Thanks to Kathy’s blog, I saw the current RESOLVE infertility (IF) education campaign taking part in conjunction with National Infertility Awareness Week (April 24 – May 1). The gist of it is this: post a “What if?” question relating to IF in the comments of the Stirrup Queen’s blog now through April 16th. Then they will choose 10 “What if?” questions and part two of the project/contest will be announced at that time. No idea what part two will be, but I posted my question (#316):
What if those who are or who have suffered the pain of IF never spoke of it? Continue reading
Recently, I was contacted through this blog by a reported for AOL who was doing a piece on financing infertility. I responded to him and we did an interview for his piece. He had three couples — one was starting their journey, one was pregnant, and one had succeeded (us!).
I think his article turned out well, and hope that it gives hope to others in both finding ways to pay for treatments, as well as having success with their treatments. Also, I hope that it helps others who still feel shame or a stigma attached to infertility speak up. You’d be surprised how many people you know who have struggled in one way or another, and infertility is no exception!
Here is the article >> http://www.dailyfinance.com/story/baby-or-bust-infertile-couples-turn-to-the-web-to-raise-funds-f/19385623/