infertility Articles
Fox’s “Response” to Our Email Apology Campaign
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 by ddavanport
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We have heard nothing specific from Fox News on our email campaign soliciting an apology for Dr. Ablows statement on the Feb. 15 Fox & Friends that David Brock, the founder of Media Matters, was paranoid and obsessed with power because he was adopted. Dr. Ablow did publish th... Read more
Should Obese Women be Banned from In Vitro Fertilization?
Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 by ddavanport
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The is a debate going on in the infertility medical circles about whether doctors should have a weight limit on women seeking IVF. Although weight limits for fertility treatment are controversial, they are already the reality in several countries. In New Zealand, obese woman are ... Read more
Not quite free to be you and me: Infertility treatment and the recogntion of our limitations
Saturday, February 18th, 2012 by Lisa Rouff
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I have come to the conclusion that it is all Marlo Thomas' fault.As a child growing up in the 1970's, I was raised on a steady diet of "Free to Be You and Me" encouragement--women, it seemed, could have it all. They could be whatever they wanted--being professionally successful a... Read more
Demand an Apology from Fox News for Defaming Adoptees
Friday, February 17th, 2012 by ddavanport
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As I blogged about yesterday, Dr. Keith Ablow made a defamatory statement about the mental health of adopted persons on the Wednesday, Feb. 15 Fox & Friends show. I have attached this segment of the show in a clip below. Yesterday, I was infuriated visit site to read more Read more
Fox News Called Someone “Adopted” to Attack Their Politics
Thursday, February 16th, 2012 by ddavanport
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OK, Im hot under the collar now. I just received an email that some psychologist on Fox News had attacked someone by calling him adopted. Nah, I thought, this is not possible. Not even on Fox News. Not in this day and age. Yes, some people might think it, but no one is going to .... Read more
Is it Ever OK to Shoot Your Child’s Computer?
Thursday, February 16th, 2012 by ddavanport
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Hi, my name is Dawn, and Im a mom of teens. Given the spacing of my children, Ive been a mom of teens for a long time. In fact some days it seems like an eternity. I also have worked with the teens at church forwait for it 16 years. In other word, Ive been ... Read more
Blaming the Victim: Legacy of a Disrupted Adoption
Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 by ddavanport
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A number of years ago every parents nightmare was played out on a soccer field outside of Dallas, not far from where I lived. An eight year old girl playing at an adjacent playground, with her parents sitting nearby watching her brothers soccer game, simply disappeared. Of course... Read more
How Many Children Are Adopted Each Year in the US
Friday, February 10th, 2012 by ddavanport
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Simple question, right How many children are adopted each year in the United States Unfortunately, theres not a simple answer. Believe it or not, and Ill admit that Im clearly in the not camp, the US does not have a central source for tracking the number and type of adoptions tha... Read more
Internet Roundup: Best of the Net for Infertility and Adoption
Thursday, February 9th, 2012 by ddavanport
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Each week I pick the cream of the internet crop of infertility and adoption info to share with you. You know that feeling you get when you read something you just cant wait to tell someone about Well, thats the power of blogging I get to tell you. Please feel to share your own be... Read more
Letter of Apology (or Infertility Sucks for Me and Everyone in My Life)
Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 by ddavanport
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Facebook is both a blessing and curse in my lifea great source of information and support, but a huge distraction to getting my work done. Last week I was working on something that absolutely HAD to be finished that day. I was plugging dutifully along until I heard the ping of an... Read more
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