Loss after Infertility (Pt. 2) – How to deal with the aftermath.
When you have a baby after a miscarriage, it’s called a “Rainbow Baby.” My son Alef was a Rainbow Baby but, did you know that when one twin passes away that the baby is called a Sunset Baby? Alef was a Rainbow and then a Sunset. I never heard of this until recently, but it describes that loss perfectly. The sun sets on all the hopes, wishes, and dreams you had for them. When what was supposed to be my Rainbow turned into a Sunset, I was numb. The other twin who lives is called a Sunrise Baby, and I have one of those too. Part 3 will be all about her; I hope you will read the final chapter to learn more.
2020 is going to be your year!
2020 is your year!! First off, I am so proud of you for getting through the holidays. No easy feat for sure but you did it! As we are about to approach a new decade I challenge you to know what you want to feel more of and what things you would never want experience […]
My best tips for getting through the holidays while going through Infertility
I know it may not seem like the holidays were ever hard for me but, I promise you it wasn’t always this way. Not only are you in a season of Infertility but also in a season that promotes jolly, happy, present giving family holiday card receiving. Not a good mixture when you are on a roller coaster of hormones, hope and sometimes disappointment.
Find your Tribe!
Going through the infertility journey is hard – very hard and surrounding yourself with the right kind of people is essential! There may be times that you want to pull away and a true friend will understand this and give you the space you need. It is perfectly normal to feel sad when your BFF gets pregnant after her first try while you have been trying for so much longer. A true loving and supportive friend will understand.
Mother’s Day is NOT a Real Holiday!
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What it feels like to have a miscarriage after fertility treatments
When you are told it is not a good pregnancy you can’t help but thinking, what did I do wrong? Why isn’t this working? Why does GOD hate me? I spent all this money how could this be? I mean, there’s a million things that are going to go through your mind and a million things your body is going to go through at the same time.