Most people who are dealing with infertility find endless comfort and support from the Infertility and Miscarriage support community. We have been there. We know the pain, the anxiety, the frustrations that encompass trying to conceive when it isn’t as simple as it appears to be for every other female creature in the world. But… isn’t there always a but…
Please consider this a public service announcement… There be some crazy bitchez out there.
I don’t mean they are a little weird and freak out if any saliva touches either of the baby making parts prior to doing the deed. I don’t even mean the people that are so addicted to pee sticks that they go through a lot of 25 tests in one cycle. I am talking about the ladies that just make shit up. I don’t care so much if a blogger says that she is an accountant when she is really a private school teacher. I am also okay with fake names and even embellishing a story a little to make a simple baseline ultrasound a little more entertaining.
Where I do have a problem is when a women who was baking chicken breasts with a side of creamed corn according to facebook, tells you that they were hospitalized for a concussion after narrowly escaping a raging house fire by diving out of a 4 story building and rescuing 3 small children on their way down. Then, when she is about to be discharged she learns that she is surprise pregnant (which is a little better than just regular pregnant because there is just so much shock and awe involved) complete with photos of pregnancy tests from someone else’s blog (the first photo on google images for test progression pics). Then, after several weeks of “strict bed rest” which, according to facebook, involves cooking birthday dinners, celebratory drinks, and maybe a quick 5K on Sunday as part of a weight loss plan, she goes completely quiet. The kind of quiet that is super silent. So silent that it is screaming, “SOMEONE PLEASE ASK FOR AN UPDATE!”
It is bad news. But it is okay. She is already planning to rescue some adorable puppies who, with a little bit of extra puppy school, will deliver her quadruplets and serve as lactation consultants!