Natural Health


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

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

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 […]


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 […]

Survive IVF Without Feeling Sorry for Yourself

Pregnancy Prayer Praying for a Baby

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; […]


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, […]

Why Can't I Get Pregnant

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 […]

Best Vegetables Normal Menstrual Cycle