Getting Pregnant


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, […]


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 […]

How to Recover From Yet Another Negative Pregnancy Test

frequency of sex for pregnancy

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 […]


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 […]

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