Guest Post by Heidi Hayes Does anything feel heavier than one more negative pregnancy test lying in your hand? I wish there was a way to describe the pain, but it’s impossible to explain the defeat you can feel over something that was never there in the first place. After years of trying to conceive […]
Register to win $3k worth of Fertility Tech in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week Infertility affects over 7 million couples in the United States alone. Led by Resolve, National Infertility Awareness Week energizes people all over the country to kick through social barriers to talk about this difficult and emotional issue. Some of the […]
It was an atypical Saturday to say the least. We had two major blizzards and multiple days without power and unfortunately, my 13 year old daughter had been sick for almost a full week which included an emergency room visit and a diagnosed with influenza B. I don’t know about you, but around my area […]
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It’s been 7 months since my miscarriage, and my due date should have been today. On January 4, what should have been my first day back at work after the holidays, I found out the baby no longer had a heartbeat and that I was miscarrying. The dating, based on the size of the baby, […]
The days of waiting! (Damn you two week wait!) Pamper Yourself. Daily. What fills up your cup? Ensuring that it is half filled daily makes the journey go smoothly. Sounds a bit like a “spoon full of sugar” doesn’t it? What’s your sugar??? Creating this habit now will be so helpful when you’re a parent. […]
Bloodwork, ultrasounds, shots! OH MY!!! . Two Strategies to help you maneuver through the middle of a fertility cycle. Schedule ten minutes per day to think about your fertility situation. It may sound strange but this is a tried and true tip! The mental chatter can be overwhelming and what you resist persists, so to avoid […]
Starting a treatment cycle today? Here are three self-care strategies to beginning when beginning a treatment cycle. Clear your schedule. During a cycle do not take on added activities! An IUI or IVF cycle is like another full time job. Practice saying: “I can’t possible do one more thing” Trust me, 10 years from now […]