Cervical Mucus 101 and What It Says About Your Fertility

To some it sounds kinda gross.

To others it’s a telltale sign of their fertility potential.

But to everyone… it can be pretty confusing- and often people are misinformed. Let’s change that.

What It Is

Cervical Mucus (CM) is a true glimpse into your fertility: it can tell you if you’re ovulating and even where your energy may be blocked. And yet so many people are confused about what CM even is, or what they’re looking at in the first place. And to make matters worse, companies claim to fix CM deficiency issues by way of various lubricants such as Pre Seed, but that doesn’t get to the root of the problem.

I want to breakdown the 4 types of CM (YES, there’s 4 different kinds!), why your CM may be deficient and a few tips on how to generate it naturally- without the lube!
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Seven Ways To Stay Sane and Improve Your Chances During the Two-Week-Wait (2WW)

You tracked your ovulation, you did the baby dance and now….you wait.

You find yourself “symptom checking.”

Ohhhh, is that an implantation cramp?

Do I feel slight nausea?

Did my boobs get bigger?

You also can’t help it but hop onto fertility blogs and forums to see if anyone else out there is feeling the same way, and to find comfort in knowing that anything is possible.  There is always a chance.

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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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