One Small Step For Infertility Awareness, One Giant Leap For Society

My expectations for September 27 and The Cycle: Living A Taboo were very high — not only for those of us presenting at the forum, but for those who would join us. What transpired surpassed my expectations. As the evening drew near, we speakers assembled in Tribeca from Los Angeles,…

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How About a Time Cover Story on Women Who Aren’t Moms or Childfree?

In the past year Time magazine has run two cover stories (Are You Mom Enough? and The ChildFree Life: When Having it All Means Not Having Children) and managed to miss — both times — a notable segment of the female population: women who don’t identify either as “moms” or…

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Ms. Tales ‘Anything But Ordinary’

Mali at NoKiddinginNZ wrote a passionate post titled, “She has no children. She has nothing.” It led me to share this comment: “One of my long-time blog penpals once observed that women without children after infertility are extraordinary — in large part because we have to examine ourselves, our relationships and our…

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