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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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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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Feeding The Bone Broth Frenzy – Discover why it helps to boost fertility and how to make it

You’ve heard it on podcasts, seen it on Facebook feeds of friends and health experts, you’ve even seen it on store shelves.

This food is bone broth and it’s is extremely beneficial to our bodies. 

What’s the big deal you might ask?  Bones are usually table scrapes.  How can they possibly help to boost fertility?

Well, with the colder months upon us, there is no better time to talk about bone broth because you know how much we love to talk about warm and cooked foods to boost fertility.  We’ll also share a recipe with you that is so easy, all you need to do is–dump everything into a crockpot and “forget about it.”

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To Lube or Not to Lube – Lubricants & Conception

By Jocey Rodriquez

Is Your Lubricant Interfering With Conception?

Legend has it that nature conspires to promote procreation by increasing our sex drive and preparing our bodies for conception during our fertile window of the month. As we near ovulation, the increase in estrogen causes our cervical fluid to increase in water content, making it more slippery and lubricative. Besides making sex more comfortable, it’s actually designed to be the ideal medium to deliver sperm to where they need to go.

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