infertility Articles
Blessed are the Children: A Prayer for Orphan Sunday
Tuesday, November 1st, 2011 by ddavanport
This Sunday, Nov. 6, is Orphan Sunday. Why dedicate a Sunday to orphans There is so much need in our world, so many valuable and good causes which claim our attention, its easy for even the best of causes to fall through the cracks. Hard to believe something as large and urgent a... Read more
“I am very grateful for having been adopted…don’t get discouraged by voices of discontent” –Another View from an Adult International Adoptee
Friday, October 28th, 2011 by ddavanport
We just received a comment on my blog about the role of international adoption in Korea and around the world. I didnt want this viewpoint to be lost at the bottom of the 61 comments on a month old blog, so Im re-posting it here. I speak as an adoptee, who lived in an ... Read more
Reproduction of the Dead and Obese Top Themes at the ASRM Conference & Voting on the Top Sperm Chotskies
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 by ddavanport
My boys were involved in scouting growing up. Younger scouts are expected to help older scouts with their Eagle projects, so over the years Ive dropped many a kid plus friends off at various Eagle project sites. There seems to be a distinct theme to these projects, and the theme ... Read more
Is Using Your Mothers Uterus an Option?
Monday, October 24th, 2011 by Linda Burke-Galloway
Infertility or the inability to have a baby can be devastating and affects approximately 10 percent of the female population. There are many conditions that prevent women from having children including and Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser syndrome or MKHS. MKHS is a rare disorder t... Read more
What You Need to Know about “Personhood” Legislation and Amendments
Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 by ddavanport
I received a call from a friend on the Resolve Advocacy Committee last week asking me to help spread the word about a constitutional amendment in Mississippi that can have a huge impact on the availablity of infertility treatment in that state. Although this time it only affects ... Read more
Life as a Mixed Race Family
Friday, October 14th, 2011 by ddavanport
There was a great article in the New York Times yesterday about being a mixed race family in America whether by marriage or adoption In Strangers Glances at Family, Tensions Linger. Times they are definitely changing, but folks, weve got a long way to go. Multiracial families are... Read more
Supporting Single Moms in Korea
Thursday, October 13th, 2011 by ddavanport
A few weeks ago I posted a blog on what is happening to international adoption in South Korea, to the children who are not being adopted, and what it means to international adoptions in general. We had a lively and informative discussion in the comment section, which included som... Read more
My top ten tips for dealing with infertility
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 by Lisa Rouff
I've been in the infertility world, both personally and professionally, for a long time now. Over this time, I have witnessed some strategies for dealing with infertility which seemed to consistently move things in a positive direction. I thought it might be useful to summarize t... Read more
Labeling Kids — How Much To Share and With Whom
Tuesday, October 11th, 2011 by ddavanport
I posted a blog on Friday about over-sharing TMI Too Much Information Should We Tell Our Childs Story and received this thoughtful question. Ill give my thoughts, but this is one where Id really like to hear how you have handled similar situations. My son has FASD and ADHD and I ... Read more
Dora the Explorer Didn’t Make the Cut-Racially Specific Toys for Transracial Adoptees
Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 by ddavanport
When my daughter was little I spent way too much money and way too much time finding just the right Asian baby doll. When she was old enough for Barbies, I broke my I dont buy Barbies rule to buy her the Asian one although it hardly looked Asian to go along with the three ... Read more
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