Silent Sorority

Infertility Survivors Finally Heard

Tag: emotional impact

February 27, 2021

Forever Changed … Again

Change comes slowly and then all at once. I honestly thought I would be better at coping with change and the pandemic bunker mentality by now.  But after a year, I still feel compelled to dig into my reserves to get through most days.  I know I’m not alone (feel y’all) in my exhaustion and […]

June 4, 2018

Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness

Childlessness and joy are rarely used in the same sentence. Lesley Pyne, however,  has devoted the past few years digging into the reality of childlessness. Her quest? To understand how to process the losses, carve out a new path and rediscover joy. It’s all in her new book, Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness: Inspiring Stories to […]

September 12, 2017

New Studies Call Out IVF Clinic Tone Deafness, Profiteering

A recent IVF study led by Yale sociology associate professor Rene Almeling stopped me in my tracks, but for reasons surely different than the research team. The IVF study goal was to “assess whether different motivations for undergoing the same medical intervention affects bodily experiences.” Published in the September Journal of Social Science and Medicine, […]

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