This upcoming week, I will be over at my dear friend Catherine Boucher’s blog, Hallelujiah is My Song, discussing the cross of infertility. We will have a 4-part series on the following topics:
Introducing the series and Amanda (& Jonathan!)
Understanding how infertility feels
What NOT to do when your loved one is facing infertility
How to encourage and lift up a couple facing infertility. Encouragement and resources from Amanda.
A few weeks back Catherine initiated this conversation and thought exploring this topic would benefit both couples struggling with infertility and those who want to support friends and family they know who experience it as well.
To be honest – I am slightly nervous about these posts because of their vulnerability and the fact that my biggest struggles are about to be laid out for all to see. At the same time, I know that sharing my own struggles and experiences will help other couples battling infertility realize they are “normal” for having so may negative thoughts and emotions at times. I hope it will also provide a place for them to relate with my husband and I…and possibly find some humor (which is SO needed when dealing with infertility). For those who are supporting family and friends carrying the cross of infertility, I think these posts will lay out some practical tips for you to follow in word and deed.