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Resources: Infertility




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Empty Womb, Aching Heart by Marlo Schalesky (not currently available through Focus on the Family)
“Hope and Help for Those Struggling With Infertility”

Hannah’s Hope by Jennifer Saake 
“Seeking God’s Heart in the Midst of Infertility, Miscarriage, and Adoption Loss”

Outside the Womb by Scott Rae and D. Joy Riley 
“Moral Guidance for Assisted Reproduction”

When Empty Arms Become a Heavy Burden by Sandra Glahn and William Cutrer, M.D. 
“Encouragement for Couples Facing Infertility”

When God Doesn’t Make Sense by Dr. James Dobson
Encountering difficulties in life can challenge our faith in God—and when questions are left unanswered, we may feel that God has abandoned us. This book speaks to those who have been left confused and disillusioned by life’s problems.

Finding God’s Goodness in the Barrenness of Life (Sara Hagerty)
Hagerty talks about her struggles with infertility and asks, “Where is God in the midst of my pain?” Be encouraged if you’re wrestling with hardship and need to be reminded of God’s love and promise to care about all of your needs.

Hope in the Midst of Infertility (Marlo Shalesky, “Sarah”) 
Guests speak to the hurt of couples experiencing difficulty conceiving, and the emotional stress and marital struggles that can result. They suggest ways to maintain good communication with your spouse in the midst of infertility or miscarriage and how to stay grounded in the knowledge of God’s love and sovereignty.

This series of articles addresses the physical and emotional struggles of infertility and offers helpful suggestions and resources.


Resource Lists

Focus on the Family Counseling Consultation Line
If you need someone to talk to, Focus on the Family offers a free phone counseling consultation with a licensed or pastoral counselor. Call 1-855-771-HELP (4357), Monday through Friday, 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM (MT). 

Focus on the Family’s Christian Counselor Network
Search for licensed Christian counselors in your area.

Dancing Upon Barren Land
“Spiritual Nourishment for the Infertility Road”

Hannah’s Prayer Ministries
Hannah’s Prayer Ministries offers Christian-based support to women struggling with the pain of infertility.

Sarah’s Laughter
Sarah’s Laughter offers support to those struggling with infertility.