I’m Not Broken: My Infertility Journey

Pregnancy test kit on a wooden desk

Written by: Avery Astrid Rao of The Woke Doula and Bluegrass Doulas Affiliated Doula In the drawer next to my bed, there are 28 pregnancy tests. They all come in different sizes and colors. Most have the same result, one lonely bright line. Others have a bit of a different result, extremely light – nearly a ghost – lines. These are … Read More

10 Things Learned Through Infertility

pregnancy, fertility, maternity and people concept - close up of sad unhappy woman looking at home pregnancy test

Written by: Avery Astrid Rao of The Woke Doula and Bluegrass Doulas Affiliated Doula 1 in 8 couples in the United States are struggling to build a family. These couples are from all backgrounds, races, and sexual orientations. Infertility simply does not discriminate. It silently creeps into people’s lives and takes shelter. Infertility is often a silent struggle filled with many … Read More

Derby Festival Family Fun

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No Kentucky spring would be complete without a family visit to the Kentucky Derby Festival. This massive festival includes a long list of community events that draw crowds from surrounding towns, cities and states year after year. The Kentucky Derby Festival is family friendly and offers something for everyone during it’s festival dates running through the end of April into … Read More