As part of Hadassah’s larger efforts to decrease stigma around infertility, the magazine is sharing stories of adoption as well reproductive medical interventions submitted by readers. Each experience offers a small window into the oftentimes heartbreaking struggle to become a mother for over 16 percent of Jewish women. Read these seven stories submitted by Hadassah Magazine readers.
Hadassah Members Share Their Struggles to Become Mothers
Wednesday, Mar 11 2020
Monday, Mar 16 2020Pregnant Woman Was in Quarantine. Then She Went into Labor.
When the staff at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem got the heads up from the Magen David Adom ambulance team that Sara*, a quarantined patient they were transporting, was in labor, they rushed into action to prepare and equip a special delivery facility for the potentially infectious mother-to-be.READ MORE ›
Wednesday, Mar 11 2020Talia Liben Yarmush - The Blessings and Trauma of IVF
Ultimately, IVF is much like a difficult birth. If you remembered all the pain, you’d be hard-pressed to do it again...READ MORE ›
Wednesday, Mar 11 2020Rachel Halperin-Zibelman - Learning to Live My Best Life Without Children
I asked myself whether we could attempt to be a “family” without children? Had we only gotten married to procreate?READ MORE ›