Posts tagged "infertility"

Girl Talk: When You’re Not A Mom On Mother’s Day

As the song so painfully and beautifully goes, motherless children have a hard time. I am lucky I was not one of those children. And I'm not one of those adults. My mom is in excellent health and we have a close relationship. I'm grateful for that. But as mother's day approaches, I can't hel…
By: Catherine Zuckerman / May 9, 2014

Girl Talk: I’m Doing IVF

I was never that woman who dreamt of having many children or starting my own "Brady Bunch." Babies, little booties, and bottles were always an afterthought to enjoying a successful career, one peppered with travelling the world and enjoying a range of other adult activities a childless, flexible lifestyle could provide. However, after my husband…
By: B.B. White / September 18, 2012

New Cure For Infertility: Witchcraft!

With all of the modern technology available to help couples conceive, some people are going back to the dark ages to treat infertility. There is a piece in the Daily Mail about how a UK couple swears that a "white witch" helped them conceive their two children. Claire and Stephen Anderson were told they had…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 25, 2011

Frisky Rant: No Royal Baby On The Way Yet? None Of Our Business!

The royal wedding was a lot of fun. But today, I cringed for the newlyweds when I stumbled across the headline "Royal Couple May Not Be Able To Conceive." This is taking things way too far. First of all, William and Kate are still on their honeymoon. Can we give them five…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 19, 2011

Infertility Clinic Raffles Off A Human Egg As Grand Prize

I’ll tell you what I don’t want to win as a raffle prize: another woman’s egg to implant in my uterus. In what can only be described as a serious lapse in judgment, a fertility clinic in the U.K. decided to have a raffle with the grand prize being an opportunity to experience the miracle…
By: Ami Angelowicz / March 15, 2010

The Fear Of Infertility

I was lying there on the cold, hard examining table. A stranger came in and before I knew it, I was uncomfortably spreading my legs. He told me it wouldn’t hurt and proceeded to stick a strange contraption up into my body. I was there to find out “if all my parts were as they…
By: DivineCaroline.com / February 26, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: It’s Time To Celebrate, Single People!

Did you know it's National U.S.A. Week? The "U.S.A." stands for "unmarried and single Americans." Hooray! [National USA Week] A majority of female infertility patients surveyed favor using left-over embryos for stem cell research. [Newswise]…
By: Catherine Strawn / September 25, 2008

Star Couplings: If Uma Is Pregnant, She Probably Wouldn’t Be Doing This

Rumor has it, Uma Thurman is pregnant. [Perez Hilton] Trouble is brewing between Hugh Hefner and his #1 girlfriend, Holly Madison, and she may be moving out of the mansion! Oh no! [Perez Hilton] Minnie Driver gave birth to Henry Story Driver yesterday -- she hasn't revealed who the pops is.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2008

Quickies!: IUDs Don’t Cause Infertility Or Infections

Contrary to popular belief, an IUD doesn't cause infections or infertility. [Daily Bedpost] This voice-activated vibrator is pointless. [Daily Bedpost] A charged cell battery saved a woman's life. [College Candy] It is possible to be allergic to sex. [Tango] Yes, supermodels do age. Find out what these…
By: Annika Harris / August 5, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: The End Of Fertility, Hayden Panettiere’s Sining, And A Scary Story

In Nature, scientists predict infertility will be eradicated, and newborns and seniors will be able to have kids. [LiveScience]…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 17, 2008

Star Couplings: Lauren Conrad Snogs Stephen Colletti — Been There, Done That!

Lauren Conrad was busted swapping spit with her high school (not quite) boyfriend at a club in LA this weekend. This comes on the heels of news that her high school rival, Kristen Cavallari, might be joining The Hills next season -- Lauren famously tried to steal Stephen from Kristin on Laguna Beach. We know…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 31, 2007