Sunday, July 27, 2014

815th Issue of the LFCA

Welcome to today's edition of Connections Abound. The point of Lost and Found is to level the support playing field. When LFCA works correctly, the newest blogger with the smallest readership can receive the same level of support as the oldest blogger with the largest readership. Anyone can submit news to LFCA by clicking here.

Lost and Found is open to anyone in the
infertility, pregnancy loss, adoption, pregnancy-and-parenting after infertility, assisted conception, living child-free after infertility or loss community (as well as anyone I inadvertently missed on that list). Please support the list as well as anyone posting announcements below.

Connections Abound

  • IComLeavWe: the August IComLeavWe list is now open for sign-up.
  • Writers: The Infertility Voice is currently recruiting bloggers to share their experiences with PCOS for PCOS Awareness Month this September, as part of her annual Voices of PCOS Blog Series. She's hoping to have a diverse panel of participants and experiences with PCOS and infertility. Fill out the participant form to be considered for this year's edition. The signup form will be available through July 31 and all participants will be notified on August 1 with next steps. 
  • Magazine: Beyond Infertility is an online magazine full of advice and instruction from experts in every aspect of life after infertility.  It is also a private community support site.
  • First Time Reading the LFCA: If this is your first time reading the LFCA or you need a refresher about how the LFCA works, please read this post. It has everything you need to know about getting your news in the LFCA.
  • Quicklink Resources: Regular ALI Blogroll: If you would like your blog added to the ALI blogroll, please email me directly with your blog url and category pick. More information about being added is contained in that link. Password-Protected Blogroll: If you would like your password-protected blog added to the blogroll, please fill out the form.
BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES (celebrate your birthday or blogoversary with the community. Send me date at any point and I'll post them on the correct day)
  • Just* Adopting is celebrating her birthday next Saturday.  Go sing her a little song.
LOSS REMEMBRANCES (send in the dates of loss anniversaries and I will post them on the correct day)
  • None Today.
  • None Today.
MISCELLANEOUS SUPPORT AND CELEBRATIONS (scary scans, anxious waits, OHSS, and a host of other reasons why these bloggers could use some additional support right now. Also, celebratory retrievals, transfers, and other good news)
  • Wordgirl's son was involved in a serious longboarding accident and spent time in the ICU.  Please send support to the family as he continues to recover.
BEDREST BABES: on bedrest following infertility or loss and needing support. Drop in on them and keep them company. Blurbs running underneath the "new" line are from this week, and the ones above that line will disappear on Sunday. Please do not re-list bedrest blurbs.
  • None Today.
  • Aly at Breathe Gently has recently had a frozen embyro transferred and got a BFP! She has her 7 week ultrasound for viability next week & would love some good vibes from the universe, if you can spare them! 
  • No Different From Any Other is having another boy and is 36 weeks pregnant.
  • An Unwanted Path gave birth to twin girls on June 30th. Both are happy and healthy.  Go wish them congratulations.
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