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Top 10: Benefits of Being Infertile

seussTrying to lighten the mood this week today I am reposting a top 10 from 999 Reasons to Laugh At Infertility (the site is no longer active but click to visit FB page). 

I hope you enjoy or at least have a laugh 🙂

So what if your uterus’ isn’t behaving! Who cares if your husband’s sperm has more tails than a dog! It doesn’t matter if you’re tubes have no idea how to fallop! Don’t feel sorry for us! There are lots of positive aspects to being an infertile such as….

(1) No awkward sex talk to your future children! Explaining the birds and the bees to our children will be fun! “Little Tommy, when a mommy and a daddy love each other they drive to a fertility clinic and 4 years later, you are conceived with a lot of love and a little test tube.” 

(2) By the time you are pregnant, your friends are already finished having kids. You can borrow all their baby stuff (even if they are stained with poop and vomit).

(3) During IVF or IUI, your partner doesn’t even have to be present during conception! Just send him a quick text once it’s done. “Honey, we did it! How was it for you?”

(4) When you go to sleep at night, you still get to sleep through the night.

(5) You get to cry about infertility in random places. Why go to a boring old grocery store if you’re just going to shop. Yawn. Boring. Having an emotional breakdown in the tampon aisle, now that’s interesting!

(6) Your friends all offer to let you have their bratty kids. Great! So don’t be surprised and call the police when you take them. You had a verbal agreement.

(7) When you’re quintuplets arrive, you might get your own television show called IVF Mama Plus Five!

(8) You get to have surgery to help improve your fertility…. The positive side? The hospital offers these delicious pudding cups for lunch! Lip-smacking!

(9) Your friend have stretch marks, sagging breasts and wrinkles. You only have weight gain and acne due to fertility medication.

(10) Whoever said infertility was awful obviously never met your hot fertility doctor! He can inseminate you anytime!

Even if it doesn’t always feel this way and you think you will never get pregnant, infertility is most likely temporary. But hope and determination are permanent.


About Shannon

I am a university educated full-time working mother of four children. Proudly Canadian, I freeze my butt off along with my loving partner, two dogs and a cat. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them, but if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.


13 thoughts on “Top 10: Benefits of Being Infertile

  1. Why are infertility doctors always so attractive? Seriously. Mine was for sure. Lol.

    Posted by Heather C | April 24, 2014, 8:07 am
    • Ha ha. Mine was not! Old with a thick accent. To be honest probably would have preferred a woman since he seemed completely unsympathetic to the situation, but who’s to say anyone would have been any better.

      Posted by Shannon | April 24, 2014, 12:29 pm
  2. Love it!! My hot fertility Dr can knock me up anytime he wants!!! Even though he isn’t hot….. probably used to be but now he’s old. Oh well!

    Posted by journeyformybaby | April 24, 2014, 11:02 am
  3. I bought their book and read it anytime I need a good laugh!

    Posted by Elisha | April 24, 2014, 6:40 pm
  4. Honestly i wasnt very happy with the post, but even more honestly im having a horrible day… Found out my bff is pregnant, we were trying together.. And im again not pregnant. Thank for posting this though.. That quote in the end, about infertility being temporary, really touched me..

    Posted by LOVEcomaDANI + LOVEcomaMOM | April 26, 2014, 2:06 am
  5. Haha! This was awesome. I can totally relate. Also, my fertility doc is pretty hot. I guess there was a plus side to it after all! 😉

    Posted by lenorahoward | April 27, 2014, 10:54 pm


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