Waiting for Baby Bird, When Someone You Know Is Infertile

When Pregnancy Announcements Hurt: The Surprise Group Announcement

Have you ever been there?  That place, that moment, when you look around the room after a friend or family member has just announced they are expecting and you realize in a dazed stupor that you are the only person not jumping up and down. You are the only one not squealing with excitement. Shouting… Continue reading When Pregnancy Announcements Hurt: The Surprise Group Announcement

Waiting for Baby Bird, When Someone You Know Is Infertile

From the Heart of an Infertile: An Open Letter to Other Mom’s on Mother’s Day

Hey there sweet Mama, I know we have never met. In fact, you don't know much about me unless you have read my "about me" section, and honestly, I probably know little to nothing about you. But if you are a mother, I'm going to guess that Mother's Day is a time of celebration for… Continue reading From the Heart of an Infertile: An Open Letter to Other Mom’s on Mother’s Day

The Comic Section, Waiting for Baby Bird, When Someone You Know Is Infertile

25 of the Worst Expressions to Say to Your Infertile Friend (and the responses I would like to give)

Since coming out of the infertility closet several years ago, everyone including the male cashier scanning my ovulation prediction kit has offered me their words of comfort, awe-inspiring stories of hope, as well as their golden nuggets of advice. This is why if I had a dollar for every time I was educated on the… Continue reading 25 of the Worst Expressions to Say to Your Infertile Friend (and the responses I would like to give)

Waiting for Baby Bird, When Someone You Know Is Infertile

How to Tell Your Infertile Friend, “I’m Pregnant!”

Those two words, "I'm pregnant," can bring a flood of emotions. To someone not trying to conceive, the news of someone else announcing their pregnancy can be a joyous time filled with excitement. However, to someone struggling with infertility, these two words can bring a tsunami of emotions that include bitterness, anger, joy, sadness, grief,… Continue reading How to Tell Your Infertile Friend, “I’m Pregnant!”