sponsored by CCRM Fertility THE EFFECTS OF STRESS ON FERTILITYThe effect of stress on our health has become a major topic of conversation over the last few decades. Our lives are continuously becoming more stressful. We live in a society that values ‘busyness,’ and believes that success is tied to action. Do do do. DoContinue reading “THE EFFECTS OF STRESS ON FERTILITY”

Did the fibroids cause my infertility?

In March 2015, my husband and I decided to move forward with IVF. At my exam, I met this really sweet ultrasound tech. She took the time to walk me through the process of the examination and checked in with me to make sure I was comfortable. Thinking back I have had pap smears butContinue reading “Did the fibroids cause my infertility?”

What to Say to a Friend Struggling with Infertility

Sponsored Blog by CCRM Since 1 in 8 couples have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy, the likelihood is high you know someone that is experiencing infertility. The path to parenthood can be a complex journey with many emotions along the way, especially for those who are struggling with infertility. While you can’t fixContinue reading “What to Say to a Friend Struggling with Infertility”

April, be good!

I made an Instagram post to address the awful and insensitive April Fools pregnancy jokes and my love for Yoga! Yes, I stay giving yall the plus+ and the minuses. Check out my post below and some additional content. Stay Tuned! I’ve got some big news coming. So I read this poem and it spokeContinue reading “April, be good!”

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Sponsored Blog by CCRM What I wish I knew about endometriosis before trying to get pregnant March Marks Endometriosis Awareness Month, 31 Days Dedicated To Understanding This Painful Disease. By Kait HansonMarch 1, 2021 Growing up, I was made to believe that getting pregnant happened easily. Like many of my peers, I thought conception wasContinue reading “March is Endometriosis Awareness Month”

Top 5 Tips for IVF Success

Sponsored Blog by CCRM You’re starting an in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle and maybe you’re feeling overwhelmed. While you might be feeling hopeful and excited, IVF can also be full of uncertainty and anxiety. The good news is, you can arm yourself with tips in order to have the best possible chances of success, along with maintainingContinue reading “Top 5 Tips for IVF Success”

What Is A Chemical Pregnancy Loss?

This scenario is all too common: your period is a few days late. A positive pregnancy test confirms that you are pregnant, but a in a matter of days or weeks, your period starts, and you no longer see two pink lines on a pregnancy test. What you’ve experienced is known as a chemical pregnancyContinue reading “What Is A Chemical Pregnancy Loss?”

I’m not ashamed any more

Growing up, I did not know anyone who had a mental health therapist. Sure, some situations called for the expertise of a therapist but it wasn’t brought up. My turning point was when I had a conversation with each of my younger siblings individually and, they said, “I can wait to talk with my therapist”.Continue reading “I’m not ashamed any more”