What is endometriosis?

What is endometriosis?

  Endometriosis is a chronic disorder in which the tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus, the endometrium, grows outside the uterus. Endometriosis typically also involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis. During a...
The Unrecognized Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

The Unrecognized Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

  On the eve of my fertile window, I am full of apprehension. I know that trying to conceive often conjures up all sorts of emotions and even a visceral response not only for me, but for so many women. Even though I know I am not alone, part of my experience does...
My Pain And My Strength: My IVF Story

My Pain And My Strength: My IVF Story

  In April 2009 I married the love of my life, and we had the biggest dreams of having a family. In particular, a blonde-haired, blue-eyed little girl–Joe wanted her to look just like me. We began trying for a baby right away, but after 2 years we came to...