Musings About Life... After Birth



Posted by Chelsea on August 27, 2009

As I’ve shared on numerous occasions, I did NOT have an easy time getting pregnant with Big Bro. Thanks to IVF and, I’m convinced, The Lucky Uterus, he came into our lives. Little Bro, well, he surprised us by arriving with a little less work. As I always like to tease, Big Bro took one round of IVF, and Little Bro took one round of margaritas.

It always bumms me out to hear about someone having a rough time getting pregnant. Man, have I been there. There’s nothing worse than wanting something so badly that you just can’t achieve - especially when so many others around you achieve it (seemingly) easily. Sure, I got lucky the second time, but that first round was rough. Thank goodness my story has a happy ending. I just wish the same for everyone else too.

I get questions nearly every day from people having a tough time getting pregnant, and my heart just breaks for each and every one one them. If you ever need support, please, y’all - send me an email, and I will do my best to give it to you. If you have medical questions regarding fertility issues, send an email to our fertility expert, reproductive endocrinologist Dr. Eve Feinberg.

And if you need a little lucky charm, knit yourself a little Lucky Uterus, or, if you’re not the craftiest, pick up a Mermaid Buddah (representing fertility) keychain from Virgins, Saints and Angels:

Mermaid Buddha Keychain, $37.40

Need that luck extra fast? We’ve got one keychain to give away! To enter, send us an email sharing your “story”, and we’ll do our best to get you as much help as we can provide.

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