Secondary infertility can be a challenging and traumatic experience for women and couples trying to conceive. The emotional toll can be overwhelming, and it is important to acknowledge and process these feelings. Seeking professional help, prioritizing self-care, and communicating with your partner are all essential ways to cope. Additionally, as a Black woman, it is important to recognize the unique challenges that come with infertility and seek out resources and support. Remember that you are not alone, and there is hope for a happy and healthy family in the future.

Coping With Secondary Infertility

As someone who has dealt with this, I want to talk to you about a topic that is not often discussed enough: secondary infertility. Secondary infertility is defined as the inability to conceive or carry a pregnancy to term after previously giving birth to a child. This experience can be incredibly challenging and psychologically traumatic […] Read more…

Holiday gatherings for those experiencing infertility can be anxiety-inducing. Here are 5 Tips for Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

5 Tips for Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

Because I’ve personally dealt with this through my experience with secondary infertility, I know what it’s like to sit through those awkward conversations during the holidays. Infertility of any kind is emotionally, mentally, and physically tough, and then add in intrusive questioning from [some] well-meaning family members, can make holiday gatherings something to dread. Related: […] Read more…

Frozen embryos in storage

Will the Roe v Wade Decision Affect My Frozen Embryos?

Having gone through IVF, I currently have 10 embryos in storage. Although I live in New York State where the overturning of Roe doesn’t affect residents, it’s important for me as someone who has gone through IVF and has embryos in storage to shed light on what this decision means for couples with frozen embryos […] Read more…

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