Tag Archive for Rainbow Baby

Believe in Yourself – No Judgement Necessary!

Before becoming a mum, I had often heard about this thing called parental judgment which is often imposed on new Mums. I perhaps shrugged it off, not fully understanding. However, having now experienced such judgement, I now truly understand the impact it has. The scary thing is that this judgment does not only come from other mothers. I have experienced… Read more →

Multiple Miscarriages? Be an advocate for yourself. By Lora Shahine

Multiple miscarriages? Be an advocate for yourself: When to ask more from your provider… Lora Shahine, a Physician from Pacific NW Fertility gives her expert view on recurrent miscarriage.   Women with miscarriages tell me they feel broken and often ignored. When they are feeling the most vulnerable and grieving a loss of pregnancy they can hear statements from their providers… Read more →

Beyond the Rainbow

This week I am thirty weeks pregnant, and by now I should now be comfortable and confident in this pregnancy right? Wrong! I still worry, I still have doubts, and I still fear that this promise of my rainbow baby could be taken away from me at any moment. Perhaps that sounds paranoid, but it’s my reality. Many ask me why I… Read more →

Breaking Social Norms

Infertility affects approximately 1 in 10 couples, and 1 in 4 pregnancies result in miscarriage. Fertility rates decline by around 10% per month for women over the age of thirty-five. Recurrent miscarriage (over three losses in a row) affects 1% of the female population. Nowadays, everywhere I go, it feels as though these infertility statistics are taunting me. Had I… Read more →