trying to conceive

  1. Conceiving

    Quotes to tape to your bathroom mirror

    I'm sharing a collection of quotes to help inspire and empower you through your most difficult days on your infertility journey.
  2. Conceiving

    Can your marriage survive infertility?

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    While most fertility treatments are performed on the woman, and are happening to the woman’s body, you and your partner are in this...
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    Time to shop around for a new reproductive endocrinologist

    The relationship you have with your reproductive endocrinologist is critical! Being treated for infertility is an emotionally...
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    Acupuncture for infertility: On pins and needles

    A common and effective practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) today is to have an acupuncture treatment immediately before...
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    Losing a pregnancy: When tears are not enough

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    After each miscarriage I suffered, I felt a burning need to do something — or rather have something — to remind me and to...
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    TTC: I quit!

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    After months and months of shelling out thousands of dollars, spending hour after hour in your RE’s waiting room, undergoing...
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    The infertile library

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    Throughout my infertility journey I have learned so much about myself. One of the most important discoveries is to be my own...
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    Infertility: With a little help from your friends

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    I attended my first RESOLVE (The National Infertility Association) support group meeting with much trepidation, and now that I’ve...
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    Holding on to hope during infertility

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    According to the National Survey of Family Growth, one in seven couples grapple with secondary infertility, a couple’s inability to...
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    How to cope with baby envy

    When your uterus aches at the mere sight of a pregnant woman, an ultrasound photo on Facebook brings you to tears, and you can’t...
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    Pregnancy after endometriosis

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    If you suffer from endometriosis — a condition when some of your uterine lining abnormally implants outside of the uterus during...
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    Charting 101: An accurate way of conceiving a baby

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    So you want to have a baby but you can’t figure out where to start? There’s a lot that goes into conceiving a baby -- more than just...
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    Prep your body for pregnancy

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    You’ve decided that it’s time to have a baby! Congratulations, your family is about to grow. But before your family grows in...
  14. First time pregnancy

    How to take a pregnancy test

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    It might be common knowledge that if you want to find out if you’re pregnant, you can’t rip open a home pregnancy test and pee on a...
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    5 Early signs of pregnancy

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    When you’re trying to conceive, one of the hardest parts can be the waiting to find out if you’re pregnant or if you’re going to...
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    5 Things to know when you’re trying to get pregnant

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    Once you’ve decided to get pregnant, it can become like a mission. (Ever heard the expression "baby on the brain"?) You’re bound and...
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    Keeping baby-making sex fun

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    When you are trying to conceive, sex with a purpose can be a lot of fun at first. If his sperm doesn't meet your egg the first few...
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    Make lifestyle changes before conceiving

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    While there are no guarantees in the reproductive world, it only makes sense to do what you can to tilt the roulette wheel in your...
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    Planning a pregnancy? 10 steps to take

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    Hoping to win at Baby Roulette? Before you and your partner toss the birth control in the trash and embark on any serious babymaking...
  20. Wellness

    Vanessa Minnillo’s healthy living tips for women

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    When she became a spokeswoman for the Bayer and March of Dimes collaborative campaign Girlfriends for Folate (GFF), Vanessa Minnillo...