Tag Archives: infertility

8 tips to help support a friend with fertility issues

I went through fertility issues before I became a mother. Fertility issues are often a profound rollercoaster of hope, grief, loneliness and helplessness that overwhelms many who are struggling to have children. If you know a friend or family member … Continue reading

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Pregnancy and Parenting after Infertility

This post is the second in our Year of the Family 2014 series, a celebration of families. The pain and loneliness of infertility It took 3 years, 2 pregnancy losses and 4 intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles for my husband and me … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day reflections

I think Mother’s Day means something different for every single one of us. What does it mean for you?

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From Fertility Clinic to a Two-rrific Pregnancy!

This is the final post in a three-part series about the pregnancy, labour, birth and beyond. “Whoa…she’s HUGE!” is what I heard as I rounded the corner of a local Tim Horton’s shop.  A small herd of teenagers were referring … Continue reading

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