The Baby Quest Blog

August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter

Baby Quest is fortunate to have a couple who, because of their ability to pursue parenthood for many years until their daughter was born, has decided to pass that opportunity on to others. A yearly surrogacy grant has been established enabling Baby Quest to select one...

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Leyla Bilali of Fertility Together

Leyla Bilali of Fertility Together

Meet a Baby Quest Friend: Leyla Bilali of Fertility Together!  Leyla is a fertility nurse and the founder of Fertility Together, a concierge fertility consulting & nursing services business. As a nurse at a large, reputable fertility clinic in NYC Leyla had a...

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Worth The Wait Apparel

Worth The Wait Apparel

Worth The Wait Apparel is dedicated to bringing awareness to infertility and adoption.  Through the sale of our products, we raise money for families struggling with these issues. The financial burden that comes with infertility and adoption is too great for many...

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June 2018 Newsletter

June 2018 Newsletter

Special thanks to by CHLOE (www.eatbychloe.com) for donating a portion of proceeds from these fabulous cupcakes to Baby Quest (during the month of May). It was a huge success with 1800 cupcakes sold! Every dollar donated helps to add another grant recipient to our...

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Friends Sharing Struggles of Infertility

Friends Sharing Struggles of Infertility

It is common how we sometimes grow apart from friends, only to be brought back together by “random” circumstances. Amanda S. and Amanda B. both grew up in  Hawthorne, Nevada.  They shared the same name, participated on the same cheerleading squad, and each  married...

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March 2018 Newsletter

March 2018 Newsletter

Jeff shares why he ran the Philadelphia marathon (Nov. 19th) for Baby Quest. "While Rachel and I (Jeff) were fortunate enough to be covered for our expenses, most are not. So this year, I’m running for those who can’t afford their own treatment. There are countless...

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Learn about Cryos

Learn about Cryos

Finding the right sperm/egg bank is an important decision to make on your journey to building the family of your dreams. @Cryos International is the world’s largest sperm bank and first free-standing egg bank in the United States, and one of our amazing sponsors! They...

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January 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Newsletter

"In 2012, at age 35, I was diagnosed with "early ovarian failure" three months after getting married. We knew then that having ababy would require assisted reproduction. By 2016, we had started saving for an egg donor, but in a moment of desperation, we found the Baby...

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December 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 Newsletter

For Baby Quest, each passing year means more grants and, most importantly, more babies!  We now have a total of 21 new  babies born in 2017  with several more Parents-to-be delivering later in December.  This "baby boom" allowed us to surpass the "50" mark, a...

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The Forever Gift

The Forever Gift

A baby shower is a special event – an opportunity to share the blessing of upcoming parenthood with friends. Unfortunately, there are many who yearn for this special occasion, but, for them, the celebration is denied because of infertility. After years of failed...

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A Salute to Our Partners

A Salute to Our Partners

Since March 2012, Baby Quest has awarded 70 grants and currently boasts 44 babies with several more soon to be born. We have selected heterosexual, same sex couples, and singles to be grant recipients. Among the procedures we have funded are egg freezing, ivf (in...

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Personal Accounts From Baby Quest Recipients

Personal Accounts From Baby Quest Recipients

Infertility produces a myriad of emotions from anger to frustration to pure desperation…wanting something so badly that, for some, is so natural. Those who struggle with the injections, hormones, monthly calendars, and negative pregnancy tests can attest to the fact...

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The Roller Coaster of Infertility

The Roller Coaster of Infertility

 Although we are always thrilled to announce a pregnancy and especially a birth, we, at Baby Quest, recognize the highs and lows of infertility.  Unfortunately, we can provide an opportunity for our recipients to pursue treatment. We cannot offer...

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BabyQuest Foundation Application Tips

BabyQuest Foundation Application Tips

EXPLORE THE WEBSITE* Go to www.babyquestfoundation.org and start exploring.* Review the Applying for a Grant, Eligibility & Process, and FAQs sections so that you have a clear understanding of the organization, the process, and your responsibility. THE APPLICATION...

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Adapting to Missed Conceptions on the Journey to Parenthood

Adapting to Missed Conceptions on the Journey to Parenthood

When I turned 30, I had no concept that becoming a mother could become a “journey.” A wild night? hopefully. A few attempts? Sure. Several month? Ok, fine. But four years and a continued question mark about what will finally work for us? UNFATHOMABLE! I could never...

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My Battle With Infertility

My Battle With Infertility

Submitted by a Baby Quest grant recipientI cannot recall ever being a “baby person” or gushing over infants when I was younger. I cannot remember ever having a strong desire to have a child until I met my husband and fell so in love with him that I developed the urge...

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A Pregnancy Poem

A Pregnancy Poem

A special thanks to Dr. Marc Kalan for this original and “humorous” contribution…..˜Twas the night before pregnancy test, and all through the home,Medications were readied, including good ol’ progesterone.Pills were lined up on the kitchen table with care,In hopes...

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