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What Makes Infertility Grief So Hard

April 28, 2017

Creating a Family shares “What Makes Infertility Grief So Hard?” The pain of infertility and miscarriage is different from other grief and in some ways these differences make it harder to cope. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Ken Doka, professor […]

Can You Be Happy Even While Infertile

April 21, 2017

Creating a Family shares “Can You Be Happy Even While Infertile?” Infertility can rob you of so many things—including happiness. Is it possible to still be happy when in the midst of infertility. Join Dr. Alice Domar, international leader in the field of mind/body medicine and women’s health, founder of The Domar Center for Mind/Body […]

Pregnancy after Infertility: How to Relax and Enjoy

April 14, 2017

Creating a Family shares “Pregnancy after Infertility: How to Relax and Enjoy?” Pregnancies after infertility treatment are often stressful and full of worry. How can you relax and enjoy this time? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Ali Domar, the Executive Director […]

Pregnancy after Infertility – When Will I Be Less Afraid?

April 7, 2017

Creating a Family shares “Pregnancy after Infertility – When Will I Be Less Afraid?” Here is one tip in this article we wanted to highlight. Our Fairfax Cryobank Family Forum is a great resource to connect with others going through similar infertility experiences. Find Other Pregnant Women One of the little discussed aspects of infertility, […]

Learning to Trust Your Body: Pregnancy After Infertility

April 1, 2017

Creating a Family shares “Learning to Trust Your Body: Pregnancy After Infertility“ Many who have suffered through infertility and recurrent pregnancy losses have a hard time trusting their body to successfully carry this baby to term. Rather than the bliss they expected, their pregnancy is full of: Fear on every trip to the bathroom expecting […]

Organic food and fertility

March 6, 2017

Creating a Family shares Should You Go Organic If You’re Trying to Get Pregnant: Dr. Tracey Woodruff, Director of the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment at the University of California San Francisco has seen all the research and conducted a lot of it herself. It is clear that toxic substances that we are exposed […]

Foods to Avoid

February 26, 2017

Creating a Family shares Four Foods to Avoid When Trying to Get Pregnant: What should you eat and what should you avoid when you are trying to get pregnant, with or without the help of infertility treatment. According to Dr. Sheeva Talebian, with Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, these are the top four foods to […]

Vitamin D and Fertility

February 20, 2017

Creating a Family shares One Easy Thing to Do Right Now to Up Your Chance of Getting Pregnant: My grandmother was a big believer in the power of fresh air to cure an assortment of ills—perceived or real. If I was under the weather, unless running a fever, she sent me outside. If I was blue, she […]

Improve Fertility

February 12, 2017

Creating a Family shares the single best thing you can do to improve fertility: When it comes to getting pregnant it’s hard to narrow success down to one thing because there is no one silver bullet that we can all do to improve our fertility. But there is one thing that research has shown to […]

Fertility Shots

February 5, 2017

Creating a Family Shares: What’s the Craziest Place You’ve Ever Done a Fertility Shot? Infertility treatment requires a lot from us—appointments, timed sex, more than our share of time in stirrups, and shots… lots of shots. Do you put your life on hold so that you are always home when it is time for a […]