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Pin The Tail on the Sperm

First, I’d like to start with a few of the “fertility fun” highlights from this past week: There was the woman who told me that a doctor told her thirteen years ago, her doctor said she was fertile. Thirteen years ago? Honey, we were ALL fertile thirteen years ago. There was a different woman crying …

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Infertility Confidential: Infertility Info That You Need to Know and May Get Me Killed

Do you ever meet up with a friend for dinner or coffee and they are like, “Oh my god! I have SO much to catch you up on!” That’s exactly how I feel. Although I have no big news, I did want to fill you in on the latest in my life in general. That …

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Forty, Fat, Infertile and Falling Apart

This past week, I received an email from a 50-something-year-old asking me if I could take the DNA from her dead husband’s ashes and use them to get her pregnant. I should note that I’m holding a pen in my hand… not a magic wand. Although this is the first time the word “cremation” was …

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The “Sunflower Strategy”

Whenever you ask yourself, “Where is Jay? Why hasn’t she blogged in a while?” (Not that any of you have actually asked yourself this question but humor me for a moment), I want you to picture me sitting at my desk at Fertility Authority fielding such questions and comments as: “I’m calling about fraternity treatment.” …

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Join The Movement: We Are a Group of Determined People

 “We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.” – Sonia Johnson A week ago, at 4am, I woke up suddenly and I was shaking. I had a horrible dream about having a painful egg retrieval while …

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Grateful for Infertility?

First, let me start out by sharing that this morning, my almost 14-month-old son found my vibrator. This is a moment I will NOT be recording in his baby book.  March 21st, 2012 – First time he discovers mommy’s sex toy. He was playing with my alarm clock which is on my nightstand when our …

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The Infertility Intervention

Through my own experience with infertility and now, my job working with those struggling to conceive, I am reminded over and over again, hour by hour, how frustrating and endless it all seems. It’s overwhelming and humbling to think how not being able to have a family can destroy so many aspects of your life. …

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