National Infertility Awareness Week 2019

It's National Infertility Awareness Week.

6 years of waiting and wondering.

2 IUIs.

3 IVF cycles.

3+ reasons for infertility.

6 embryo transfers.

4 surgeries.

2 pre-genetic screening tests on embryos.

3 reproductive endocrinologists.

3 trips to NYC.

1 miscarriage at 9 weeks.

The devastating diagnosis of bilateral multicystic dysplastic kidney disease and saying goodbye to Grace Pearl at 22 weeks.

1 genetic counselor.

2 pediatric nephrologists.

4 Ob-gyns.

Countless blood tests, ultrasounds and procedures.

Too many negative pregnancy tests to count.

More than 500 injections.

More than $80,000.

Zero insurance coverage.

6 years of also exploring adoption and not having children.

One daughter finally in our arms, in a onesie passed down through friends that know this journey all to well.

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