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From Infertility to Expecting: Why You Should Never Give Up

  Dr. Jerisa and husband Dr. Adam Berry to welcome first child For more than three years, Dr. Jerisa and her husband Dr. Adam Berry experienced the stressful effects of infertility. Having gone through both Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) twice, the path to parenthood became an ultimate test of perseverance. Dr. Jerisa ended up undergoing fibroid surgery, and...

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National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness

The Indian guru Osho once stated that, “The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” However, pregnancy can be a long and stressful road with many turns and tribulations. According to the CDC, it is estimated that in the United States, there...

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Is Adoption the Right Option For Me?

American author Robert A. Heinlein once stated: “Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation”. Going through IVF, or fertility treatments, in general, can be an extremely taxing and frustrating process. Sometimes it can make you feel extremely stuck in negative thoughts, as all you want is that smiling face of your baby swaddled in your arms. First of...

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How to Cope With Waiting on Conception

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If  you are one of the many couples dealing with fertility issues, you may be wondering how to cope with the wave of emotions that have arose. Family and friends don't always understand what it's like to struggle with conceiving and the overwhelming disappointment you feel each month when the pregnancy test comes back negative or the grief and loss felt...

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