As we know, the journey to parenthood can often be a rollercoaster. You have days of excitement and elation, in addition to those of disappointment and uncertainty. Let's travel this wonderful journey together and make some new friends along the way!
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Did you know that your sense of smell intensifies when you are on the verge of ovulation? As your eggs are preparing to release, you are suddenly more sensitive to the morning smell of coffee, the roses in the garden, the popcorn in the microwave and the perfume that the lady sitting next to you is wearing.
Did you hear about the Dooley family from California? They made fertility news by giving birth to identical triplets! What makes their story even more unusual is that they conceived them naturally, without fertility drugs. Also adding to the story is that multiples don’t even run in their family!!!
So it is that time of year again. An opportunity to reflect on the time that has passed and look ahead to what the upcoming year has to offer. There are many of us who have similar goals; lose weight, exercise more, eat better etc….
Turns out that these little bundles of cabbage are an awesome addition to your TTC tool box!
Believe it or not, it can only take a little more than an hour from start to finish!
On a good day, it can look something like this:
30 minutes for the sperm to make their way to the fallopian tubes.
Maybe the bunnies are onto something here! They are known for multiplying with ease and surely live up to their reputation around our house. We have tons of new wild bunnies running through our yard each year. They are always munching on the grass and enjoying all our hard work in the garden.
Are you thinking about giving IVF a try? If so, this new procedure will be of interest to you! Researchers have found a way to significantly increase the odds of a successful pregnancy after using IVF!
How you might ask?
I recently picked up a book written by Dr. Jennifer Mercier called, Women’s Optimal Pelvic Health from the local book store. I was paging through it and noticed something called, Mercier Therapy. Have you heard of it before? I hadn’t, but was intrigued.
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.