Make 2018 the year we shatter stigmas and finally start talking about our fertility


Fertility is not a dirty word


Most women think about their fertility and reproductive health, but few talk about their plans or fears with their families and friends, or even their doctors. There's no question: the decision of if, when, and how to have kids is personal.


When the personal remains private, we give power to the shame that’s kept women silent about their bodies for way too long. 


Pledge to #SaytheFWord in 2018, because no conversation means no information, and when it comes to having the future you want, information just might be everything.


It's time to break the silence

Two thirds of millennial women worry about their ability to have children, but most keep those concerns to themselves.

While miscarriage is common, almost half of women who experience them never tell their friends, and one in five don’t even tell their partners.

One in eight women have difficulty getting pregnant, but three quarters of those who seek treatment don’t tell those closest to them.

The result? No matter what choice a woman makes, she’s likely to feel alone. When we #SaytheFword together, we can empower an entire generation to pursue the futures they deserve, on their own terms.

These women have joined the #SaytheFWord movement to break taboos and increase awareness of women's reproductive health. Listen to their stories, then share your own on social media using #SaytheFword. 

When you #SaytheFword, you empower yourself to plan for the future with your body in mind.


#SaytheFword to your family, and you might learn about health history that could inform how you think about your future.

Say it to your friends, and you’ll make clear that when it comes to making life-defining decisions, there’s no room for shame.

Say it to your doctor, and you’ll be opening the door to learning more about your body, which will better prepare you to build the future you want.

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Fword Sweeps

Come back each week and we’ll be giving away something new

This week: Enter to win $300 in Airbnb credit! The #SaytheFword initiative encourages women to step out of their comfort zones and start conversations that empower their health and happiness. Let us kickstart your next adventure with $300 to Airbnb! 

Enter to win by 9 A.M. EST, Wednesday, February 21st. Winners will be contacted via email. Be sure to check back next week for new items! 


Where to begin?

Don't worry, we got you.


Not afraid to #SaytheFword

Check out some of our favorite blogs and podcasts. 

IVFMLPodcast- Frank, humorous discussions on infertility, miscarriage, and IVF

Stuff Mom Never Told You Podcast- A rundown of the challenges women face with solutions to further their lives, careers, and activism

PCOS Diva Podcast- Resources, guidance, and support to help women take control of their PCOS

Gay Parenting Voices Blog- News and resources for the LGBT community in regards to becoming parents & gay families

Endometriosis Foundation of America Blog- News and events for women diagnosed with endometriosis

Egg Whisperer Show- A weekly live online show for women to learn more about their fertility, egg freezing, and the family building process

If these Ovaries Could Talk Podcast -  A podcast about non-traditional families and how to navigate having children in world designed for straight people 


Say it loud

Share your story on social, tag it with #SaytheFword, and help us inspire a generation. 


Our allies

At Celmatix, we’re proud to have allies who are just as committed to empowering women to #SaytheFword as we are.