Knowing When to Move on from Fertility Treatments
Every year, National Infertility Awareness Week (NIAW) is recognized in April. This year, the week is April 24-30. NIAW is a movement that was founded in 1989. The objective of NIAW is to increase awareness about infertility, and encourage the people to learn more about reproductive health.
The movement was started by RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association in 1974. They seek to assist women and men dealing with infertility, and point to the fact that in the U.S., 1 in 8 couples is diagnosed with infertility.
This National Infertility Awareness Week, I encourage you to seek in your hearts whether it’s time to move from fertility treatments to adoption. I was a fertility patient myself, and experienced seven pregnancy losses. After deciding it was time to pursue adoption as the route to motherhood, I was blessed with the adoption of my son. Since I've experienced the emotional pain of infertility, and so my experience allows me to serve your needs better.
In this video, I share a few tips on how to determine when you’re ready to move to pursuing adoption: