I'm Very Ferris - A Child's Story About In Vitro Fertilization
I came across I'm Very Ferris on Instagram what an excellent book this is to share with your IVF babies how they came into this world.
The Author Tess Kossow knows what it is like to navigate the ups and downs of infertility. That is why she left her job in corporate America and took a risk to start her own company and begin the, "I'm Very Ferris Series."
"I'm Very Ferris" is the real-life story about a boy named Ferris who explains his parents experience with infertility. Through this story, he describes how he became his parent's miracle baby through in vitro fertilization. Tess shared with me that, "Ferris is my last embryo and the answered prayer of faith, love, and science through IVF." This is such a sweet children's story for anyone who has navigated the deep end of infertility and was blessed with an IVF baby.
When Tess left her job, she decided there was a higher purpose for her. She decided it was time to start her own company and become a children's picture book author focusing on IVF through the eyes of a child.
As adults, we can understand the lengths in which it takes to have our IVF babies. For children, it is a complicated and hard process to explain. Tess believes that
the world needs me to be open about infertility to help others be comfortable with their stories. I feel that by starting the I'm Very Ferris series, I am allowing others a chance to see that they are not alone, and there is someone else in this big universe that simply cares, understands, and is listening.
She also shared with me that she believes that it is essential to trust the medical process. She has a strong faith and knows that faith will carry you through difficult times.
As the author of I'm Very Ferris, she has received such positive feedback and is dedicated to helping children understand the process.
"focusing on bringing to the market something new and different that could have the potential to help families understand infertility and IVF through the eyes of a child is what drives me to write. The support and attention it has received is unbelievable, and I am incredibly grateful."
I'm Very Ferris is an easy to read book that is very empowering for young children. It takes complicated and challenging medical procedures and explains it through the eyes of a child. The book is delivered delicately and appropriate for children of all ages. This book would also be wonderful to read to siblings of IVF babies so that they can also understand what it means to be an IVF baby.
Tess lives in Il. with her husband and son and loyal pup, Mr. Big.
She can be found online here