Fertility 101 + 8 Fertility Myths

Trying for a(nother) child and need a refresher in fertility? Here's what you need to know about baby making. Written by: Lisa van de Geyn on July 7, 2010 You’ve likely covered the basics of fertility before (bet you wish you still had your biology and sex-ed class notes, don’t you?) but if you’re trying …

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10 Essential Things to Do Before Getting Pregnant

Written by: Kate Shkodzik, MD — Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Medical Advisor at Flo Original Post HERE Deciding to start or grow your family is exciting. Preparing your body and mind is one of the best things to do before getting pregnant. Follow our preconception preparation steps to maximize your chances of enjoying a healthy and happy experience. 1. …

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Honest Thoughts On Having a Fifth Baby

By Cassy Fiano-Chesser - Jan 10, 2017 The big news is officially out: My husband and I are expecting our fifth baby. Yep, you read that right — we’re having baby number five. In today’s world, that makes us a bit of an anomaly. Most people don’t have big families anymore. The average number of children families …

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A Fast Food Diet And Trying To Get Pregnant

We all know that it is important to eat healthy when we're trying to conceive. But just what does that mean? A salad is healthy, no matter where it comes from. Right? Well that's not always true. When you order a salad at McDonald's with grilled chicken (because we all know grilled is healthier than …

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We tried for years to get pregnant. Here’s what I wish people hadn’t said to us.

By Sarah Kogod|sarah.kogod@sbnation.com | Updated Aug 4, 2015, 9:02 am EDT SHARE My husband and I tried for more than two years to get pregnant with our son. The second year was full of difficult fertility tests and treatments. Invasive exams and blood draws designed to reveal possible causes of infertility, each having to be done on specific days …

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Getting Pregnant Fact Vs Fiction

It seems that the moment you let people know that you want to try for a baby, everyone and their mother/sister/aunt/brother/dad/cousin becomes an expert and wants to share their own fertility stories. And let me tell you, there are some doozies out there!!!! While it is usually very well-intended advice (if a little colorful and …

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