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How Much Do Fertility Treatments Cost? From IVF to Donor Eggs

Here are the costs of the most common fertility treatments, including in vitro fertilization (IVF), donor eggs, intrauterine insemination (IUI), and surrogate parenting. “We compare investing in your fertility with gambling or investing in the stock market,” write Julie Vargo and Maureen Regan in A Few Good Eggs: Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity of Infertility. “There are no guarantees. Spending […]

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 […]

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 […]

Visualization Techniques and Tips for Getting Pregnant

Some women get pregnant fast; others take longer to conceive. These visualization tips and techniques for getting pregnant are for women who are creatively minded, and who like the idea of incorporating mediation into their pregnancy journey. To learn more, get Health Journeys – Guided Meditations Help with Fertility. The visualization techniques and tips for getting pregnant include different guided […]

Options for Women Who Can’t Get Pregnant

These answers to the “why am I not getting pregnant?” question will help you see different options for starting a family. They’re inspired by A Parable of Hope. If you suspect or know that infertility is part of your life, read Navigating the Land of If: Understanding Infertility and Exploring Your Options by Melissa Ford. She started the extremely successful blogs […]