infertility Articles
Causes and Treatments of Premature Ovarian Failure
Thursday, January 29th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Premature ovarian failure goes by many namespremature ovarian insufficiency, primary ovarian insufficiency, diminished ovarian reserves, and premature menopause, but basically they all refer to loss of normal ovarian function before age 40.You may have symptoms, such as the abnor... Read more
Causes, Treatment, & Prevention of Premature Ovarian Failure
Thursday, January 29th, 2015 by ddavanport
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What causes premature menopause or ovarian failure What are the symptoms What can you do to prevent and treat it Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, will interview Dr. Mark Perlo... Read more
Dying to Have a Baby: The Death of a 56-Year Old Mother of Twins
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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It happened again; another heart-breaking horror story. In less than 2 weeks after reporting about the death of Erica Morales, a first-time 36 year old mother who died after delivering quadruplets, Lisa Swinton McLaughlin died at age 56, one week after delivering twins. Their sem... Read more
Ten Things Adult Transracial Adoptees Want You to Know
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Love your kids with your whole heart. Love may not be everything, but it is a great step in the right direction. Let your children know that you are always open to talking about adoption and race by bringing these topics up periodically. Look for opportunities in your everyday li... Read more
“Sometimes I Hate The Person Infertility Has Made Me”
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 by ddavanport
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For better or worse, infertility changes us. How could it not We have desperately wanted something and been denied. We have had our hopes dashed month after month. We have had to debate with ourselves how far to go down the medical maze; how much to spend; what to sacrifice Weve ... Read more
Sad News Regarding Dr. Greg Keck
Monday, January 26th, 2015 by ddavanport
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The adoption and attachment world lost one of the greats with the death of Dr. Greg Keck, author of Adopting the Hurt Child and Parenting the Hurt Child. He died of a heart attack and left us way too soon. I am blessed to have been able to interview him on the Creating a Family T... Read more
Five Things To Do To Help You Get Pregnant
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 by ddavanport
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The top five things you can do to increase the odds of getting pregnant other than obviously having sex during your fertile times according to Dr. Sheeva Talebian, with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York are as follows. These tips will apply regardless whether you are t... Read more
Lifestyle Choices that Increase Your Chances of Getting Pregnant
Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 by ddavanport
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What lifestyle choices affect your ability to conceive or the odds of fertility treatment working How do diet, drinking alcohol, and exercise affect getting pregnant and miscarriage risk Do supplements work Host Dawn Davenport interviewed Dr. Sheeva Talebian, a board certified Re... Read more
Are Adopted Teens More Likely to Kill Themselves?
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 by ddavanport
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On October 9, 2014 Fisseha Sol Samuel took his own life leaving behind confusion, blame, and the almost unbearable grief caused by suicide. Fisseha was 20 years old, and from all accounts loved life, soccer, friends, and family. His brother Lee said at his funeral that Fisseha wa... Read more
Embryo Donation a Win-win for Both Couples
Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 by ddavanport
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USA Today highlights embryo donation as a growing option for family building in their Jan article titledCouples give up frozen embryos for adoption. They highlighted the Henderson family whose religious beliefs led them to donate their 11 unused embryos to the Gassman family who ... Read more
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