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Did you know I’m a former librarian? Yep, I spent ten years working as a high school librarian. So naturally, I love sharing about new books. Here’s a list of 11 new books on infertility and faith that you might helpful and encouraging. I haven’t read these, so these are not recommendations. It’s simply a list for you to browse and see if you might find something interesting.
Making Friends with your Fertility: A clear, comforting guide to reproductive health by Sarah Rayner and Tracey Sainsbury.
Amazon’s Description: “From the onset of periods and puberty, through egg and sperm production and preparing to conceive naturally, to IVF and assisted conception, in Making Friends with your FertilityTracey and Sarah tackle them all with warmth and humour…” For more info or to purchase –>
Rising for YOU: Pressing Through The Sorrow Of Pregnancy Loss To Bring Comfort, Hope, and Light by Paige Anderson.
Amazon’s Description: “[This book] is a Christian nonfiction journal that will help women process the grief of losing a pregnancy. In this personal artistic journal, Paige Anderson shares her heartbreaking story of multiple miscarriages, using poetic creative writing and art inspired by the colors in a crayon box to mingle thanksgiving with grief.” For more info or to purchase –>
Fertility Foods: 100+ Recipes to Nourish Your Body While Trying to Conceive by Elizabeth Shaw and Sara Haas.
Amazon’s Description: “A complete dietary program for women seeking healthy pregnancy. Created by RDN certified experts, Fertility Foods provides you with powerful nutritional benefits and more than 100 recipes.” For more info or to purchase –>
Amazon’s Description: “…A single woman harboring a deep ambivalence about motherhood, Kowalski needed to decide once and for all: Did she want a baby or not? More importantly, with no partner on the horizon, did she want to have a baby alone? Once she revised her idea of motherhood―from an experience she would share with a partner to a journey she would embark upon alone―the answer came up a resounding Yes. After exploring her options, Kowalski chose to conceive using a sperm donor, but her plan stopped short when a doctor declared her infertile. How far would she go to make motherhood a reality?” For more info or to purchase –>
Brokenhearted Hope: Encouraging stories of faithfulness, healing, and hope in the midst of miscarriage and loss by Heather Shipley.
Amazon’s Description: When anticipation turns into unexpected grief, Brokenhearted Hope offers strength, encouragement, and comfort through the testimonies of those who have experienced the pain of miscarriage and loss. You’ll find yourself in intimate fellowship with an often silenced community of those who have experienced this tragedy that’s more common than you can imagine. Through faith, there is healing and hope for the future. For more info or to purchase –>
Chasing Kites: One Woman’s Unexpected Journey Through Infertility, Adoption, and Foster Care by Rachel McCracken.
Amazon’s Description: “From the sterile isolation of infertility and its treatments to the emotional rollercoaster of adoption and foster care, Rachel McCracken gets it! She gets the heartache and the sorrow of the desolate valley called Infertility. She gets the dedication and work that it takes to blend a family. She gets the commitment and purpose one needs to help children rise from the ashes of abandonment and fear.” For more info or to purchase –>
Extra! [children’s book] by Kaeleigh MacDonald.
Amazon’s Description: “All families are special… but some families take a little ‘extra’…Covering many family building options, EXTRA! shows that even when parents struggle to conceive they can go on to become a family and that being ‘extra’ is wonderful! For more info or to purchase –>
Note: Kaeleigh is my friend and she is running a book blog tour to get the word out about her book. If you’re interested in finding out more about this children’s book, you can check out her book blog tour.
Other Encouraging Books
These title aren’t directly related to infertility, but their topics are definitely relevant to anyone experiencing it.
Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World by Max Lucado.
Amazon’s Description: “When it comes to anxiety, depression, and stress-related illnesses, America is the frontrunner. Thankfully, there’s a practical prescription for dealing with them. Anxious for Nothing, the most recent book from New York Times bestselling author, Max Lucado, provides a roadmap for battling with and healing from anxiety.” For more info or to purchase —>
Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word by Christine Caine.
Amazon’s Description: “God is bigger than your current story. Bigger than fear or shame or that voice in your head that whispers that you are not enough, too broken, or too flawed. Join Him in a closer relationship—one rooted in truth and Unshakeable. In this daily devotional Christine Caine encourages you to find confidence to live as the person God created you to be.” For more info or to purchase –>
Be the Gift: Let Your Broken Be Turned into Abundance by Ann Voskamp.
Amazon’s Description: “The idea that even in the depths of our own brokenness God can use each of us to be a gift to someone else is powerful—that He makes each of us enough to give to someone else. Just as powerful is the realization that in becoming God’s gifts to others, our lives become more abundant: “Maybe the only abundant way forward is always to give forward.” Ideas this powerful need to be put into action.” For more info or purchase –>
Amazon’s Description: “Spend six weeks with your small group, learning how to wait well by studying the lives of Joseph, Moses, David, Nehemiah, Abraham and Sarah, and Noah.” For more info or to purchase –>
Do any of these books on infertility and faith sound good to you? Have you read any of them? I’d love to hear your comments!
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