I know when it comes to getting pregnant there is a main focus on periods, the uterus, the ovaries and all the extra blurb like temperature and dare I mention it so early in the morning - cervical mucus.... But.... Time and time again I see the panic and frustration in people when they are being ... Read More about What the heck has THAT got to do with GETTING PREGNANT?
It may be that you have had a test done on yourself or your man and you feel that you need to improve sperm quality, but even if you haven't and you just want them to be at their best, here are some hints: Vitamins to boost motility and count are zinc and selenium as well as vitamins A, C and E. It ... Read More about Need to improve sperm?
It has been one of those weeks where everyone has been experiencing the same issue. Is my work stress going to ruin my IVF chances? Ok, so in an ideal world we would all be meditating on lily pads and being brought organic, wholesome foods during the preparation for IVF. But here’s the ... Read More about How can I stop stress wrecking my IVF preparation?
The absolute worst thing about trying to get pregnant is waiting for it to happen. Having spent so many years trying to prevent it, we all assume that it will happen fairly quickly. It is a horrible shock when it doesn't, and trying to keep yourself sane in the meantime can be tricky. Our bodies ... Read More about Can’t think of anything except how to get pregnant
How is it, I sometimes wonder, that we cope with grief and loss and somehow come back feeling calm, soothed and ready to allow something good to come about? For couples who have suffered a miscarriage, the heart break for what might have been is indescribable. I cannot even begin to find words that ... Read More about Coping with loss