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Infertility and Islam

This is for my Muslim sisters. I spotted this post about infertility in Islam on Facebook by Imam Omar Suleiman. I spent many years feeling punished and that as a woman it was my fault. That was until I read

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IVF #2: Beta Hell. Update.

I’m sorry I haven’t replied to comments on the last couple of posts or responded on Twitter. I haven’t been functioning like a normal human being. I’ve avoided talking about this BFP because I always thought I’d stop blogging with

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Posted in Infertility, IVF

“what dua to read to conceive a baby boy”

That was a search term that brought someone to my blog. I am so upset by it that I have to write this post to just say…. NO, YOU WILL NOT FIND THAT INFO HERE! Be grateful for what Allah

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Did you put a timer on when you’d have your first child?

Seven years ago I told my two bestfriends from Uni, that I’d be pregnant at their weddings. I remember the exact moment I said it and I’m surprised that the universe didn’t capture it and put it into motion. I

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Religion + Spiritual

Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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