our fertility journey

our fertility journey

Our fertility journey. First, let me acknowledge that every journey is different.  Every family dynamic is different as well as the desire to grow your family.  No path is “right” or “wrong”.  This is ours … Our fertility journey is a bit different as neither of...
choosing a sperm donor

choosing a sperm donor

when talking about starting a family, choosing our donor was a HUGE part of the process.  this would be half our kid’s DNA!  so, like we always do, we sat down and made a list of characteristics and traits that were important to us and then the “online...
our Old Navy photoshoot!

our Old Navy photoshoot!

wow.  what a week. . two weeks before we left, this wasn’t even something we knew about.  It was a very early Friday morning and I was at the Philadelphia airport on my way to LA for a business conference (free where they spoiled the ish out of us “New...
why we decided to do RIVF again.

why we decided to do RIVF again.

so I wrote a post a few months back that we were planning to do IUI for baby 2 so that I could try for a bio baby.  but something just kept bringing me back to the two remaining embryos we had.  I also have PCOS and so the thought of doing a medicated IUI scared the...
does DNA make a family?

does DNA make a family?

before I had my own child, I would have said no.  I have friends + family who were adopted and who raises you and loves you and cares for you is your family.  but it’s not ever something I really thought about.  of course I would have a biological child. ...