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Upcoming Fertility Planit Conference

The 2nd Annual Fertility Planit Conference is right around the corner! 

Were You Really Pregnant?

Have you ever gotten a positive pregnancy test only to have it be negative on a retest a few days later? It is such a heartbreaking and gut wrenching experience, but not as uncommon as you would think.

Is an IUI a Good Option?

Are you finished with hormone therapy but not quite emotionally or financially ready for IVF?  If so, for many folks IUI is a great option!

Intrauterine Insemination or IUI, is a procedure where the strongest and healthy sperm are washed and then inserted into the uterus at the time of ovulation. 

Does Music Help the Fertilization Process?

Nirvana? 

Madonna?  

Mozart?

Have you ever wondered if your eggs like to listen to music?

At the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology’s most recent conference in London, researchers from Barcelona’s Marques Institute Fertility Clinic asked this very question!

His and Her Fertility Yoga

Stress at work, stress with family, stress with TTC…..

Doctors are more frequently suggesting fertility yoga as a great way to reduce stress and increase reproductive health.  Interestingly though, it used to only be encouraged for the woman.  Now doctors are recommending fertility yoga to men as well!

Male Fertility IQ

With Father’s Day around the corner, I thought it might be fun to explore the myths and facts of male fertility!   Test your male fertility IQ and have fun!

 

Q: How long does sperm live in a woman’s body?

Summer Time is Baby Making Time!

Did you know that vitamin D levels can impact fertility?

Mother's Day Love

Mother’s Day…

So tomorrow is Mother’s Day, again. It is day to celebrate to your mother or those who have stepped in and loved you as their own.  You may be treating your mom to brunch, dropping by a hanging basket and card, or spending the entire day together just enjoying your relationship.

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Guided Fertility Meditation

If you have been trying to become pregnant for awhile, it has probably started to take a toll on your body and emotions.  Over time, many couples start to carry the stress and frustration from TTC with them every day.  I am always on the lookout for resources and tools that help lessen the feeling of stress so that it doesn't become a dark cloud over your TTC journey.

A TTC Workout Plan

If you have recently decided to try to get pregnant, you have most likely been researching which prenatal vitamin to take, which foods are fertility friendly, cutting down on caffeine and alcohol and trying to track your cycle. You  probably have a drawer of ovulation predictor sticks, pregnancy tests and a BBT thermometer nearby.

Ovulation Calculator

Format: 12/14/2017
Increase your chances of getting pregnant! Our Ovulation Calculator will help you predict when you ovulate - your prime time for becoming pregnant.

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By TTC veteran and mother of two, Elizabeth Andrews.