Knowing your Limits

It is apparently baby season. Which I guess, to be fair, for the ttc EVERY season may seem like baby season. Everyone is glowing, everyone is blossoming and all the new babies are more adorable than ever before. Or at least it seems that way. Sigh. So, I got caught up today. I was looking […]

An interesting Perspective from CNN

Though not directly related to the plight of health and fertility, this recent interview by CNN pertaining to single Black women adopting, really touched on some very serious points in my opinion. The fertility rate in our community is not only affected by health reasons but also by a lack of quality relationships to form […]

Medication and money

The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation’s Family Building Grant

The Tinina Q. Cade Foundation’s Family Building Grant provides up to $10,000 to needy infertile families. The grant is used to assist with the costs associated with infertility treatment or domestic adoption. For additional information, feel free to call us at 443-896-6504 or email us at Applications will be available at all TQCF activities […]

waiting chairs

Random Thoughts on Infertility…Submitted by a BBE Friend

Random Thoughts on Infertility It’s complicated! It’s personal and yet not so personal! It’s scary! It is a fight to fill a space that your spirit demands be filled. We need to talk about it, empower ourselves, empower each other … come out the dayum closet! My daughter will know her journey to me, my […]

Karla and Chez

Father’s Day in a Father-scarce Community

More than just my own distress is the root of this push towards education and advocacy for the plight of infertile African Americans. The true push lies in the fact that I for one believe that we need to be aware of EVERY threat that is up against the black family. If we are already […]


Sometimes I need my ass whooped.

So, a major part of this thing has got to be staying healthy. I know that. You know that. We all know that right? So WHY, do I have to beat my own ass everyday about forgetting to take my meds?! Its one little pink pill that keeps my thyroid in check and yet I […]

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