1. “Is there anyone dearer than the children of people you love, especially when you don’t have your own?” ― Lisa Unger

2. “Infertility is this huge emotional roller coaster. If you want in your heart more than anything to have a baby, it’s the hardest thing you will ever go through physically, emotionally, and financially.” ― Cindy Margolis

3. “Parenting begins the moment you make any conscious effort to care for your own health in preparation for enhancing your child’s conception.” — CaristaLuminare-Rosen

4. “The world was selfish, unjust. How could so many undeserving people be given the opportunity to raise children they didn’t even want while so many worthy individuals didn’t get the chance?” ― Brittainy C. Cherry

5. “Infertility is a loss. It’s the loss of a dream. It’s the loss of an assumed future. And, like every loss, it will be grieved.” ― Unknown

6. “Adoption is grief in reverse.” ― Jody Cantrell Dyer

7. “One-third of all female infertility is the result of blocked fallopian tubes. If fertilization could be done in the lab and then the fertilized egg implanted in the womb, it would get around that problem. Millions of women who cannot have children would suddenly be able to.” ― James D. Watson

8. “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we’ll ever do.” – Brene

9. “Sometimes it’s hard to see the rainbow when there’s been endless days of rain.” ― Christina Greer

10. “The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is the hope and the shattered hope, the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn’t happen.” ― Brooke Shields



11. “Unfortunately, with fertility, time is not your friend. People are waiting longer to get married and longer to have kids, and so many more people are experiencing fertility issues. But no one ever talks about it.” ― Bill Rancic

12. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ― Leo Buscaglia

13. “Research shows that a woman who has a history of depression is twice as likely to subsequently experience infertility as a woman with no history of depression.” ― Alice Domar

14. ”Getting pregnant wasn’t easy, and I found that devastating. I really beat myself up for waiting so long when I’d always wanted children and family had been the basis of my happiness my whole life.” ― Emily Procter

15. “I daresay that your son or daughter has been sent as an answer to someone’s cry and that the enemy sees the greatness and the deliverer in him or her and is trying to prevent them from entering the world.” ― Theresa Pecku-Laryea

16. “I was not going to put my body or spirit through any more infertility treatments. It’s crazy for me to do that when there are so many children out there that need love and a home.” — Melissa Harwell

17. “Life is tough, my darling, but so are you.” — Stephanie Bennett-Henry

18. “If the woman has the physical fitness and the meritorious luck to bear his children, the family was a fortunate one. Villagers always looked at sterility with a squinted eye, and its fault and the misfortune lay solely on the woman’s part. As such, a childless woman often became the culprit for her entire life.” ― Swarnakanthi Rajapakse

19. “Be gentle with yourself. You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” ― Max Ehrmann