“Persevering Through Infertility” is a collection of the real life stories of individuals and couples who have experienced IVF, IUI, Secondary Infertility, Donor Eggs, Donor Sperm, Advanced Maternal Age, Diet, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Endometriosis, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Uterine Lining issues, Blocked Tubes, Male Factor, Surrogacy, Domestic and International Adoption, Embryo Adoption, etc. These men and women are courageous, they are determined, and they are focused. They are the most deserving to be parents, and due to a physical problem or a stroke of bad luck, they struggle with something that comes naturally for most. You will find that not all the stories resulted in pregnancy. Some have resolved their infertility, in a variety of ways, while others continue on the journey. While the statistics are not encouraging, there are tools to help beat the odds and while this book doesn’t promise to be a silver bullet or medical miracle, it will help those experiencing Infertility cut a few corners, have less frustration, gain knowledge, insight, hope, inspiration, encouragement, comfort and power and all the ammunition to tip the scales in their favor for successfully resolving their infertility. Knowledge is the area where you have the most control. It gives you the power to make the right decisions for yourself, and provides you with the key to finding and choosing your resolution based on an educated decision, not a purely emotional one. It is the closest thing to the silver bullet we all seek. Unfortunately, for many, it sometimes takes years and the more time that goes by, the more the chances for success decline. That’s why shortening the learning curve is so critical. We are often so overwhelmed by the emotional attachments to our inability to conceive that we become paralyzed and take make decisions based on raw emotion, rather than educated choices. “Persevering Through Infertility” speaks from the heart, to the heart, and provides insight and perspective allowing the reader to find something to relate to in each story.