Getting Pregnant


How to Recover From Yet Another Negative Pregnancy Test

The disappointment of a negative pregnancy test is crushing – especially if you were sure this time it would be positive! These tips on how to recover from yet another negative pregnancy test are from my own personal experience Coping with sadness and depression when you’re trying to conceive doesn’t get easier – and neither does recovering from the disappointment […]

How to Recover From Yet Another Negative Pregnancy Test

7 Things You Should Know About Sex and Getting Pregnant

How frequently should you have sex for pregnancy? Should you lie flat on your back with your legs in the air if you want to conceive a baby? How do you time intercourse to increase your chances of getting pregnant? If you’re trying to conceive a baby, you might wonder about your sexual frequency. “We’ve only been trying to conceive for […]

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Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant – 4 Fertility Checklists

If you’re asking “why can’t I get pregnant?”, you are not alone! Don’t lose hope; here are the most common reasons women don’t conceive, four fertility checklists, and help getting pregnant. If you’re not getting pregnant you might be dealing with anything from azoospermia (no sperm) to problems ovulating because of irregular periods. These male and female fertility checklists will help […]

Fertility Checklist

How to Deal With Anxiety When You Can’t Get Pregnant

You’ll find it easier to handle the disappointment of getting your period with these tips for dealing with anxiety. When you can’t get pregnant, every month feels like an emotional roller coaster… “I struggle with anxiety and feel scared about not having a baby every time I get my period,” writes Dakota on How to Stay Positive When You Can’t Get […]

How to Deal With Anxiety When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Causes of Infertility for Men and Women Who Can’t Get Pregnant

Gene mutations in men and obscure viruses in women can cause infertility. Here’s a basic list of the most commonly known reasons men and women can’t get pregnant, plus four research studies that describe lesser known causes of male and female fertility problems. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for more than a year, you may be wondering about the signs […]

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How to Stop Feeling Hopeless When You’re TTC

You’ve been trying to conceive (TTC) for months or even years, and feelings of hopelessness are starting to creep in. Here are six powerful ways to stop feeling hopeless when you’re TTC. In Hope for Women Who Want to Get Pregnant, I share The Parable of the Maiden’s Horse. The moral of the story is that you may never know […]

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Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]