Category Archives: sisterhood

Like Me

Badia Atcherson Like Me, have you ever looked around and asked, where are all the women who looks like me? I mean really. Sometimes, I feel like yelling “WHERE ARE ALL the BLACK and BROWN women/people?” In our MRKH community, … Continue reading

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My MRKH Journey In A Nutshell

Aysha Building homes, playing shops, outings with cousins and parties with friends, it seemed my life was just typical! I started puberty at the average age of 10, breast development, hair growth and all! Except there was one question that … Continue reading

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Eggs

Dr. Amy Lossie Eggs, les oeufs, los huevos, le uova, Kananmuna, Eire, jajka. On September 25, 2014, I had a Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy & Hysterectomy. My functional ovaries and non-functional, severely underdeveloped uterus that defined so much of my #MRKH life, … Continue reading

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On Wednesday We Wore Orange for #NIAW

On Wednesday we wore orange to celebrate National Infertility Awareness Week and to bring awareness to 1 in 8 couples who struggle with infertility. In addition to wearing orange, I asked the community what is something you wish others knew … Continue reading

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Well…There Is Adoption and Surrogacy

Stacey Brown Conversations around infertility are hard. It’s very difficult to know exactly what to say to a person who is grieving. We tend to present solutions instead of simply saying, “I’m here for you.” As important as it is … Continue reading

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What I Would Tell My 20 Year Old Self (MRKH Edition)

Kylie McMahon Fight Forward. As I sat down to start my letter to my 20 year old, freshly diagnosed self, I couldn’t help but get lost thinking about the day my life changed. Before I get to my letter, I … Continue reading

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Why Self Care Is So Important

Lizzie Self care is an extremely important quality to have. Without it we would find it hard to cope with certain situations, such as relationships, our work, and even home life. 💗💛💗 For me it’s vital that I practice self … Continue reading

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Broken to Blessed

Julie Coveney I come from a large family of eight, including my parents. With so many people, it was easy to feel alone and lost in the shuffle, with six kids. I also felt different. It wouldn’t be until years … Continue reading

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Dear My Beauty

It’s not fair nor unfair. It’s not be pitied nor disregarded and it is the invisible grief that most will never talk about. The inner dialogue for infertility is that of subtle sadness, disguised aggression and palpable fear. Whether you … Continue reading

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The Age of Infertility

                                 As you get older, conditions get harder and everything changes. When you’re young, no one really tells you what adversities are ahead or how … Continue reading

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