LATEST POSTS

23
Apr
Infertility Myths pt.3
  • SWH staff
  • 0 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • IUI . IVF . Life . motherhood .

Myth: I shouldn't take a month off from infertility treatment for any reason... I just know that this next month will be THE one! Fact: It is important periodically to reassess your treatment and your parenting goal. Continuity in treatment is important, but sometimes a break can provide needed rest and renewal for the next steps. Myth: I'll be labeled a 'trouble maker' if I ask too many questions. Fact: The physician/patient team is important. You need to be informed…

22
Apr
Infertility Myths pt.2
  • SWH staff
  • 0 Views
  • 3 Comments
  • Fertility . IUI . IVF . Life . motherhood .

Myth: Why don't you just forget it and adopt? After all, there are so many babies out there who need homes! Fact: For many, adoption is a happy resolution to infertility. However, most people explore medical treatment for infertility prior to considering adoption. In addition, traditional adoption options have changed, and adoption can be more costly and time-consuming than expected. It is, however, still possible to adopt the healthy baby of your dreams. There are also many older children and…

21
Apr
Myths Facts on Infertility
Infertility Myths pt.1
  • SWH staff
  • 0 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • IUI . IVF .

Myth: Infertility is a women's problem. Fact: This is untrue. It surprises most people to learn that infertility is a female problem in 35% of the cases, a male problem in 35% of the cases, a combined problem of the couple in 20% of cases, and unexplained in 10% of cases. It is essential that both the man and the woman be evaluated during an infertility work-up. Myth: Everyone seems to get pregnant at the drop of a hat. Fact:…

04
Feb
Writing Motherhood
  • Amy Shearn
  • 0 Views
  • 1 Comment
  • memorabilia . motherhood .

What goes in the baby book, on Facebook, on your mom-blog and in your novel. So you’re a mother, or you’re about to become a mother. Congratulations! As you may have noticed, the world is different now – more beautiful, yes, and more difficult. Mothering small children is a little like a long-distance swim in sharky waters: it will take every ounce of your strength and courage, and yet what a thrilling swim! How sublime those good moments can be,…

30
Jan
The Rewards of Motherhood
  • Sandra Gordon
  • 0 Views
  • 0 Comment
  • No tags

After nine months of carefully tending to your growing belly, then perhaps hours of life-altering labor, you get a big prize to take home: a baby to nurture and cherish. But the benefits don’t stop there. Here are 10 ways pregnancy and motherhood can reward you physically, mentally and emotionally for years to come. 1. A better body image After experiencing pregnancy and childbirth, you may regard your body with a more forgiving eye. “I no longer think, ‘My thighs…

UA-47724668-1