Is Having A Baby Over 35 As Risky As We Thought?

Is Having A Baby Over 35 As Risky As We Thought?

  I’ll never forget when I first saw the term on my medical record: “Elderly Multigravida.” There it was, like a death sentence, confirming all my worst fears: I was old, and dying of something very, very grave. But, in fact, I was 35 and enjoying a healthy...
Our Imperfect (& Long) Journey To Parenthood

Our Imperfect (& Long) Journey To Parenthood

WHERE WE BEGAN… Eddie and I fell in love 18 years ago at the gym and are about to celebrate our 13-year wedding anniversary this May. For most of those years, neither of us thought we’d become parents. We just didn’t feel called to do it. We were happily focused...
What should I do after a failed IVF cycle?

What should I do after a failed IVF cycle?

First thing first, acknowledge it sucks. It hurts, causes frustrations, anger and grief. It hurts really bad especially when you waited so long and been through so much in the quest to have a baby. Know that it is extremely normal and okay to mourn. If you are a type...
Melanoma (For Parents)

Melanoma (For Parents)

What Is Melanoma? Melanoma (mel-eh-NOE-muh) is a type of cancer that begins in a melanocyte (meh-LAN-uh-site), a cell in the top layer of skin (the epidermis). Melanocytes make melanin (MEL-eh-nun), the pigment that gives skin its color. Melanoma also can develop in...