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Back and Still Trying...finally saw a fertility specialist

So it's been awhile since I've posted. We've still been trying, but I stopped temping after we got D...

Am I Pregnant

It's been a long time! I think it may have happened again!

Hey Ladies! Maybe some of you remember me, but before conceiving my first little one, I was on here...

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Letrozole and Positive OPK

Hi all, I was given Letrozole with instructions to use days 1-5 of my cycle (although that contradic...

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EDD for October?

I do this thread each month...so what's your EDD for October?...

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new doctor

I have set an appointment, finally, with a really good OBGYN for in a month. It's been three-four mo...

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Paying for Fertility Treatments

Fertility treatments like IVF and IUI are unfortunately rather expensive. For the ten percent of couples dealing with infertility, the astounding price of fertility treatments may make the dream of parenthood seem out of reach. The average cost for just one cycle of IVF is about $12,400 according to the ASRM (American Society for Reproductive Medicine). » Read more

Luteal Phase Defect

The luteal phase of a woman’s cycle is the second half of her cycle. It begins right after ovulation and generally lasts around 12-14 days. The luteal phase is named after the corpus luteum. » Read more

IVF Guide - Everything You Want to Know About IVF

In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF, is a procedure in which a woman’s eggs are combined with a man’s sperm inside a laboratory dish. The eggs and sperm are placed inside a dish along with a special culture that allows the eggs and sperm to survive outside the woman’s body. » Read more

Hysterosalpingogram

 If you are experiencing difficulties conceiving a child, your doctor may want to perform fertility testing. She may order a test called a hysterosalpingogram. » Read more

Fertility And Your Weight

By Nancy Da Silva

Without a doubt the most important thing you can do once you decide you want to become pregnant is to get yourself in the best physical condition you can because being both under and overweight could seriously impede your ability to get pregnant in the first place » Read more

Everyone is Pregnant but me: How to cope with feelings of jealousy

"Guess what?” Your friend says. Followed by thoughts in your head of “please, oh please, don’t make me guess and if you tell me you are pregnant I am going to bust into tears”. “I’m pregnant!” she announces before you can get that thought out of your head. » Read more

Conception Kit™ New Product to Help Couples Conceive

Conception Kit™ is not a new concept. The kit comes with many tools to help couples conceive, including ovulation predictors, two conception timing wheels, non-latex semen collectors, a medical provider note and envelope, instruction manual, a journal, sperm friendly intimate moisturizer, pregnancy tests, and the main component of the kit, the conception cap. » Read more

Can a tipped uterus keep you from getting pregnant?

In most women’s bodies, the uterus is suspended vertically, straight up and down, or tilted slightly forward towards the abdomen. Some women, however, are born with a uterus that is naturally tilted backwards. There is nothing unhealthy about a tipped uterus, and this will not by itself have an impact on a woman’s ability to become pregnant or carry a baby to term. » Read more

Can a Chiropractor help you get pregnant?

The question, “Can a chiropractor help you get pregnant?” may sound like the setup to a joke, but when a woman is having trouble conceiving it’s no laughing matter. » Read more

Alcohol and Fertility

There is no question that women should not drink alcohol while they are pregnant. Even small amounts of alcohol can pose a serious health threat to a developing baby. Once a baby is born, if the mother is breastfeeding she should continue to abstain. » Read more