An Ex-Addict Aims for Motherhood

Years after kicking heroin, a Time reporter finds herself injecting again-this time, in an attempt to get pregnant. Her IV-to-IVF twist of fate triggers a rush of reflections on the meaning of addiction, parenthood, and recovery.

The last time I gave myself an injection, the needle held heroin. Now, two decades later,… » 4/12/11 5:30pm 4/12/11 5:30pm