MRKH and fertility treatment in Germany and Belgium.

July 16, 2010 at 10:48 pm (Cross Cultural Perspective of MRKH.)

Ethics and law

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Online support for MRKH Parents.

July 15, 2010 at 11:22 pm (Parental Support.)

I came across this online group which is said to provide online support for parents (mothers and fathers) helping their daughters to deal with MRKH.

parents_of_daughters_with_mrkh@yahoogroups.com.

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Congenital Absence of Vagina: The MRKH Syndrome

July 15, 2010 at 6:26 pm (General information about MRKH., Medical Research (the heavy stuff))

Congenital Absence of Vagina – The MRKH syndrome

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Check out the new “Psychology Behind Adoption” Category!

July 13, 2010 at 5:30 pm (Housekeeping: General blog info)

Dear readers,

I recently decided it would be beneficial to explore the research surrounding adoption so this I thought I would share with you!

Thank you again for your continued support and enjoy!

MRKH Canada

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Stress and Coping in Adopted Children.

July 13, 2010 at 2:14 pm (The Psychology Behind Adoption)

If you have any concerns about the effect of adoption on children have a look at this article.

Stress and Coping in Adopted Children

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For general support for infertility check this blog out.

July 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm (Other MRKH Blogs)

http://www.aboutinfertility.info/

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MRKH-L Online Support Group (via Google Groups)

July 13, 2010 at 1:58 pm (Forums, Private Groups and Websites!)

I just came across this online support group for MRKH. Once again, it is a closed group so you must apply for membership.

Here is the link: http://groups.google.com/group/mrkh-l?lnk=srg

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The Adoption Council of Canada Website.

July 13, 2010 at 1:39 pm (The Adoption Option)

This is a good place to start if you are considering adoption and are currently residing in Canada.

http://www.adoption.ca/AboutAdoption.html

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Is “baby craving” contagious?

July 12, 2010 at 11:35 pm (Just wondering...)

I was recently shopping with friends with the objective of helping a friend of mine find a gift for his newborn nephew. Of course we had to wade through a sea of baby paraphernalia before we found something that was just right.  I was excited at this opportunity to help him pick out cute stuffed animals and soft blankets so I went to town, running around picking things up for his approval. But as I stood alone in front of a crib, I experienced a moment of sadness. This crib was beautifully lined with soft pastel blankets complete with a mobile hanging overhead that chimed “Its a Small World After All.” As I stood there, an image of myself looking down into a sleeping baby’s face popped into my head. I mentally fought with this image, struggling to put it out of my mind as I felt my throat close and my eyes well up. As I came to, I looked down again and saw the crib was empty. It was strange how such a joyous occasion for a friend, suddenly became sad for myself, knowing what I know. I breathed, regaining composure before walking away from that crib to rejoin my friends.

Later (on the same occasion), I was in the same store this time talking to a girlfriend of mine as we sifted through various sleepers and baby outfits. We marvelled at how small some of them were and then she quietly confessed how she had been collecting little hats, shoes and baby outfits for years. I was stunned! She is a single career oriented girl and, as far as I know, miles away from any prospects of having children. I had no idea! Then it got me thinking that maybe we just all have our moments where we long for motherhood. It is natural that we experience maternal feelings towards children. While I was surprised at what she said, I was also somewhat comforted by it. I think this sort of told me that while her desires were a little premature, I was not alone in having these maternal thoughts cross my mind from time to time. It also affirmed for me the fact that these thoughts were not totally originating from my MRKH and that other women were also able to relate to these feelings.

In sharing this story my hope is that it will bring enlightenment to you as this moment did for me.

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Transplantation of a Human Uterus.

July 12, 2010 at 11:04 pm (Uterus Transplantation Research)

This article corresponds with the latest post in the Magazine or Newspaper Article section (Media)  and is entitled “2002:  First human uterus transplant a partial success.”

Transplantation of the human uterus

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