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Is Unexplained Infertility Really Unexplained?

Unexplained infertility is the one diagnosis that most women dread.

It means that you’ve gotten every diagnostic test under the sun such as bloodwork, ultrasound and all the hormones are within range, tubes are clear, and uterus looks “beautiful.”  Also sperm count from the hubby end is high, motility and morphology are good.

But you almost wish that there was something “wrong” because at least then there is an answer why you’re not able to get pregnant.

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So Your Last Embryo Transfer Didn’t Work…

So the embryo transfer didn’t work, reality sets in…

Is this ever going to work? What if it doesn’t work? 

There is no denying that IVF is a huge financial, emotional and physical investment.  Plus whatever other investments you’ve made prior to arriving at the decision of jumping into IVF. And now you’re down one embryo, and there’s a possibility that it won’t work the second time either.

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#Byebyesugarhellobaby Week 3

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the end of Week 2 of our Bye-bye Sugar Challenge!

Did you ever think it was possible for you to say “goodbye” to sugar?  Give yourself a pat on the back.

By now, you should have parted ways with refined, white sugar, and the so-called “healthy” fruit juices, sodas and other soft drinks.  Have you noticed any physical changes?  Have you lost weight?  Have you started to feel some positive changes in your energy and overall mood? Perhaps you are finding it easier to get out of bed in the mornings. Or maybe, you’ve noticed more consistent energy throughout the day and less of the “afternoon slump.”  All of these seemingly small changes are confirmation that your overall health is improving and that you are getting one-step closer to a more fertile you.

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Are You Ready To Stay “Sayonara” to Sugar For Good?

A lot of us like to reflect on accomplishments, lessons learned, “aha” moments and breakthroughs as we prepare to welcome a new year.

How was 2016 for you?  Did you take huge strides toward your health?  Did you find successes in your career?  Did you find more balance in your life?

Chances are, your answers are “yes” and “no.”  That’s OK though because life is a marathon, not a sprint.  What matters is that you take small steps towards a goal everyday.

Rome wasn’t built in a day – cliché but true.

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