Month: January 2019

Stress Relief for Fertility – Exercise

It’s no surprise that a lot of people use exercise as a form of stress relief. I’m definitely one of them. It helps to produce endorphins, the feel-good hormones, which naturally help to curb your stress. You may think that you have no time to exercise, but it doesn’t take much. Pretty much any type…
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Stress Relief for Fertility – Meditation

Meditation is probably the easiest way to accomplish stress relief, from a time conservation perspective. You can do it anywhere, anytime, for however long you can or need to. I know some of you might be thinking, this isn’t my thing. It doesn’t have to be the spiritual journey that some think it might be…or…
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Stress & Getting Pregnant

      You are what you think. Sure, your family and friends think they’re being helpful with their messages, telling you not to stress, to stop trying so hard and not think about it, but really, honestly, how infuriating is that? You can’t just expect someone to forget about their problems and stop stressing…
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To PGS Test or Not To PGS Test?

For those who are in the middle of or considering IVF, one portion that you are likely weighing your options on is PGS testing. PGS testing is Preimplantation Genetic Screening. The process goes like this, you begin stimulation medications to help your follicles grow. At a certain point, your doctor will ask you to begin…
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Are Everyday Household Products Stopping You From Getting Pregnant?

How many products are you putting on your body daily? If you really sit down and think about it, you could probably count 15. Lotions, makeup, toothpaste, face wash, body wash, hair products, nail polish, I could go on and that’s only 7. In each of those categories we could be using several different products,…
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Avoiding Alcohol for Fertility

Most doctors will recommend that you quit drinking while trying to conceive or at least reduce alcohol consumption. I mean, of course we know it’s better for us to completely cut it out, but if you socialize often, you likely will have a drink or 2 at any particular event, maybe more. Studies are ongoing…
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