How to tell Your Child that You are Not a Biological Parent?

One of the many concerns some individuals have about family building using alternate methods is what they will tell their child

Not a Biological Parent? How to Tell Your Child
Tell your child as soon as possible says Erica Berman, PhD

Sadly for many DES daughters having their own children is not possible!
Many of us who have experienced miscarriages, want to have kids but are struggling or unable to…

No one should feel ashamed of how they were conceived and educating our youth about the many ways families are formed and babies are made will help foster greater understanding and acceptance for family diversity
says Erica Berman, PhD.

Read Not a Biological Parent? How to Tell Your Child
HuffPost Living, January 2012.

Hope to have Kids one Day?

Get to know your Fertility Health…

Want to Have Kids One Day? Get to Know Your Fertility Health
Should you have your fertility checked? If you hope to one day have children, the answer is: yes

The medical community has become increasingly concerned about the number of women facing age-related infertility. One of the big questions being asked is how we get information about the risks of delaying childbearing into public consciousness? Many women are unaware of how steeply fertility declines for women after reaching age 35, and others are shocked to discover, that not even the most advanced assisted reproductive technologies (ART), can guarantee success for them.

Read Want to Have Kids One Day? Get to Know Your Fertility Health,by Erica Berman, PhD, HuffPost Living, January 2013

Sadly for many DES daughters having their own children is not possible! Many of us who have experienced miscarriages, want to have kids but are struggling or unable to…

After Miscarrying I never got the Pregnant Glow back

We need to change the way miscarriage and pregnancy loss is handled outside of the medical community

After miscarrying I never got the Pregnant Glow back
Personal Stories

There is a fantasy surrounding pregnancy portraying it as a blissful state when women glow with health and the miracle of life. It is a time when most women feel pride in their bodies, more forgiving of their imperfections, and awestruck by their body’s capabilities. Yet, when a woman has experienced miscarriage and/or infertility, a pregnancy can be filled with fear and anxiety.

Continue reading After miscarrying I never got the Pregnant Glow back, by Erica Berman, PhD, HuffPost Living, November 2012

Sadly for many DES daughters having their own children is not possible! Many of us who have experienced miscarriages, want to have kids but are struggling or unable to…

No Matter when it happens, Loss of a Pregnancy can be devastating

We need to change the way miscarriage and pregnancy loss is handled outside of the medical community

No Matter when it happens, Loss of a Pregnancy can be devastating
Personal Stories

It is an event in my life that I will never forget. I woke up one morning and after four weeks of nausea, fatigue and strange cravings, I felt “normal,” which seemed wrong. Everyone reassured me there was no reason to worry. I’d seen a strong heartbeat at a six-week ultrasound, I’d had no cramping or bleeding, and it is normal for pregnancy symptoms to fluctuate. But I just knew in my gut something was wrong.”

Continue reading No Matter When it Happens,
Loss of a Pregnancy Can Be Devastating
by Erica Berman, PhD, HuffPost Healthy Living, July 2012

Sadly for many DES daughters having their own children is not possible! Many of us who have experienced miscarriages, want to have kids but are struggling or unable to…

Pregnancy or not : what is and is NOT appropriate to say to a Woman about her Body and/or Fertility

12 Things You Should Never Ask a Woman
Never ask any woman if she is pregnant…

Any woman struggling with infertility or who has experienced a miscarriage has probably had to deal with her fair share of stupid comments and reactions from others.

Erica Berman, PhD, thought she would put together a little “guide” regarding what is and is not appropriate to say to a woman about her body and/or fertility…

Read 12 Things You Should Never Ask a Woman
HuffPost Women, October 2012

Sadly for many DES daughters having their own children is not possible! Many of us who have experienced miscarriages, want to have kids but are struggling or unable to…