Couples are continually surprised to learn how little their friends, family, and co-workers understand about infertility. They ask inappropriate questions, make insensitive comments, and say things that upset you and hurt your feelings. You start not answering their phone calls and think of excuses … [Read more...] about What you want to hear from family and friends during infertility treatment
I am a strong advocate for using imagery when you are trying to get pregnant. Imagery is so powerful and has the ability to shift your thoughts and beliefs from a negative state to a positive state within a few moments. I created and produced a CD titled Enhancing Fertility With Music and Imagery … [Read more...] about Imagery and visualization to enhance fertility
As you continue to follow my blogs, you will often read about yoga to enhance fertility. Why? Because I am convinced that yoga has powerful effects on your whole being when practiced mindfully and regularly. In particular, I believe yoga has enormous benefits for anyone who is trying to conceive. I … [Read more...] about Yoga for fertility and conception
Choosing medical treatment for infertility is taking a risk. When you first see an infertility specialist, you have no idea what the diagnostic treatments will detect, which treatments your doctor will recommend, or whether you will get pregnant and carry a pregnancy to term. Your choices would be … [Read more...] about Celebrate your strength and courage while trying to get pregnant
Valentines Day may be the only hallmark day that couples enjoy celebrating when they are in treatment for infertility. It's not about getting together with family or friends who are pregnant. It's about honoring your sacred relationship with your partner. It's about taking time to tell each other … [Read more...] about Valentines: a day for loving yourself well
There are many common challenges during infertility which are frequently written about, and these include the emotional, physical, financial and relationship issues. However, the one issue that I believe commands more attention is the spiritual and religious aspects of infertility. During the past … [Read more...] about Religion, spirituality & infertility: an issue worth exploring
I saw this couple, Susan and Bob(not their real names), in my office today who really want to have a baby. They thought it would be easy to get pregnant once she got off birth control pills. They were ready to be parents and were looking forward to pregnancy. All their friends were pregnant and … [Read more...] about How to keep the passion in sex during infertility treatment
Welcome to my blog. After procrastinating for way too long, I decided it's time to start telling stories about the courageous women who are undergoing infertility treatment. We are all story tellers, and our lives are an intricately woven web of our experiences and relationships. Everyone has their … [Read more...] about Welcome to my first post!