Learn to let go

Learn to let go by Esther Mellar

I would like to thank Esther Mellar, the founder of Thoughts on Fertility, for this guest post.  Esther blogs about how to lead a better life during the challenging times of trying to conceive with infertility. Learn to let go How many times have you heard that you should "learn to let go"?  Too many in fact.  You get angry and think – I don't want to give up my dreams of … More]

Our Miracle

Our Miracle Has Arrived

Apologies for not writing any posts for a while.  Although, why I'm apologising I don't know...  I have some very good excuses I think! Final weeks of pregnancy My first excuse is that the last few weeks in my pregnancy were solely focused on dragging my hugely pregnant body around (and loving every minute, may I add).  Also, I was concentrating on hypno-birthing in an attempt … More]

Breathing Faith

Breathing Faith: A Journey through Infertility and a High-Risk Pregnancy by Lori Stott

I was recently contacted by Lori Stott, author of Breathing Faith: A Journey through Infertility and a High-Risk Pregnancy about her book, which was published on Kindle in June 2014.  I admit I have not read it yet, but with 5 star reviews on Amazon, it will be definitely one I will check out very soon. Who is Lori Stott? Originally from the Bronx, Lori Stott has lived in the … More]

Being with Sadness

Recurrent Miscarriage & Being With Sadness by Sheila Bayliss

Being With Sadness Sadness is as much a part of life as happiness.  We may wish that wasn’t true, and it can be easy to believe that loss is what happens to other people. Until it happens to you. And then you're flung into a new world that you have no training for, feeling totally lost and without a roadmap.  Having suffered multiple pregnancy losses, I spent about 7 years … More]

Blog Sharing is Caring

Blog Sharing Is Caring: Bubbles and Bumps

This Blog Sharing is Caring post features a fairly new blog, which started in August 2014. Bubbles and Bumps is an LA lifestyle blog with a focus on fertility & pregnancy, written by Camella and Simone; two friends going through IVF at the same time.  It aims to inform, entertain and offer support through their own experiences and in turn help the millions of other couples … More]

Update: Third Trimester

Protected: Update: Third Trimester!!

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Telling the truth or saving face

Telling the Truth or Saving Face

I have written a post similar to this before, but this subject is still something that still baffles and confuses me regularly.  If you are wondering what I'm going on about, then I will explain.  Infertility and fertility is a very taboo subject, and from what I can gather, always has been. But something you can never be sure of is how truthful people are actually being about their … More]

Just Running Late

Just Running Late by Michael Taylorson

I stumbled across this and had to share it immediately!  It is a charity single for the UK Infertility Network and what a great idea it is too to make a song to raise money.  Be prepared to get your tissues out though as it really tugs at the heart-strings for us infertiles.  It made me cry anyway, as I could totally relate to the couple in the song.  It made me really think about … More]

Where have all the storks gone?

Where Have All the Storks Gone? A His and Hers Guide to Infertility by Chris and Michelle Miller

  Where Have All the Storks Gone? A His and Hers Guide to Infertility by Chris and Michelle Miller was published in September 2014, so it's hot off the press (almost). So what’s the book about?  Let’s check out the blurb… Where Have All the Storks Gone? offers a funny, yet touching view of infertility through the voice of a couple who has gone through it all. Moments of … More]

Will the scars fade?

Recurrent Miscarriage: Will the Scars Fade?

If you've been following my blog, you'll know that I have been floored more than once by surprise pregnancy announcements (okay, floored is an understatement, it was more like being floored and repeatedly punched in the heart for a series of days and nights after being given the news).  But next time someone made an announcement it would be different, because I was pregnant too (I … More]

Expect a Miracle

Protected: Pregnant (again)! Fifth Time Lucky?

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Barren Among the Fruitful

Barren Among the Fruitful by Amanda Hope Haley

I would like to thank Amanda Hope Haley, author of Barren Among the Fruitful for this post about herself and her latest book.  Amanda has even been kind enough to share part of the first chapter with Baby Hopeful readers. If I only had one word to describe myself, it would be hope. The Holy Spirit must have whispered that to my parents before I was born, because that’s what … More]

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