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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 […]

Kimchi and Sauerkraut – Best Probiotic Foods for Healing Depression Naturally

Here’s how probiotic foods such as sauerkraut and kimchi help heal depression naturally. Some fermented foods contain probiotics that decrease inflammation and increase brain health. “I’m struggling with depression because of infertility,” says Julie on Help Coping With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant. “I don’t know if I feel better writing about it here because I’ve been talking and […]

Help Coping With Depression When You’re TTC and Can’t Get Pregnant

Feeling depressed because you can’t have a baby is natural. You’re trying to conceive, and getting your period every month is worse than disappointing. It’s heartbreaking. Here, you’ll find help coping with depression’s numbness, fatigue, sadness, anxiety, and inability to care about life. Those signs of depression are normal when you’re TTC; there is nothing wrong with feeling exhausted, weak, and […]

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

The grief you feel when you can’t conceive can turn into depression. Here are several tips on how to deal with depression when you can’t get pregnant. My prayer is that these tips help you move forward in peace, love, and joy. Some of these strategies for dealing with depression are from Dr Harold Levinson, author of The Mindful Way […]