Shara's TEDx Talk
Official Book Trailer
“I always wanted to be a mother. Growing up, there was no indication that there would be any problem conceiving. My mom got pregnant after only three months of trying at the age of 35. Other women in my family also conceived easily--and sometimes accidentally. I didn't know a single person who struggled..."
“On August 17, 2009 Kennedy Milan Wilson was born silently into this world. After 25 hours of labor our beautiful, perfect, 5-pound baby girl was born. I was 35 weeks pregnant when I delivered her. I can vividly recall the events leading up to that day. I can remember not feeling movement in my belly and calling my husband…”
"I never thought I would be one of the women that would have to deal with infertility. I had no trouble at all conceiving my first 2 children in high school without even trying, as a matter of fact, I was even on birth control when I got pregnant with the both of them!!! At age 21 I found myself pregnant again. I was so excited with the possibility of having a daughter!..."
“Getting married in our mid-thirties, we both never wanted to wait any longer to begin trying for kids. Little did we know that after 6 months of trying, and spending thousands of dollars of testing, we would not conceive, and the specialist doctor would have absolutely no answers...”
Although they had a little girl, they decided to grow their family. When Monica was 32 years old, she and her husband were informed that she had severe endometriosis that caused double blockage of her fallopian tubes, so her only option to become a mom was Invitro Fertilization (IVF)..."
"I never thought becoming a mama would be hard. My parent’s were able to have my sister and I. My husband, Daniel, have parents that went through infertility, and with the help of medication, able to conceive him and his sister. And sure, you learn things in sex ed class, but no one teaches you just what real life can bring when you find out you cannot have a baby on your own...."