Fertility Story: Part 6 – A New Path Forward

This is the sixth and finally installment of six about our struggles with infertility. Read parts one, two, three, four, and five. This is our story, nothing more, but we share it to add another voice to this often unspoken struggle I had often imagined that if and when I finally received that positive pregnancyContinue reading “Fertility Story: Part 6 – A New Path Forward”

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Fertility Story: Part 4 – The Third IUI

This is the fourth installment of six about our struggles with infertility. Read parts one, two, and three. This is our story, nothing more, but we share it to add another voice to this often unspoken struggle. Our third round of IUI would be our last in Chicago. We had always intended to depart fromContinue reading “Fertility Story: Part 4 – The Third IUI”

Fertility Story – Part 2: The First IUI

This is the second installment of six about our struggles with infertility. Read part one here. This is our story, nothing more, but we share it to add another voice to this often unspoken struggle. Early into our relationship, before we were ready to try conceiving, I made a declaration. “If we can’t have aContinue reading “Fertility Story – Part 2: The First IUI”

Fertility Story – Part 1: The Diagnosis

This is the first installment of six about our struggles with infertility. This is our story, nothing more, but we share it to add another voice to this often unspoken struggle. Part 1 As part of my wedding to-do list, I called my gynecologist and made an appointment to remove my IUD. My husband andContinue reading “Fertility Story – Part 1: The Diagnosis”