Starting the "trying to conceive" journey is a lot like traveling in a foreign land. And why? Because it is complete with a whole new language. Seriously! It is! Because it's a place where DH doesn't mean designated hitter and MC is no longer referring to the famous rapper commonly known as MC Hammer… Continue reading What’s the Magic Code?
The Ten Commandments of Trying to Conceive
I. Thou shalt not treat thy home pregnancy tests with disrespect. A used negative test shall remain in a peaceful resting place in thy trash can. Furthermore, a line doeseth not count if thou drew on it with a felt tip pen. A home pregnancy test shall also not be broken in half, taken apart… Continue reading The Ten Commandments of Trying to Conceive
My Breasts Will Have the Answer
Imagine with me: It is just a few days before your expected period, and you are frantically searching the internet for early pregnancy symptoms with every slight twinge, cramp, and food aversion you have. For days you have been keeping a close eye on the fatigue you are now experiencing at dinner time and the… Continue reading My Breasts Will Have the Answer
The (REVISED) Fertility Diet
You researched it, asked your doctor about it, and read books on it..."What should I eat to boost my fertility?" And what did you learn? Well, the trusted sources of WebMD, Dr. Google, your OB/GYN, and the authors of the well-known book, "The Fertility Diet," suggest you do the following... Curb or eliminate caffeine. Eat… Continue reading The (REVISED) Fertility Diet