November 11, 2019
There’s no magic pill to get you pregnant, and there’s no magic unicorn to pay your fertility bills, but here are 11 tips to help you finance the family you want to have.
November 1, 2019
It’s that time of year again! That time of year where people send you these cheerful cards with pictures of their cute families and tiny new additions, wishing you “peace, love, and joy.” And each time you receive one, you tear it into tiny pieces and scream as loudly as you can, into a pillow, “I f*cking hate you and your cute family!”
October 29, 2019
Years ago, while we were in the crux of infertility treatments, I said to my husband, “with technology today, they can get anyone pregnant.” I know I said it out loud, and I really wanted to believe it, but deep down, I had so much fear. I feared that we would be that couple that they couldn’t get pregnant.
October 22, 2019
Each person’s support network looks different and is equally important, but there is usually an individual or individuals on whom you rely the most. It is especially important that you can be open and honest with this person, even though that can be difficult and awkward at various times throughout the process of adding to your family.
October 15, 2019
It’s not always easy to get pregnant. When you discover you need some extra help, here are some resources to help guide you.
October 8, 2019
We gotcha. We’ve laid out three simple steps for getting into the habit of journaling regularly.
October 1, 2019
Everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to selecting a journal. Lines or no lines. Spiral-bound or not. Inspirational cover art. Maybe you prefer high-quality paper or a ribbon page divider.
September 30, 2019
How to Choose a Space
Choose a quiet and ideally secluded space for your weekly practice. Consider all of the areas of your home. Do you have a spare bedroom or loft area? Or maybe your bedroom is large enough to set up a permanent self-care area just for you. Pick one that feels the most inviting to you.
September 28, 2019
Have an honest, private (no one either of you knows within earshot) conversation on how often (if ever) the subject of future families should come up. Know that this conversation can be revisited.
September 17, 2019
No matter how you ended up on the path of needing reproductive assistance the road can be long and stressful full of ups and downs. Whether you are part of the 12% of couples in the US that have been labeled as “infertile” or you have chosen to seek reproductive assistance for any number of other reasons, you’re not alone.