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FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of May FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of May FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of May FertilitySmarts Social Summary: The Best of May


A monthly round up of humorous social media posts around fertility, infertility, IVF and family building.

Reframing Male Infertility Reframing Male Infertility Reframing Male Infertility Reframing Male Infertility


How to reframe male infertility as the medical condition that it is.

Surrendering to the Unknown During Infertility Surrendering to the Unknown During Infertility Surrendering to the Unknown During Infertility Surrendering to the Unknown During Infertility


Men, it's OK to find strength in surrender.

I'm Not Going To Have A Baby Next Year I'm Not Going To Have A Baby Next Year I'm Not Going To Have A Baby Next Year I'm Not Going To Have A Baby Next Year


The impossibility of our baby being born next year wrecked me. Completely.

How It Feels To Support My Wife Through Infertility and Pregnancy Loss How It Feels To Support My Wife Through Infertility and Pregnancy Loss How It Feels To Support My Wife Through Infertility and Pregnancy Loss How It Feels To Support My Wife Through Infertility and Pregnancy Loss


When should I speak up? Is it OK to ask questions? Is it OK to weigh in?

What Men Should Know About Emotions and Infertility What Men Should Know About Emotions and Infertility What Men Should Know About Emotions and Infertility What Men Should Know About Emotions and Infertility


Finding a way to be compassionate with yourself and your partner may be the key.

Saying Goodbye to Biological Parenthood Saying Goodbye to Biological Parenthood Saying Goodbye to Biological Parenthood Saying Goodbye to Biological Parenthood


How do you start moving forward after the loss of a dream?

Why Self-Care Isn't What I Thought It Was Why Self-Care Isn't What I Thought It Was Why Self-Care Isn't What I Thought It Was Why Self-Care Isn't What I Thought It Was


Self-care doesn't need to be complicated.

7 Things To Stop Doing to Yourself If You're Living With Infertility 7 Things To Stop Doing to Yourself If You're Living With Infertility 7 Things To Stop Doing to Yourself If You're Living With Infertility 7 Things To Stop Doing to Yourself If You're Living With Infertility


Go easy on yourself by not doing these things.

30 Ways You Know You've Been A Fertility Patient For Too Long 30 Ways You Know You've Been A Fertility Patient For Too Long 30 Ways You Know You've Been A Fertility Patient For Too Long 30 Ways You Know You've Been A Fertility Patient For Too Long


You know you're a senior member of the infertility club when...

Why It’s OK To Be Selfish While Experiencing Infertility Why It’s OK To Be Selfish While Experiencing Infertility Why It’s OK To Be Selfish While Experiencing Infertility Why It’s OK To Be Selfish While Experiencing Infertility


Why you shouldn't feel bad about prioritizing yourself.

12 Things I Wish I Had Known As An Infertility Newbie 12 Things I Wish I Had Known As An Infertility Newbie 12 Things I Wish I Had Known As An Infertility Newbie 12 Things I Wish I Had Known As An Infertility Newbie


12 lessons about infertility that you shouldn't have to learn the hard way.

Infertili-TV: 3 Shows to Watch Infertili-TV: 3 Shows to Watch Infertili-TV: 3 Shows to Watch Infertili-TV: 3 Shows to Watch


We highlight three shows tackling the topic of infertility.

Your Best Fertility Ally: Fellow Fertility Warriors Your Best Fertility Ally: Fellow Fertility Warriors Your Best Fertility Ally: Fellow Fertility Warriors Your Best Fertility Ally: Fellow Fertility Warriors


Looking for support? People on the other side of infertility might be your best bet.

What My Infertility and Her Pregnancy Did to Our Friendship What My Infertility and Her Pregnancy Did to Our Friendship What My Infertility and Her Pregnancy Did to Our Friendship What My Infertility and Her Pregnancy Did to Our Friendship


She got pregnant and I didn't. How we prioritized my feelings to protect our friendship.

Is a Fertility Coach Right For You? Is a Fertility Coach Right For You? Is a Fertility Coach Right For You? Is a Fertility Coach Right For You?


6 ways a fertility coach works to support you during infertility treatment.

The Pros and Cons of Online Fertility Forums The Pros and Cons of Online Fertility Forums The Pros and Cons of Online Fertility Forums The Pros and Cons of Online Fertility Forums


Is an online forum a good way to seek support during infertility? Read more about the pros and cons.

6 Simple Ways to be an Infertility Advocate 6 Simple Ways to be an Infertility Advocate 6 Simple Ways to be an Infertility Advocate 6 Simple Ways to be an Infertility Advocate


With guns blazing or with little sparklers from the comfort of your couch, there is a way for you to become an infertility advocate.

Here's Why I Don't Use the Word 'Infertile' and Why You Shouldn't Either Here's Why I Don't Use the Word 'Infertile' and Why You Shouldn't Either Here's Why I Don't Use the Word 'Infertile' and Why You Shouldn't Either Here's Why I Don't Use the Word 'Infertile' and Why You Shouldn't Either


Read one woman's account of why she doesn't use the word infertile and doesn't think you should either.