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INFERTILITY, PREGNANCY LOSS,
AND LIFE

 

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Podcasts & Articles

I’ve had the privilege of partnering with some amazing women the past few years. Below are a list of articles and podcast interviews that I think you might find useful.

PODCAST

BEAT Infertility

Episode 228: BALANCED TRANSLOCATION

Learning to Sit Still

The Temptations of Infertility


Fertility Stories

God is Close to the Broken

My Miscarriage: And Other Uninvited Events

Life After Miscarriage

Episode #287

The Miscarriage Doula Podcast

Coming Soon

ARTICLES

 

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ART FOR HEALING AFTER MISCARRIAGE

2021 has been a challenging year for so many women. Those who have suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth must sit at home in isolation, unable to have physical contact with their friends and family. Others have canceled cycles, rescheduled appointments, and put their hopes and dreams of starting a family on hold.


There is no better time for women to utilize art for healing after a miscarriage or prolonged infertility.

 

7 ARTICLES FOR BEREAVED MOTHERS

For International Bereaved Mother's Day

International Bereaved Mother's Day is an attempt to get back to the heart of the holiday. It's to recognize all mothers and celebrate all life, no matter how long or short, whether in the womb or out of the womb. All mothers should be recognized, celebrated, and loved.

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THE 10 WORST TERMS FOR MISCARRIAGE

Interview with Dr. Mary Sawdon and Remarks from Dr. David Hutchon

This post is to raise awareness for National Infertility Awareness Week to empower you and change the conversation around infertility.

I’ve discovered the meanest, most misleading vocabulary ever to hit the ears of women going through miscarriage or pregnancy loss.

 

PREGNANCY LOSS POEMS

For National Poetry Month

To me, a poem is a personal observation best served on paper and in our hearts. It's an expressive medium that allows someone to share the most intimate parts of themself, without answering to the rules of common written language. My favorite part is that a poem has the freedom to take on many forms.

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HOW TO SURVIVE THE BROKEN ROAD TO MOTHERHOOD

| Talk | Write | Pray | Read |

When I experienced my miscarriages, I was not okay. And five years after that difficult season, I’m still convincing myself that it was okay to not be okay. If you are stumbling around in the dark trying to find the light, don’t give up. God is close to the brokenhearted and I believe with all my heart, He is close to your busted- into-a-million-pieces heart.

 

I HAVE BALANCED TRANSLOCATION

And Two Healthy Children

My second miscarriage happened on a Sunday morning, the day after my best friend's baby shower. I was reminiscing about how much fun I had the night before and how I finally escaped the pain of infertility. Then, everything changed. My joyful anticipation turned into cries of unimaginable grief.

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5 WOMEN OF FAITH ON THE EXTREMES OF INFERTILITY

Infertility is Extremely [Fill in YOUR Blank]

I wanted to give our readers an opportunity to see infertility through another lens. So I asked 5 women of faith to share their personal experience with infertility. It should surprise no one that all five women of faith came up with 5 different fill in the blank answers to this really hard question...

 

THE NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF INFERTILITY

And How to Fight Back

Discover the 18 major negative effects of infertility with an easy infographic explanation. Read about anxiety, depression, fear, and most importantly, how to fight against infertility with your mind.

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