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It's been years since Ben and Elise started trying to have a baby "the old fashioned way." Heck, it had been years since they'd started trying to have a baby using the best medical technology money could buy! The last few years have left Elise feeling alone, especially as she mourns the loss of a yearned for pregnancy. Then she meets two other women who also can't have babies - a sisterhood of sorts. And the connections she builds with those women help all three of them through some of the worst - and best - moments of their lives.


Ben and I stared in wonder at the small white blob in the sea of black on the ultrasound screen. Our baby.

“Can you believe this?” Ben asked softly, his voice filled with wonder.

I couldn’t believe it. All this time and effort: three years of trying, two years of fertility treatments, countless tests, shots, scans, surgeries….We could finally see what we were working toward. That little white bean flickering away with a strong heartbeat. Tears stung my eyes, and words failed. I could think only “baby” and “ours,” still amazed to finally get there.

I looked up at Ben, smiling through my tears, and said the words I’d been too afraid to say until now.

“I’m pregnant.”

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