infertility Articles
Did You Do Something to Cause Your Miscarriage?
Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Its rare to find a women that has experienced a miscarriage that doesnt wonder on some level if she did something that might have caused the miscarriage or something that she could have done to prevent it. Did that fall I took when I was 8 weeks pregnant somehow dislodge the embr... Read more
Latest Development in the Cause & Prevention of Miscarriage
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by ddavanport
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What causes miscarriage and what can women do to prevent them Host Dawn Davenport interviewed Dr. Ruth Lathi, Director of the Recurrent Pregnancy Loss program at Stanford University, and Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Stanford University School of Medicine.... Read more
6 Crucial Things Kids Must Know about Adoption by Age Six
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 by ddavanport
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That they were adopted. If youre struggling with how to begin that conversation, start with reading age appropriate adoption books and making a lifebook. That adoption is a normal way for families to grow. Children can be raised by the parents who gave birth to them or by parents... Read more
Learning to Trust Your Body: Pregnancy After Infertility
Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by ddavanport
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If after all the fertility doctors, shots, and testif after all the tears and prayers you finally get pregnant you deserve to relax and settle into a blissful pregnancy, right You may deserve it, but seldom does it work out that way. Many who have suffered through infertility and... Read more
The art of being infertile in the internet age: When not to pay attention, and why
Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Lisa Rouff
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Last week there seems to have been a little bit of a kerfuffle about Dolce and Gabbana's expressed opinions on children born via IVF and on non-traditional families. I'm only hazily aware of what they said, and I think I'm going to keep it that way, for the sake of my own mental ... Read more
New Research Helps Women With Repeated IVF Failures
Thursday, March 19th, 2015 by ddavanport
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For a pregnancy to occur both an embryo and the uterus must be at exactly the right stage for implantation. There is a limited period of time where both the embryo and uterine lining will be at thisstage, and this is called the window of implantation. There is a range for both em... Read more
What Makes a Good Embryo for IVF
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Which embryos in IVF are more likely to implant and grow for 9 months and result in a healthy baby What can patients and doctors do to select the best embryo to give you the best chance of a successful pregnancy Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the na... Read more
Need a little video inspiration for the infertility journey?
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Infertility and fertility treatment can be discouraging and disheartening, so sometimes you need a little inspiration for the journey. We LOVED these videosespecially the one by the Park family. Our Exec. Director, Dawn Davenport, was one of the judges for this contest by Ferring... Read more
9 Surprising Facts About Adopting a Baby from Foster Care
Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 by ddavanport
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Adopting a baby from foster care happens more often than you might think and seems to be on the rise. Check out these 9 facts you probably didnt know about adopting an infant from foster care. It is possible to adopt a baby from foster care. Infants children under the age of 1 ar... Read more
What’s Behind the Dolce & Gabbana “Synthetic Baby” Controversy
Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 by ddavanport
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In an interview with an Italian magazinePanorama fashion designers Domenico Dolce and StefaGabbana, who are both gay and were a couple for 23 years until breaking up in 2005, said the following Im not convinced by those I call the children of chemicals, synthetic children. Wombs ... Read more
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