6 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Pregnancy After 40

Here, you’ll find tips for getting pregnant in your 40s plus inspiration from a 51 year old woman who is enjoying a healthy pregnancy! Yes, she is rare…but she shows what’s possible. If you want to have a baby, you’re a woman over 40, and you’re considering in vitro fertilization (IVF), you’ll be inspired by Mary […]

How to Improve Your Chances of Pregnancy After 40

How to Help Your Husband Deal With Male Infertility 

How to Help Your Husband Deal With the Shock of Male Infertility 

A diagnosis of azoospermia – no sperm, a type of male factor infertility – isn’t just shocking for a man, it’s a blow to his masculinity and ego. Some men pride themselves on their virility and ability to father children. “Thank you for your She Blossoms blog; specifically, the articles on male infertility,” writes Nan […]


How to Overcome Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles… “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have […]

5 Ways to Overcome Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

Survive IVF Without Feeling Sorry for Yourself

8 Ways to Survive IVF Without Feeling Sorry for Yourself

I hesitated to pair the phrases “survive IVF” (in vitro fertilization) with “without feeling sorry for yourself” because I know how painful and difficult fertility treatments are. I struggled with self-pity during my infertility roller coaster, and found that feeling sorry for myself made everything worse. These tips for surviving IVF — and fertility treatments […]


A Pregnancy Prayer to Calm Your Body, Mind, and Heart

When you’re praying for a baby, you may feel overwhelmed with a variety of emotions! Yearning, frustration, excitement, hope, fear…your feelings are mixed, intense, and complicated. These thoughts and prayers for pregnancy will help you stay focused on God’s light, love, and will for your life. In the Bible, Hannah’s prayer for pregnancy was answered; […]

Pregnancy Prayer Praying for a Baby

Why Can't I Get Pregnant

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! Here are the most common reasons women don’t conceive, four fertility checklists, and help getting pregnant. Conceiving a baby can be surprisingly frustrating and difficult for a variety of reasons. You may be dealing with male factor infertility, such as azoospermia (no sperm, […]


Foods to Help You Recover Sperm Health, Count, and Motility

Learning how to recover sperm can be as simple as discovering what foods increase your sperm count, production, and motility. Remember, though, that increasing and recovering sperm depends on your overall health, genetics, and lifestyle! It’s not as easy as simply eating magnesium-rich foods or avoiding hot tubs. Improving male fertility can be complex, depending […]

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9 Easy Healthy Ways to Get Regular Periods

9 Easy Healthy Ways to Get Regular Periods Naturally

Certain foods can regulate your periods and stabilize your hormones naturally. These tips for regulating your periods are easy and healthy; they’ll help normalize your menstrual cycle, improve your mood, and help you feel good again. Balancing your hormones is key to learning how to get a regular period – and the good news is […]


How to Stop Infertility From Ruining Your Relationship

If you let it, infertility can have a devastating effect on your marriage. These tips on how to stop infertility from ruining your relationship will give you hope and encouragement, as well as practical ideas for building a strong connection with your husband. “My husband and I have been trying to conceive for two years,” […]

How to Stop Infertility From Ruining Your Relationship

How to Recover From Yet Another Negative Pregnancy Test

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 […]


23 Best Vegetables to Eat for a Normal Menstrual Cycle

Many – but not all – veggies can increase your energy and balance your hormones. Here are the best vegetables to eat for a normal menstrual cycle; they’re healthy, delicious, inexpensive, and versatile. You can eat them raw or cooked, grilled or sautéd, stir fried or baked (my favorite vegetables are baked yams and kimchi […]

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