Fran Meadows is an Author, Infertility Advocate and became a Mom through IVF to her one son. Meadows’ is one of many women that struggled with infertility and the devastation of a late pregnancy loss. She works with other women fighting infertility and offers support through online support groups as well as email support hoping that sharing her story will help others.
Fran shares her experiences to raise awareness throughout the community as an Infertility Advocate, exploring the ways in which our society remains silent about the secrets of infertility. Through self-education and awareness, she hopes to share her voice to make a difference to break the stigma surrounding the disease of infertility. Fran stays connected to both patients and professionals and frequently connects, share,s and collaborates to build successful relationships in the community with social media. She continues to raise awareness and support the community with online events and live educational events.
Her campaign to combat infertility has been featured in the pages of Redbook – Truth About Trying Campaign, Cleo Magazine Australia, Woman’s Essence Magazine, with appearances on The Steve Katsos Show, Huffington Post LIVE, Better CT News, Connecticut Style News, Fertility Forum Radio, Power Women Radio, The Rockaway Wave, Suite 101, and The Ladies in Waiting Book Club.
Common stumbling block for people trying to conceive
- Difficulty balancing the mental and emotional aspects
Misconception about fertility
- Fertility issues affect women and men at any age, even in the 20s.
What is one thing that people can do to improve their outcome?
- Couples should communicate with each other.
Educate yourself about your health without overdoing it.
Guest contact info
- Fran Meadows
- Web site: www.secretinfertility.com II Secret Infertility Blog
- Twitter: @Franmeadows II Connect on Linked In II Facebook
If you enjoyed this episode, please comment below. Enjoy our podcasts in the car - download from iTunes and leave a review.