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Almost Wordless Wednesday: REI at UCSF

Due to the sensitive nature of our practice, we kindly request that children not be brought to our office.

Due to the sensitive nature of our practice, we kindly request that children not be brought to our office.

This was one of the first indicators that I had crossed the threshold into infertility.

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Crystal is a mother-wife-writer whose explorations include parenting, grief, food, and semi-crunchy living. She is currently an MFA in writing student, a content editor for Still Standing Magazine, and the technical editor for Switchback.

0 thoughts on “Almost Wordless Wednesday: REI at UCSF

  1. It is so hard. Infertility is something I will never understand. Unexplained is what they kept telling me. There is no reason for it, but I have it. Hugs!!

  2. I have often wondered why there aren’t special rooms for mother’s of dead babies. Why did I have to give birth in the same hall with mother’s who had living babies? Why do I have to see pictures of babies on the walls, and pregnant girls every time I go to the OB/GYN? Why aren’t there special doctor’s or rooms for women like us? I love this sign. It makes me sad that there are reasons to have this sign, but I am so glad to finally see some that somewhere there is a doctor’s office that gets it…if only a little.

    1. Oh, Heather, you’re so right about the special rooms and doctors. When I had to go to L&D to deliver Calvin and see the wall of babies, it broke me. I agree, that although the sign is sad that there has to be signs like this, it also felt like I found a place to “belong.”

  3. The sign may be eye opening for us in the infertility world. I found relief to be in a RE clinic after 2 OBs specializing in infertility. It was difficult to be around pregnant women at the OB clinics. My RE clinic is quieter but there are ppl who bring their children.

    1. Yes, every time I had to see my OB/GYN and be around all of those pregnant women, my heart just cracked a little more. I’m glad you have some relief, and hope that seeing the children isn’t so difficult for you.

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