23 Items Tagged

realtalk: infertility

I Gave Birth To My First Child At Age 53. Here's How I Made My Dream Happen

Even though it may sound crazy at my age, I never lost hope that it would happen.

Kimberly Rubin-Spivack
June 27 2016

I Was 16 When I Was Told I'd Never Have Kids. Here's How I Learned To Accept My Infertility

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Heidi Swymer
February 9 2016

I Had 4 Miscarriages In 3 Years. Here's How I Finally Got My Happy Ending

In our Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest conversation...

Kristen Jamie
January 26 2016

My IVF Treatments Failed. Here's What I Wish Others Struggling With Infertility Knew

In our Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest conversation...

Justine Brooks Froelker
December 15 2015

After My Third Miscarriage At 36, I Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse...

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Cate Scolnik
November 3 2015

I'm An OB/GYN. But I Didn't Understand Why Early Miscarriages Were So Devastating — Until It Happened To Me

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
October 28 2015

I Had A Stillbirth At 38. Here's How I've Made Peace With Never Having Living Children

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Heather Thompson
October 27 2015

It Took Me 12 Years To Finally Have A Child. Here's Why

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Margo Jacks
October 26 2015

How My "Healthy Habits" Hurt My Fertility At Age 30

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Elyse Andrews
October 25 2015

My Baby's Heart Stopped Beating. What It's Really Like To Suffer A Stillbirth

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Jackie Armstrong
October 19 2015

Why I've Been A Surrogate Mother Three Times (It Wasn't Just For The Money)

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Eloise Drane
October 13 2015

I Was Healthy & Fit. Here's Why My Pregnancy Was Traumatic

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Jennie Whittaker
October 10 2015

I Tried To Have A Baby For 5 Years. Here's How I Finally Made Peace With Infertility

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Dr. Allegra Hart
October 8 2015

Why I Chose To Have An Abortion + How I Feel About It 7 Years Later

Seven years ago, I was a sophomore in college. I was 18 years old, in love with my boyfriend, and — as I soon discovered after taking an at-home test...

Ashley Thorns
October 6 2015

Infertility Almost Ruined My Marriage. Here's How We Learned To Heal

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Amy Lembcke
October 4 2015

"I Thought About Leaving My Baby In A Garbage Can." What It's REALLY Like To Have Postpartum Depression

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Tianna Morison
September 30 2015

What I've Learned After 6 Failed Rounds Of IVF

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Kristy Kong
September 28 2015

I'm A Healthy 27-Year-Old. Here's How I Accidentally Hurt My Fertility

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Lauren McDonough
September 27 2015

I Suffered A Miscarriage At 8 Weeks. Here's What No One Talks About

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Katie Barberi
September 22 2015

My Husband And I Chose To Be Child-Free. Here's What No One Understands

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Kate Walls
September 21 2015