A Fruitful Woman

A series on Fertility Journeys

"This series was born out of barrenness as a study on what makes a woman 'fruitful' from conception to menopause, and the choices and challenges women face along their fertility journey.

I'm forever grateful to my fellow travelers."

Claire Dam

The Making of

110 Pitted Cherries

Each pitted cherry represents a menstrual cycle resulting from an unsuccessful fertilization. In the final image my adopted-daughter's hand sits on the top corner.