MOM TALK: MY SURROGACY JOURNEY

http://www.mothermag.com/surrogacy/

**Trigger warning. Story includes mention of a 24-week loss.

Like new mother Jennifer Talesfore so eloquently details in her essay below, surrogacy is a practice often shrouded in mystery and judgement. We hope reading her touching personal narrative of love, loss, and hope brings a better understanding to the families going through the surrogacy process and other challenges along the path to parenthood. -KHZ

(Click link above to read this beautiful essay)

Miscarriage Causes, Rates Widely Misunderstood, Study Shows

Miscarriage Causes, Rates Widely Misunderstood, Study Shows

Most men and women wrongly believe that miscarriage is highly uncommon, and many do not understand its causes, according to a national survey analyzing perceptions of miscarriage.

The widespread lack of understanding may contribute to feelings of isolation and guilt among individuals who have experienced a pregnancy loss, the survey also found.

(click link above to read on Huffington Post)