Attachment is a central issue in all adoptions. As a new adoptive mother, I needed to learn that the process of bonding and attachment takes time.
Will my identity change when I sign the adoption papers? The day they come home? A month from now? Or will I always be just some nice woman?
People have asked me why I decided to write a comedy about infertility. The answer is easy: because the process of infertility treatments is RI-DI-CU-LOUS.
Even once all the paperwork and the evaluations are completed, there is no guarantee we will be able to adopt a child.
After seven failed rounds of IVF, I know I won’t have a child that is genetically mine. But I’m not giving up on motherhood.
With the recent announcement of Ontario’s decision to assist with the cost of one IVF cycle, Wendy Litner weighs in on the importance of giving infertile women one more chance.
Wendy Litner’s dream of getting pregnant the old-fashioned way is long gone, but she's not struggling in silence. She shares her infertility story.