alexisdelchiaro It is #NationalInfertilityAwarnessWeek and although I am now officially a mom, the sting of infertility still haunts me. This photo is of me giving myself one of hundreds of shots during my 3 rounds of (unsuccessful) IVF. It's honestly difficult for me to even think about that time in my life. On my Facebook page I've included a link to a beautifully written piece on "Infertility Etiquette" specifically for family and friends and I encourage everyone to read it because chances are you know someone struggling with infertility. It affects 7 millions people; that's 1 in 8 couples. Most of the points in the article are issues that I wanted to make during my journey, but couldn't quite verbalize or didn't have the courage to say. I can't stress the importance of loving support from friends and family while a couple is struggling. I realize us "infertiles" may be difficult to understand or hard to "reach" but I assure you...withdrawing is simply a coping mechanism when the world seems cruel and unfair.
I'll be on @gooddaysac tomorrow (4/29) around 9am to talk about my road from #infertility to #adoption to #pregnancy. Sending love and support to all the couples still on the journey to find their babies. You WILL get there, I promise. #iam1in8 #infertilitysurvivor #startasking #ivf #resolve #infertilitysucks #niaw
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  •   t_knifton This is beautiful Alexis. 3h
  •   mislaurann Thank you so much for speaking out for all of us "1in8's". It's such a difficult emotional roller-coaster. ♡♡ 2h
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alexisdelchiaro Happy Due Date little guy! I thought this pic was perfect because my lil man pushed the blocks over from 6️⃣ weeks to 0️⃣ weeks, which is what he would be if he was born on his actual due date...TODAY! Of course I feel bad that my babe had a rough start in life and had to spend 3 weeks in the NICU, but boy am I thankful for these extra 6 weeks we've had together. I literally cannot imagine my life without this perfect little bundle. #godisgood #preemie #duedate #newborn #babyboy #6weeks #nationalinfertilityawarenessweek 1d
  •   jillmbarrett @alexisdelchiaro if you want to see my kiddos, request me and I'll add ya. .. I have lots of IVF mommas on my account. .. 1d
  •   melissavios @alexisdelchiaro he is such a little cutie! We went through infertility treatments too. Our son was 6 weeks early but had to stay in the nicu for 6 weeks. It was the greatest feeling when he finally came home, on his due date. I randomly stumbled upon this book but it tells the story of infertility perfectly! I cry every time I read it. Wish by Matthew Cordell 1d
  •   alexisdelchiaro @melissavios Yes! There's no place like home! I'll have to check out that book, thanks!! Hugs!! Xoxo 1d

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  •   only1cella So tiny! And cute! I miss mine being that small- she's 3 months now and almost getting too long for it 4d
  •   cali_mere_ Girl congrats from San Diego. You adopted and your pregnant? So happy for you!! I wish you and your family ️ still miss you on Good morning SD. 4d
  •   ldgloria Awwwww he's getting big. What a cutie 4d
  •   sunandseagal Love the ears! Cutest bunny 3d

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alexisdelchiaro Still can't believe this perfect little angel is all mine. I don't even know how many prayers I said for you Grant boy and here you are! Finalllllllllllly. ️ Wherever you are in your journey to parenthood DO NOT give up, do not lose hope, do not question your faith. Your baby is on the way. I promise. 🏻 {This gorgeous photo is by my friend @sandeyhudson} #GodisGood #adoptionislove #ttc #Infertility #infertilityawareness #loveup 6d

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alexisdelchiaro Sometimes I wonder if this whole crazy journey to motherhood happened to me because I'm supposed to talk about it. #Infertility is an isolating, painful and depressing place. I realize that for most, it's a subject too difficult to even mention to close friends and family. But I am continuing the conversation because I believe it can help other women/couples who know the desperation of wanting a baby so badly it hurts. I also truly believe in the power of #adoption and what a beautiful gift it is. Obviously my story has a nice lil cherry on top because I'm pregnant, but my message is the same regardless. Next Friday, April 29th I'm stopping by to see my friends @gooddaysac to talk about #nationalinfertilityawarenessweek and my journey to being a mama. The crew came to my house today to see lil Grant and film the backstory! A year ago I couldn't have imagined I could be this happy. |||| Oh and isn't my #maternity #dress the cutest?! It's from my new fav shop @pinkblushmaternity and I've teamed up with them to do a $75 giveaway!! Tell all your #preggo friends that it's happening next week! ||| #infertilityawareness #infertilitysucks #adoptionislove #pregnant #GodisGood #pinkblushmaternity 1w

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alexisdelchiaro Being 1️⃣ Month old is the BEST! | Also #sorrynotsorry for jamming up your feed with all these #baby pics. He's just so stinkin cute, I have to share 😬 #babyboy #onemonth #preemie #newborn #loveup 1w
  •   realbrookewhite Look at that happy boy! 1w
  •   angelawikohika If you're happy and you know it, raise your hands! 1w
  •   brittanylegette Oh girl im so happy for you @alexisdelchiaro - inspired by your journey ️ Starting IVF and staying positive! ️ Perfect little babe!!! 1w
  •   alexisdelchiaro @brittanylegette Aww thanks sister! Sending you peace, strength and baby dust as you embark on this part of your journey! Stay strong and have faith that your baby is on the way 🏻 1w

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alexisdelchiaro Beyond. Obsessed. ️ I love this little guy more than I can even attempt to express. #Adoption is an emotional, crazy and magical journey and I'm so thankful it brought me to my babe. 🏻 It makes no difference that Grant didn't come from me, because he is a part of me. And I truly believe he always has been. #jeremiah2911 #GodisGood #loveup #newmom 2w
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  •   jerilynn85 Beautiful 2w
  •   br_bluey7 Beautiful picture of a tender moment between mother and son 1w
  •   frieda1889 You are such a beautiful and precious mommy. I am so happy that you're dreams have come true. 4d

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alexisdelchiaro Our sweet little family of 3.5. My heart is bursting #photo by: @monikaelenaphoto #preemie #newborn #babyboy #GodisGood #loveup 2w

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alexisdelchiaro #TBT to one month ago when my perfect lil peanut was born! I waited so long to finally meet you Grant and baby boy you were so worth it. Worth every struggle, heartbreak and all those tears. I am so thankful God picked me to be your mama. #adoption #newborn #preemie #infertilityawareness 2w
  •   clopez12 I just love your story it is so amazing! You are truly blessed. 😇 2w
  •   dgrasho Beautiful! 2w
  •   vivianas07 I absolutely love your story!!! ️I recorded the fox 10 segment of your interview!!! 2w
  •   maryflora01 Precious!!2w

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alexisdelchiaro After a month of living out of the hospital, hotels and a suitcase, I can promise you...there's no place like home #babyboy #homesweethome #adoption #mymiracle #GodisGood #loveup 3w

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alexisdelchiaro You are the God who performs miracles -Psalm 77:14 | #22weeks #adoption #loveup #miracles #GodisGood | 📸 by: @sandeyhudson 3w
  •   realbrookewhite Woooooooowwww lady!!!!! This is INCREDIBLE to behold! I'm beyond happy for you and the way things have played out for your family! God sure keeps things interesting for us! You've been so faithful and diligent... Those two little ones just needed the right timing! We will be having babies just a few weeks apart. Excited to continue to watch your journey! Big hugs to you all!! @alexisdelchiaro 1w
  •   alexisdelchiaro @realbrookewhite Thank you sweet friend!! Gods plan for us is far greater than the one I had imagined. It's a miracle! Hugs to you and your growing family too!!! We'll be bumpin together this summer! LOVE it! 1w
  •   farmgirl_5 @alexisdelchiaro this is the most beautiful picture ever. God is amazing. 1w

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alexisdelchiaro Such a treat being back on my old show with my dear friends!! (Missed you @andrearobinsontv!) It was just like old times! And I shared a BIG announcement!! Click the link in profile for the video. #infertility #adoption #nationalinfertilityawarenessweek #loveup 3w
  •   katiedilallo Beautiful. Love love love!!! Congratulations! 3w
  •   panther1963 That's wonderful news! 3w
  •   katedox That's is perfect news! God's continued blessing on your family of FOUR! 3w
  •   wildrumpus That is beyond awesome! Congrats from san diego!!!! 2w

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alexisdelchiaro My journey to meet this precious little man has been trying and painful. It feels like I encountered every roadblock possible in the last 4 years on my way to becoming a mom. But my Baby Grant is here now and I've never felt happier or more grateful. 🏻Tomorrow morning at 8:10am I'll be sharing my story of #infertility to #adoption with my dear friends at my old station @fox10phoenix. Please tune in if you can or watch via live stream. | 📸 by: @sandeyhudson #GodisGood #nationalinfertilityawarenessweek #newborn #preemie #loveup 4w

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alexisdelchiaro We have had an absolutely wonderful experience the past 3 weeks here at #bannerthunderbird. The Doctors and Nurses in the NICU have taken exceptional care of my lil guy and I will forever be grateful for them for that. Buuuut it's time to go! Grant is a healthy little 5 pounder and we're being sent home!! I still can't believe this teeny babe is all mine. | 📸 by: @sandeyhudson #GodisGood #loveup #adoption #newborn 4w

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alexisdelchiaro "...just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.” Romans 6:4 | From our little family to yours, Happy Easter 🏻 #heisrisen #GodisGood #EasterMiracle 1mon
  •   l_a_n_e Oh, Alexis. I am SO so incredibly happy for y'all! What a journey you've been on, and what a beautiful little blessing you've received!! Congratulations & big big hugs, mama!! @alexisdelchiaro 1mon
  •   carolinemarie80 You guys look amazing as parents!! Cannot wait to meet that little man! Beyond excited for this next chapter with you! Sending all my love from my family to yours! 4w
  •   kerri_lane Love this pic! So sweet. Couldn't be happier for you guys! 4w
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alexisdelchiaro There are no words to describe the pure joy and happiness in my heart as I can finally introduce you to our son, Grant!!!! This beautiful, perfect lil guy was born 6 weeks before his due date on March 14, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. Grant's little lungs need some time to finish growing so we'll be in the NICU for a little while longer, but this little 4 pounder is a fighter and he's making great progress! As far as the adoption details, Grant's birthmom is the strongest, bravest and most generous person I know. Her strength of character and commitment to this decision blows me away. We thank God everyday for her and this sweet lil babe in our lives. There is so much I'd like to share with you about this adoption process and just how truly amazing it has been for us. And I will. In time. Right now I just want to enjoy my handsome little peanut. I just can't say enough how immensely thankful I am for this experience and my precious lil babe. Lord knows it's been a long and painful journey to starting our family, but now it all seems totally worth it. #GodisGood #adoption #loveup 1mon

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alexisdelchiaro Bread is pretty much our favorite #carbsonlyplease #dinnerdate 2mon

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alexisdelchiaro It's an absolute honor and gift to be Godmother to this sweet little angel! I will always be here for you Lucy, with open arms and an open heart, to help guide you through life's joys and sorrows. Together we will walk in His glory. #ilovelucy 2mon

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alexisdelchiaro And they lived happily ever after 2mon
  •   zoel_zombie Congrats!!! 2mon
  •   experiencehmb Beautiful! We hope you're enjoying this magical evening. 2mon
  •   fb_shorty My favorite place. .. absolutely beautiful 2mon
  •   elasoroka Love this picture! 2mon

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