Tag: miscarriage

The Importance of the Infertility Voice

“When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words.” ­–Dr. Thema Bryant-Davis


Support Matters: A Q&A with group leader Nell Shanahan LCSW

Here at the Yinova Center, one of our most valued adjunctive services for fertility patients is our long-running fertility support group, led by facilitator Nell Shanahan, LCSW. Before joining Nell’s group, some future participants have questions on what the group means and how it is structured. With another group starting in September, we decided to […]


Support matters: YinOva Support Group Services

I continue to be very humbled by, and grateful for, the opportunity to be the facilitator of the women’s support group at the Yinova Center. I also continue to be impressed and often even taken aback by the strength of the women who attend. Above all, their commitment not only to becoming parents, but also […]


After miscarriage, Chinese Medicine can help

Having a miscarriage can be difficult. There are no two ways about it. If this has happened to you, you may have felt wide range of emotions; grief, disappointment, guilt, shame and emptiness.  And what can you do when something so devastating happens? After all, this rush of emotions can leave you wondering where to […]


Chemical pregnancies and early pregnancy loss

Some of my patients tell me that they feel pregnant towards the end of some cycles but then get a negative pregnancy test. Others briefly show a positive result on a home pregnancy test but then get their period. I encourage my patients to look out for the early warning signs of pregnancy because they […]