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 on What to Do When […]

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 […]

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 on the reason your sperm […]

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 you can regulate your menstrual […]

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,” says Cerise on Help Coping […]