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Fat-Shaming Pregnant Women Has to Stop
We are in 2015, right?
Starting My IVF Cycle, and Beginning the Rest of Our Lives
Soon, I'll have an "embaby" inside of me and — God and science willing — our dream of starting a family will finally come true.
15 Life Lessons I Learned from My Unplanned Pregnancy
My unplanned pregnancy gave me so much more than a child; it gave me a new perspective.
You Never Know What Pregnancy Is Going to Look Like
Big, small, round, wide, perky — it truly does come in all shapes and sizes.
Let’s Stop Telling Women to Have Babies Early
Because you can’t predict love or fertility.
I Want a Pregnancy Re-Do
I want to relish the experience of my final pregnancy, and I didn't the last time around.
How (and Why) I Celebrate Three Years of Infertility
While each day adds more time to our already long journey, it also brings us closer to our goal.
I'm Not Less of a Mom for Having a C-Section, and Neither Are You
It doesn't matter how we gave birth: in a pool, at home, in an operating room — all that matters is that we are here to tell the tale.
labor and delivery
I Never Saw Myself Raising a Son
But I wouldn't change it for the world.
The Life of an Invisible Mother
Through due dates that never came, and birthdays never celebrated, we carry our pain.
7 Ways Getting Pregnant Can Be Unexpectedly Exhausting
After three years, how much can one person take?
The Worst Part of Infertility Are All the Questions with No Answers
When there are no answers, it's really hard not to try to create them yourself.
I'm Pregnant ... and So Is My Daughter
I'm 45, my daughter is 20, and our due dates are only three days apart.
There's Nothing Sexy About Our Pregnancy Journey
But at least we can laugh about it, right?
When Your Child Is Begging for a Sibling You Can't Give
My heart breaks every time my daughter asks for a baby sister, because it's something I want so badly too.
How I Knew Our Sperm Donor Was “The One”
If it weren't for him ...
Boob Groping and Other Things I Was Oddly Fine with During Childbirth
When you go to the hospital for delivery, all of the sudden it’s like your lady parts are a clearance bin at a department store.
11 Things That Go Through Your Head When Picking a Baby Name
#5. Teasing probability: I wouldn’t be against telling a handful of elementary schoolers your potential choice and letting them have a go at it first.
5 Realistic Ways to Reduce Stress While Trying to Conceive
The struggle is real.
Why Do I Feel Guilty About Wanting to Lose the Baby Weight?
Postpartum body image is a curious thing: there’s guilt for still carrying pregnancy weight, and guilt for caring.
body after baby
6 Ways to Prepare Yourself for IVF
After three years struggling to get pregnant (and maintain a pregnancy), I've learned a thing or two.
Saying Hello to IVF — Again
I go into this next chapter with a clean slate and an open, hopeful heart.
A Letter to Our Sperm Donor
When I think of where we are now — with you — I hope we'll be soon saying, "This is why."
Am I Addicted to Being Pregnant?
And if I am, can you blame me?
8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing About Your Pregnancy
#2. What are my boundaries?