By Virginia L. Houserman, MD On Thanksgiving Day, in the year 2000, our family’s lives would be forever changed. About 10 days before Thanksgiving we met our daughter, Kristina, for the first time at an orphanage about three hours east of Moscow, Russia. At the time, Kristina was almost thirteen months old. We then had […]

I got married in August of 1987 when I was 33 years old. I thought I had plenty of time left to get pregnant, but that didn’t turn out to be the case for me. I was already an infertility specialist working at St. Louis University as an assistant professor, so after a year went […]