Humans of Infertility: Dr. Temeka Zore

Every year, National Infertility Awareness Week® provides a wonderful opportunity to not only raise awareness, but also to reflect on the stories – that while unquestionably unique – tie this amazing community together. This year, RESOLVE is encouraging us to all share #MyInfertilityStory and we wanted to find a way to join that conversation by highlighting the stories and PEOPLE who have lived them in a series we are calling Humans Of Infertility. You can follow the series on our Instagram, starting Monday.

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Humans of Infertility: Dr. Mark Trolice

A bittersweet challenge of a healthcare provider is that they often carry the heavy weight of grief from their patients while celebrating the wins of others. For Dr. Mark Trolice, the load he carried was twice as heavy. His passion for working in the field of infertility started in his third year of medical school and has only grown through his own decade-long struggle with infertility.

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Humans of Infertility: Monica Caron

Secondary infertility was not part of the story Monica Caron had envisioned, it wasn’t even something she knew about prior to her diagnosis in 2018. She has since made it her mission to bring women together to talk openly, honestly, and sometimes painfully about infertility. Monica’s openness and vulnerability have allowed her and others to build a community through content creation, jokes and of course, Instagram. Learn more about her story here.

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Choosing Childfree

People often look at walking away from an infertility experience without a child as the worst-case scenario. We’re the outcome people don’t want to talk about, or even acknowledge as possible. MedAnswers Director of Finance, Brooke Kingston would like to share her story and tell you that it’s also possible to choose a childfree resolution and find peace in that decision.

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Spotlight On: April Christina

As you may know, March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and as part of our effort to educate and empower, the team at MedAnswers also wanted to put a spotlight on some EndoWarriors who are not only thriving despite their diagnosis, but are helping others to do the same. Allow us to introduce you to April Christina!

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Temeka Tuesday: CoVid 19 and Fertility

It’s a safe bet you have heard the increasing news coverage and cases regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The coronavirus is thought to be spread by respiratory droplets from an infected individual when they cough or sneeze. Dr. Temeka Zore breaks what is known about the impact on fertility.

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Will you be my Galentine?

“Every February 13, my lady-friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.” -Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation.

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How to Keep the Spark Alive While Struggling Through Infertility

There are few things less sexy than timed intercourse, daily injections and raging hormones – But that’s what 1-in-8 infertile couples deal with as they try to conceive every month! As the months of casual “fun” sex drag on, and you find yourselves falling into the trap of only being intimate when you’re ovulating, you may wonder how much longer your relationship will survive if you don’t get pregnant soon! I understand. I’ve been there!

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