Day of Voices: Ann

I have stage 4 endometriosis and after years of IUI, fertility meds, etc., my husband and I decided that IVF was the right thing for us. With the expert care of Dr. Randall Hines and his team, 13 eggs were retrieved, eight were fertilized. Six of the eight stopped dividing. The two remaining were transferred and my beautiful twin boys will turn two this month. I know how fortunate I am.

I would love to expand our family through another round of IVF. I am terrified this initiative will pass and my hopes of a 3rd child will pass with it. The infertility made me feel like my body was betraying me; and now it breaks my heart to think that my home state could also betray me.

I understand the people who are pro-life; but I don’t understand voting for an initiative that could have such sweeping effects on Mississippi women and families.

About Atlee Breland

I'm a Mississippian, a Christian, a computer programmer, a wife, and -- thanks to infertility treatment -- a mother of three wonderful children.
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One Response to Day of Voices: Ann

  1. Raymond Gray says:

    My sincere congratulations on defeating the “personhood” amendment. I do not live in Mississippi, actually I’m a Yankee, and it is reassuring to me that folks like you and your supporters can see through the BS of this movement, logically consider the consequences, and fight to prevent this extreme and misguided measure.

    Warm regards

    Ray Gray
    Easton, PA