For Those with Empty Arms : A Compassionate Voice For Those Experiencing Infertility
Author(s): Emily Harris Adams
After receiving the news that in vitro would be their only hope for biological children, award-winning poet Emily Adams had to learn to live in a new world of needles, embarrassing tests, long waiting periods, and expensive doctor’s appointments.
In this beautiful and touching book of poems and essays, Emily tells the story of the diagnosis and the chaotic years that followed. Despite the many instances of disappointment, she learns how to continue to hope. Emily Adams weaves a powerful and compassionate story for any woman who is desperately trying to conceive but can’t.
“A perfect depiction of what infertility is and feels like. The essays and poems are so relatable, I felt like I might have been reading my own journal. This book is a must-read for anyone who is or knows someone struggling. Where was this book when my arms were empty?”
—Serena Mackerell, Director of Footsteps for Fertility Foundation
—James Goldberg, author of The Five Books of Jesus
—Carol McLellan CST-D, Obstetrics Ombudsman, Upledger International