Today, I'm talking about how to survive the two week wait. We get lots of women in our Facebook community talking about how hard it is to get through those two weeks between ovulation or transfer, and the prospect of a positive pregnancy test. Oh man, I had so many two week waits on my journey. They're maddening, right! Today on the podcast I've talked about some of what I'm calling the … [Read more...] about How to survive the Two Week Wait
So today, I'm going there, with 10 reasons you shouldn't test during the two week wait. Ahhh the two week wait. Otherwise known as the two weeks that feels like 84 years. Or pretty much the longest, most tortuous two weeks evverrrrrrrrr. I've been there. MANY times. I remember the first two weeks. Those two weeks were filled with anticipation and excitement. When I found out I wasn't … [Read more...] about 10 reasons you shouldn’t test during the two week wait
Today on the podcast I wanted to delve into the topic of whether your job is stopping you from falling pregnant, and my short answer is, no, probably not. Or at least, consider whether it's your mindset, and not the job itself. On this podcast, I'm encouraging you all to really examine your job and what it is you don't like about it, and delve into how that might look if you weren't working at … [Read more...] about Is the stress of your job stopping you from falling pregnant?
Today's post is all about how to tailor the fertility diet, and it's a guest post from my friend, Anna Rapp from To Make a Mommy. If you've been around for a while, you'll know that I'm an advocate of listening to your body, and that there isn't a one size fits all approach to what works for you. You can check out this post, and this post to read more, or you can grab a copy of my whopper 90 page … [Read more...] about How I tailored the fertility diet to suit my body
So I put out the call amongst my fertility friends for some guest podcasts, and I'd like to welcome the first of these today, Stephanie Roth of Your Fertile Self. Stephanie is a yoga enthusiast, wellness junkie, marathon runner, and over-40, first-time mama. Despite a diagnosis of severe Diminished Ovarian Reserve at age 42, and a prediction of a less than 2% chance that she’d conceive with … [Read more...] about Guest Podcast with Stephanie Roth of Your Fertile Self
As if it wasn't enough to go through emotionally with IVF and other fertility treatments, you're slugged with a bill for thousands of dollars, so we spend half of our time saving for IVF! Where you live makes a big difference, and there are lots of differences between people in the US and people residing in Australia and Europe. In the US, some people have insurance cover provided to them … [Read more...] about Saving for IVF