Even though infertility affects at least 10% of the population, most couples feel as though they are the only ones struggling through it. Help give some reassurance to those encountering fertility problems by talking about your experience. Did you turn to in vitro fertilization or some other form of infertility treatment? Were alternative or natural fertility treatments useful for you? We want to hear your encouraging anecdotes about infertility and fertility treatments.

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Too Young, Too Stupid

I don't really think this counts as an infertility story, but I don't think it counts as a postpartum story either. The closest I can come to my issue is infertility-- that is, I want a baby but can't have one.

Why not? I'm barely 16. I'm halfway through high school. I'm not extraordinary in any way. I'm afraid of boys and I don't trust them with my body. I've never even had a boyfriend. But I want a baby. I want to be a mommy.

I can't though, because to be a vet like I've always dreamed, I have to go to college. And be "smart." Becoming a single mom at age 16 is anything but smart. My parents don't know; I'd feel like an idiot telling them, and they'd tell me that I am not ready. I'm probably not. But at times, my heart shoots down my brain's logic. I settle for taking care of other people's dogs and kids. But it's not the same, I want my own baby.

It's frustrating. I love to babysit, and the kids like that I make up new games for them and play with them instead of just setting them loose. But I can't babysit 24/7. Something about the whole situation makes me feel like I'm being selfish and that it isn't right for me to feel this way, but I can't help what I feel... It helps to write it, to share it, though. I will be praying for all of you who also hope for a baby, and for those who need help caring for them. Thanks for listening.


Ladies we are finding strength in GOD thats aweso

Hi friends,

Gabby and all the other beautiful ladies your so smart all of you. Gabby you made me smile and imelda you guys are precious in the site of GOD believe me when i say hes right here with us all i know where all trying to become mothers parents and we think were alone, but truthfully were not god is holding our hands we just have to stop take a min and feel him holding our hands imagine it invision it at doctors appointments on the way to to fertility treatment remeber god is in control. Your right gabby for some reason i feel the same way that were all going to be blessed with babies.

you see how god works the power of faith and praying we feel the same things gabbys right write about your pain but first call on god pray to god about your pain him first then us second. im still desperatly waiting fir this miracle after 7 years but i went out and bought baby clothes socks and bottles why because i have faith and hope for things to come im going to continue to live and let god help me along the way to get strong i still cry and ask god to help us have a baby and soon but then thats it i cry in the hands of god. it took me a while to get here i hated everyone and the world i hated when i found out someone was pregnant i cried when i saw pregnant women now i smile and embrace them talk with them im not giving up or in never i want this and i will continue to cry out to our jesus for help and strength.

ladies we will beome mothers in jesus name say it and believe it in his name speak pregnancy upon yourself speak good things to come in your life and then sit and watch god presnt himself in our lives we will have a testiomony we will help other women get thru this.

be brave and fight most importantly love,seek ,trust, have faith and hope, pray and fast (something i should start doing more of) and pray some more pray all the time every minute if you have too.

love freddie


My 4yr old wants a brother or sister

Hello ladies,
I am so nervous and don't know where to start off. My husband (38yrs) and I (27yrs.) have been married for 5 yrs. We have a beautiful 4 yr old son. When my son was 1 1/2 we found out that my husband had testicular cancer. He went through chemotherapy for 2 yrs and then got a very complicated surgery, called RPLND, that lasted 12 hours. It has been 2 yrs that he has been in remission. We are so happy and still praying to GOD that he will remain in remission forever.

So now my son is 4yr old and is asking for a brother or sister. When ever we go to the grocery store and he sees a baby he asks me where can we buy one. So it is very stressfull because my husband has a dry ejaculation and for that reason it is very had for my to get pregnant naturally.
So now, we went to see a infertility doctor where he will be getting testicular mapping and possibly getting pregnant through in-vitro. My insurance pays 50% and up to 3 cycles. Can someone give me more details on how this process works. I am so clueless and nervous. I really want to surprise my son when I get pregnant. I wish you all the best. Always stay positive, that helped me alot when my husband was going through his worst days of his life and never loose hope. GOD is always there and will always be there for you.



When I finally let go...

It only took me a year to conceive, but it felt like it was taking forever, since it was such a pre-occupation in my mind. Not only was I stressed about conception, but a lot of issues came right up in my face about my own upbringing. Once I resolved some of these issues and let go of my sense of urgency, I conceived straightaway. It inspired me to interview 15 couples who conceived after experiencing an emotional shift. My research confirmed that a wholistic approach to conception is so beneficial. The product of my research is a book called "Trying to Conceive - True Stories from Couples who overcame Infertility" (Finch Publishing 2008).

Michaela Ryan

Tracey and all women be encouraged

We are human and we will get discouraged sometimes but have faith have hope believe that god you see you thru please ladies pray and just ask god to help you get thru this help yor loved one get thru this strengthen you help you mostly for the desires of your heart and hears and he will answer . ive been trying for 7 years and nothing ive been depressed angry mean you name it i was it but i learn to let go and let god i still cry from time to time more like bawl but in the end when i pray i feel better i feel a boost of faith and hope energy to keep going god has seen me thru thus far and he will not leave nor forsake me anytime soon or ever for that matter and he's here for you ladies just believe in him trust him wait on him have faith and he will see as all thru in the end with beautiful babies god bless


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