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Melinda Davis is a seasoned marketer with 15 years experience. She provides freelance services to clients, and has contracted with nonprofit organizations and high profile firms, including Booz Allen Hamilton. After being diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and undergoing multiple treatments, Melinda founded Fresh Conceptions as a way of reaching others with infertility. Through her blog, Melinda shares her personal journey with infertility and the unexpected ways God has used it to reveal Himself. She enjoys using her talents to reach others around the world using Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter, and will be publishing her first ebook in 2016. For more information, please contact Melinda at:


a blog by Melinda Davis, September 19,2013

This Saturday we will be celebrating my daughter’s first birthday. Just typing that sentence alone blows me away, and brings so much joy to my heart. My daughter is truly a miracle, a medical marvel, and it still amazes me that she’s really here and all mine to love, care for, and treasure.

a blog by Melinda Davis, June 15, 2013

I fell in love with my husband pretty soon after meeting him. In college, before even having our first date, I told a friend that I thought I had met the man I was going to marry. He had almost instantly become my best friend, had a genuine heart for God like I had never witnessed up close, was handsome, challenged me, believed in me, and supported me. We were just naturally drawn to each other, fit together like two pieces to the same puzzle, and simply enjoyed each other’s company.

a blog by Melinda Davis, May 12, 2013

This Sunday will be the first Mother’s Day I get to celebrate with a baby in my arms. I have dreamed of being a mom all of my life, and in some ways, it’s still hard to believe my dream has finally become a reality. I spent so many Mother’s Days trying to forget the day even existed. Going to church only resulted in fighting back tears as I watched baby dedications, and was constantly reminded that I still was not a mom...even after all of my efforts.

If you can relate, then I’m writing this for you. I have been in your shoes, and know how hard it is when the one thing you want more than anything in this world remains missing from your life. I have cried more tears than I can count, screamed at God in anger, begged God to fulfill my request, collapsed in my husband’s arms each month for years, and continually asked one question throughout it all...why me?

a blog by Melinda Davis, April 24, 2011

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week, and the theme for this year is “Don’t Ignore Infertility”. Although I have been blessed to reach the other side by being surprised with a miracle pregnancy, infertility is still something I think about on a daily basis.

I think most people think that once you achieve a pregnancy, all of the heartache and trauma of infertility automatically disappears. But I have learned that’s not the case. The memories are still fresh, and although the pain has been softened and replaced with joy, the scars remain and a layer of guilt has been added.

I feel guilty for seeing my dream come true, because my heart still aches for those still waiting. There are times I walk around in public noticing all of the other pregnant women around me, and wish I had a pin or something to wear saying “I have been there, and understand your pain” to encourage all of the friends and strangers still longing for a family.

pregnancy after infertility

a blog by Melinda Davis, March 6, 2011

In 2007 my husband and I began our journey into parenthood with no idea what we were in for. Like most couples, we didn't expect it would lead us down the road of infertility. After I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), we went through years of fertility treatments until my body finally gave out in 2010, and we were told conceiving a child of our own just wasn't possible. The news was devastating, but eventually we accepted it and moved on. We began exploring our options for adoption, but after almost two years of research and prayer, we simply didn't have peace in knowing that was God's ultimate plan for our family.

So we continued to wait, not knowing if we would ever become parents. I began my infertility blog Fresh Conceptions, and after a year, was asked to begin professionally blogging for FertilityAuthority.