We all have images in our heads of what infertility looks like. For many of us, it’s something that happens to other people. I didn’t think it would happen to me. I took it as a given that I would be able to conceive naturally, but that isn’t the way it happened. As the negative […]More
Katie Hurst is passionate about infertility awareness and an advocate for breastfeeding. Because of her own journey with infertility, she feels strongly about supporting women and families facing similar situations and hopes by sharing her journey, she is able to shine light where needed.
If you have a loved one who is experiencing fertility issues, you should be aware that there are new sensitivities that weren’t there before. It can be hard to know what to say or not to say, so with that in mind, here is my guide for how to talk to your loved ones dealing […]More
Here’s my unpopular opinion: while infertility was extremely difficult on both my husband and I as individuals, it strengthened our relationship in ways that honestly make me forever grateful for our experience. I don’t wish infertility on anyone, but it is true that we have come out on the other side of it more fiercely […]More
April 24-30 marks National Infertility Awareness Week, an annual opportunity to highlight a topic that is often ignored and marginalized. Katie Hurst was diagnosed with fertility issues in her 20s and received treatment that allowed her to give birth to a daughter last year. In this infertility success story, she shares her thoughts about her […]More
One of the quirks of dealing with infertility is how it’s so personal and yet so public at the same time. What could be more private than something happening (or not happening) to your body? But it doesn’t just stay in your body, and it will have an impact on those closest to you. Whenever […]More
Dealing with infertility takes a toll on your body and your mind. It’s so important to care for your mental health along the way. These are a few things that worked for me. Feel Your Honest Feelings I had to learn how to allow myself the mental space to define what I was really feeling […]More