From 2009 – 2011, Our Bodies Ourselves honored the work of women’s health advocates worldwide by asking readers to nominate their favorite women’s health hero. View all nominees by year: 2009, 2010, 2011
Entrant: Crystal M. Wilson
Nominee: Jenni Saake, Author of “Hannah’s Hope,” Founders of Hannah’s Prayer ministry
She and her husband, Rick, established Hannah’s Prayer, a ministry that has since reached tens of thousands of families worldwide with comfort, hope, encouragement and support in the face of fertility challenges.
She also keeps up a blog that offers further encouragement, bridging two very different worlds of 10+ years of infertility (including three miscarriages and seven failed adoption attempts), followed by motherhood of three living miracles.
“InfertilityMom” Jenni Saake shares about her daily life working at home, writing, homeschooling and juggling chronic health challenges including endometriosis, polycystic ovaries (PCOS), fibromyalgia and myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) / chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) / XMRV Associated Neuro-Immune Disease (XAND).