HOW DO YOU GO ON? – By: Elie Salomon

2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

I am part of a facebook group of women who are going through infertility. Recently, someone wrote a post asking for advice on how to have the strength to go on after multiple failures. I wanted to respond, but didn't feel I had the right word s to share, but still really wanted to [...]

HOW DO YOU GO ON? – By: Elie Salomon2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

What Hurts The Most – By: An Anonymous Husband

2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

Mother’s day is a hard day for me. My childhood home was a house where every day was Mother’s day (and our mother would remind us of that!). I lost my mother when I was newly engaged, the most exhilarating and stressful time of my life. Losing a parent at any point in one’s [...]

What Hurts The Most – By: An Anonymous Husband2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

Infertility: A Path to Parenthood- By: Linda Korn

2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

I’m sitting cross legged on the floor with my childhood friend Robin; two pre-teens pinching each other, wondering Are we really here, or Is this a dream? How would we know the difference? What will I be when I grow up?  Have I already met my husband?  What will our children be like? I’m [...]

Infertility: A Path to Parenthood- By: Linda Korn2019-08-26T14:32:46-07:00

The Infertility Prayer – By: Anonymous

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

I remember learning how the Imahot (the Matriarchs) struggled to have children, how Chana yearned for sons. Teacher after teacher would explain that Hashem gives us struggles because He wants our prayers. He wants our soul, our heartfelt prayer! Well here goes nothing: Hashem, please make this month the last. Please let me be [...]

The Infertility Prayer – By: Anonymous2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

Another Curveball – By: Elie Salomon

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

I navigated infertility, and thank God, after the many ups and downs, I now have 4 children. I still speak openly, to anyone who will listen, in the hopes that my story may help others on their fertility journeys. I AM NOT A DOCTOR. I write that in bold because I do not dispense medical [...]

Another Curveball – By: Elie Salomon2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

Sixteen Months and Counting – By: Anonymous

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

Sixteen months ago I walked arm in arm with my parents with slow and steady steps to my Chupah to meet my beloved under a canopy of white. Sixteen months ago I walked around him seven times, seven circles of envelopment, seven turns of intimacy and of building a home together. Sixteen months ago we [...]

Sixteen Months and Counting – By: Anonymous2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

The Sunday Blues – By: Anonymous

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

When I was younger I would look forward to Sundays. It was the day my family would do fun things together, maybe see my cousins, or go shopping and out for lunch. But as I got older, Sundays just didn't have the same value. I remember when I was single, Sunday would seem like a [...]

The Sunday Blues – By: Anonymous2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

What It Means To Have Secondary infertility – By: Anonymous

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

When I was in my early twenties, and had just gotten engaged, the mother of one of my close friends didn't come to our engagement party. I heard later that it was because it was too difficult to experience while having a few older unmarried daughters. At the time I didn't understand. Unfortunately, now I [...]

What It Means To Have Secondary infertility – By: Anonymous2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

Chanukah: A Prayer For Miracles – By: Elie Salomon

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

I remember the aftermath of my first miscarriage. Many times people don’t even realize they have had a miscarriage when it happens so early in the game, but since I was going through fertility treatments, in this case an IUI, I knew that I had conceived, I knew that it had implanted and the cells [...]

Chanukah: A Prayer For Miracles – By: Elie Salomon2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

Don’t Forget Me – By: Gila Muskin Block

2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00

A reflection on the emotions related to infertility and friendship: During the past few months I have been asked by some of my friends to describe what it is they could do to be a supportive friend. Although I cannot speak for everyone navigating infertility, I decided to share some of my thoughts. Everything has been [...]

Don’t Forget Me – By: Gila Muskin Block2019-08-26T14:33:03-07:00