Moms in the Making – Session Four

This upcoming June will be 2 years since I started an Infertility Support Group. Thankfully, shortly after the group started one of the girls helped me with a much better and fitting name, Moms in the Making (MITM). If you have read prior MITM posts, you know that every girl who was in the original group from June 2013 is now a mom. We have a whole new group of ladies, and 2 more just joined over the past month. There are a total of 7 of us again, and 2 of those girls are now pregnant.

It continues to be such a blessing to meet every other week with a group of ladies who are also going through infertility. While we are all on different journeys, we all have the same desire – to be a mom.  After the initial round of pregnancies, 2014 turned out to be a much quieter year with just a few pregnancy announcements. Even though as each month passes there have been plenty of hard moments, failed treatments, and tears – God has continued to give us strength and grace to carry on. The fact that all of the original girls are moms now, with several of them having already celebrated their baby’s first birthday says a lot about the amazingness of Jesus.

While I wish I was on the other side and a mom to many babies, I’m thankful to see God’s faithfulness in so many different journeys. Each person has a testimony of prayers being answered, and although there are several of us still waiting, we know that God will repeat the same miracle for us. Each time we meet we spend a lot of time sharing updates, in prayer, and discussing a book. We are also currently reading Barren Among the Fruitful, which we started a few months ago. If you want to see the other books we have read I did a post on them here.

If you live in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and are interested in coming to the group, you are welcome! Please do not hesitate to contact me! If you have no idea what group I am talking about you can check out the prior posts here. I highly recommend reading the testimonies too!

Moms in the Making - Session 4

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21 Comments
  • jennifer prod
    Posted at 06:53h, 01 May Reply

    the support groups and community that you create are inspirational, and i know they must be comforting/helpful to all the women who join. you’re such a blessing!!

  • Elena
    Posted at 06:54h, 01 May Reply

    So wonderful!! Sounds like an amazing group!

  • Ashley
    Posted at 08:42h, 01 May Reply

    I think I would like to know more about the group 🙂 sounds like a great resource!

  • Jojo
    Posted at 10:02h, 01 May Reply

    This is such a nice way of women not to feel alone.

  • Cheryl Smith
    Posted at 10:42h, 01 May Reply

    It is so wonderful that you do this! While it breaks my heart to know your name is still on that “waiting list”, it inspires me that you are not bitter…that you press on in the pursuit of encouraging and blessing others who share your pain and anticipation. One of these days, YOU will be celebrating that first birthday with your own baby, and your joy will be complete. In the meantime, you are such an inspiration of faith and perseverance. Keep up the great work! God notices, and your work will be rewarded. 🙂

  • Sophi
    Posted at 11:13h, 01 May Reply

    I sure wish I lived near you!!!

  • Laura @ Making Baby Provence
    Posted at 12:09h, 01 May Reply

    I just love your heart. That’s all I wanted to tell you today. Love you, girl!

  • Tomato
    Posted at 12:23h, 01 May Reply

    Wow, that’s beautiful! Amazing timing on this, I’m just starting a group at my church. I was wondering if you would mind if I contact you with some questions about getting it started?

  • Callie
    Posted at 12:38h, 01 May Reply

    It’s so great how you were able to start a support group that has continued for so long! I know that must be so helpful to everyone in your group, to know they are not alone.

  • Veronica
    Posted at 13:59h, 01 May Reply

    Isnt it amazing how God uses things like infertility to bring people together in a special way. I love the name of the group 🙂

  • Amanda
    Posted at 14:11h, 01 May Reply

    It’s so, so great that you started this group and have been an encouragement to so many women. You’re an encouragement to me! I will continue to pray for you guys 🙂 You are AWESOME and God is using you in big ways.

  • Amanda
    Posted at 15:22h, 01 May Reply

    It’s so wonderful that you have a group like this! I am sure you are a blessing to those women in many ways. 🙂

  • aki
    Posted at 21:34h, 01 May Reply

    Your heart is SO incredibly big and your leap of faith in starting this ministry and helping it evolve and grow is an amazing testimony to your faith the incredible work God is doing through you!

  • Tiffany (A Touch of Grace)
    Posted at 23:46h, 02 May Reply

    Caroline you are such a blessing to all the women who join the group, and to many who don’t. You have such an amazing heart.

  • Brittany Dickerson
    Posted at 15:27h, 04 May Reply

    Having been through infertility I wish there had been a group back then. Such an amazing idea!

  • Lauren White
    Posted at 18:01h, 04 May Reply

    What a wonderful post. I did a few myself when it was NIAW and it tugs at my heart to read any stories about the battles us mommies have faced to become a mom. Beautiful post!

  • Michelle
    Posted at 22:49h, 04 May Reply

    What a great post! Thank you for being so brave and sharing your story! It is great to have a strong support system that is there for you to lean on. Keep the faith alive!

  • Sevi
    Posted at 17:46h, 06 May Reply

    This is a beautiful post and it’s nice to see a group of women supporting each other. It’s amazing being able to be there for each other through both the good and bad!

  • Mai Lyn
    Posted at 09:56h, 08 May Reply

    Wow. I think this is incredible! Thanks for sharing!

  • Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    Posted at 09:51h, 09 May Reply

    You are such a blessing. Thank you for supporting others and for letting God use you to help others.

    Thanks for sharing (and for linking up to the #SHINEbloghop)!

    Wishing you a lovely day.
    xoxo

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