Acronyms AF = … Read more >>