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My Fertility Journey: Loss, Endo, Waiting & Hope

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Navigate My Journey

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
> My Miscarriage Story
> My Ectopic Pregnancy Story

> Waiting For Miscarriage: Finding Out You Will Miscarry Before Your Body Does
> Coping With Recurrent Miscarriage When You Feel Like You’re Losing It

Endometriosis
> What To Expect From Endometriosis Surgery
> 10 Thoughtful Endometriosis Gifts

> What To Do For Endo Belly
> Endometriosis Support Groups: Online, Social Media & Locally

Waiting & TTC
> 5 MUST-HAVE Fertility Products To Help You Conceive (+ 4 Bonus Items Some Women Swear By)
> 37 Ways To Survive, no, THRIVE through the Two-Week Wait
> 6 Funny Things About Trying To Conceive That Everyone On A TTC Journey Will Understand
> ‘All I Want For Christmas Is A Baby’: Infertility During The Holidays

> The Bright Side(s) Of Infertility
> 7 Products GUARANTEED To Bring A Little FUN Back To TTC
> Infertility in African Culture – 4 YouTube Videos That Capture The Experience

Product Reviews
> FertiliTea
> PreSeed Lubricant


Hope
> Bible Verses About Infertility – To Comfort You & Bring You Hope
> Emotionally Drained: How I Bounced Back From Extreme Discouragement
> How To Be More Positive

> 11 Fertility Affirmations To Transform Your Mindset While Trying To Conceive


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Why I’m Sharing My Fertility Journey

After 2 back to back pregnancy losses, I was shattered physically, emotionally and psychologically.
Shame, isolation, grief & discouragement made those the darkest days of my life.

Besides God and the support of my husband, family & friends, do you know what pulled me out of that place? OTHER PEOPLE’S STORIES.

I would spend hours on the pregnancy loss pages on BabyCenter, reading about other women in similar situations. Whether they were sharing their victories or their pain, there was healing in knowing that I wasn’t the only one.

As I healed, I opened up to a few ladies around me and to my surprise, I discovered a surprising number of other women who had lost pregnancies before having children. I felt comforted but perplexed as to why pregnancy loss is so common but remains so stigmatized.

By creating this blog space, I am declaring that I am no longer ashamed and that my testimony is bigger than my feeling of failure. I am declaring that even though it took me a long time to stand, I’m standing now and I can pull others up.

I know that my story is a drop in the ocean. But I’m sharing it to bring someone else hope, comfort and validation.

Hope is the only solution to heartbreak. And when you’re feeling as if the future is bleak, I pray that you find hope here.

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