The Baby Quest Blog

December 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 Newsletter

For Baby Quest, each passing year means more grants and, most importantly, more babies!  We now have a total of 21 new  babies born in 2017  with several more Parents-to-be delivering later in December.  This "baby boom" allowed us to surpass the "50" mark, a...

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The Forever Gift

The Forever Gift

A baby shower is a special event – an opportunity to share the blessing of upcoming parenthood with friends. Unfortunately, there are many who yearn for this special occasion, but, for them, the celebration is denied because of infertility. After years of failed...

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A Salute to Our Partners

A Salute to Our Partners

Since March 2012, Baby Quest has awarded 70 grants and currently boasts 44 babies with several more soon to be born. We have selected heterosexual, same sex couples, and singles to be grant recipients. Among the procedures we have funded are egg freezing, ivf (in...

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Personal Accounts From Baby Quest Recipients

Personal Accounts From Baby Quest Recipients

Infertility produces a myriad of emotions from anger to frustration to pure desperation…wanting something so badly that, for some, is so natural. Those who struggle with the injections, hormones, monthly calendars, and negative pregnancy tests can attest to the fact...

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The Roller Coaster of Infertility

The Roller Coaster of Infertility

 Although we are always thrilled to announce a pregnancy and especially a birth, we, at Baby Quest, recognize the highs and lows of infertility.  Unfortunately, we can provide an opportunity for our recipients to pursue treatment. We cannot offer...

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BabyQuest Foundation Application Tips

BabyQuest Foundation Application Tips

EXPLORE THE WEBSITE* Go to www.babyquestfoundation.org and start exploring.* Review the Grant Process, How We Work & Requirements sections so that you have a clear understanding of the organization, the process, and your responsibility.THE APPLICATION PROCESS* Be...

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Adapting to Missed Conceptions on the Journey to Parenthood

Adapting to Missed Conceptions on the Journey to Parenthood

When I turned 30, I had no concept that becoming a mother could become a “journey.” A wild night? hopefully. A few attempts? Sure. Several month? Ok, fine. But four years and a continued question mark about what will finally work for us? UNFATHOMABLE! I could never...

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My Battle With Infertility

My Battle With Infertility

Submitted by a Baby Quest grant recipientI cannot recall ever being a “baby person” or gushing over infants when I was younger. I cannot remember ever having a strong desire to have a child until I met my husband and fell so in love with him that I developed the urge...

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A Pregnancy Poem

A Pregnancy Poem

A special thanks to Dr. Marc Kalan for this original and “humorous” contribution…..˜Twas the night before pregnancy test, and all through the home,Medications were readied, including good ol’ progesterone.Pills were lined up on the kitchen table with care,In hopes...

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