Getting Pregnant

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

These fertility checklists for men and women will help answer your “why can’t I get pregnant?” question. These are the most common reasons women don’t conceive quickly; they include male fertility issues related to sperm health. Conceiving a baby and staying pregnant for the full term is surprisingly difficult for many women!

Prayers for Women Who Are Trying to Get Pregnant

Is there a “right” way to pray to get pregnant? These prayers for women who are trying to conceive are inspired by Hannah in the Bible. She tried to get pregnant for years, and prayed to God for a baby. If you’re praying to get pregnant, you’ll find hope and faith here – even if your body just isn’t cooperating.

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 both undergone fertility tests,” writes […]

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 such as in vitro fertilization […]

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 […]

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 […]