Fertile Talk


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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  • Current research and news related to fertility and TTC (trying to conceive)
  • TTC thoughts and discussions
  • Some TTC and fertility jokes and stories…just for fun!

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How Much Do You Know About Infertility?

Can a Ph Imbalance Keep You From Getting Pregnant?

Do you use douches, vaginal sprays or scented tampons?

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Does Stress Impact Male Fertility?

How does your husband handle stress?

In a recent study completed by researchers from the European Hospital in Rome, they found that the way in which men deal with stress may in fact be linked to the quality of his sperm.

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Fertility Video

If you have some down time, check out this video from Fertility Planit.  There is a bit about yoga and fertility, a keynote speaker and then questions and answers from the audience.  The moderator is a teacher from Strong Yoga for Women’s Fertility and the Keynote speaker is the very impressively decorated fertility doctor, Dr Daoshing, from the Tao of Wellness - Yan San University. 

Why Can I Not Get Pregnant?

There is nothing that can truly explain the emotional, gut wrenching heartbreak that you feel when month after month you are faced with a BFN (Big Fat Negative) on your pregnancy test.

The question that you will ask yourself morning, noon and night is WHY?  Why can I not get pregnant or maintain a pregnancy? 

New Year's Resolution: Take Care Of Your Eggs!

I love that each year I have the opportunity to restart, recharge or add to my TTC toolbox and journey.  I get excited when I find new research and/or products that will give women options for optimizing their fertility health.

Can the Number of Brothers You Have Help Predict Fertility?

I just came across a new fun nugget about sperm! 

Did you know that if a man has stellar quick swimming sperm, it can be correlated to how many brothers he has?

Fertility Planit 2013

I just ran across an exciting upcoming fertility/infertility conference in Los Angeles!!

Did My Birth Control Pills Mess Up My Cycle?

Have you recently stopped taking your birth control pills so that you can try and get pregnant? Is your cycle goofy since going off of the pills?

At What Age Did Your Mom Experience Menopause? Could It Impact Your Fertility?

Are you and your partner/spouse trying to decide the perfect time to start a family?  There are lots of things to consider: finances, insurance, lifestyle, jobs, your home….. etc.  However, there may be another important variable to consider.

Ovulation Calculator

Format: 4/21/2019
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.