Utilizing the art of storytelling to illuminate the lived experience of individuals, families, communities, and workplaces.
18 May 2019
Episode 3 Infertility: An interview with Heather Guliani
In an often emotionally raw interview, Heather Guliani shares her experience with infertility discussing her and her partner’s roller coaster journey in trying to become pregnant. Heather during some extremely vulnerable moments invites listeners to consider the emotional challenges faced by couples who want to conceive through IVF treatment. She reflects on the social pressure around parenthood, especially for women, the often silent grieving for unfulfilled life dreams, and health care gaps around emotional support. Social work students have an incredible opportunity to witness this journey and consider how it might influence their practice. In Heather’s story, listeners will hear a resilience as she discovers new dreams and defines a new normal.