Archives for September 2020

Personal & Professional It’s very challenging to write about something that is both deeply personal, and also something I‘m supposedly a “professional” expert on. The truth is, even I, as a professional “fertility expert” have experienced three miscarriages, a challenging pregnancy, and a c-section. My journey into motherhood was not glamorous and it certainly was not graceful. It was full of heartbreak, grief, loneliness, and isolation. It is difficult to describe how you would feel after being told a pregnancy is no longer viable within your body. I still hold back tears thinking about the moment I thought I would hear a heartbeat, only to be told there no longer was one. The loss is real, the grief consumes your body,…