reasons for problems conceiving

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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 […]

How to Stop Feeling Hopeless When You’re TTC

You’ve been trying to conceive (TTC) for months or even years, and feelings of hopelessness are starting to creep in. Here are six powerful ways to stop feeling hopeless when you’re TTC. In Hope for Women Who Want to Get Pregnant, I share The Parable of the Maiden’s Horse. The moral of the story is that you may never know […]

Alcohol and Fertility – How Drinking Affects Getting Pregnant

Fertility doctors told me drinking alcohol can affect getting pregnant; they encouraged both me and my husband to stop drinking wine, beer and spirits when we were trying to conceive. But research on fertility and alcohol does not support the idea that a woman should not drink alcohol when trying to conceive. From my research on alcohol and fertility, I’ve learned that […]

How to Cope When It’s Taking Too Long to Get Pregnant

These tips will help you cope with disappointment, frustration, and depression when it’s taking too long to get pregnant. This article is inspired by a reader who is having trouble with how long it’s taking her to conceive a baby. First, let’s get practical. Are you tracking your ovulation? The Combo Pack Ovulation Tests and Pregnancy Tests will help you know when […]

Most Common Reasons Women Don’t Get Pregnant Right Away

Can’t conceive? Here are the most common reasons women don’t get pregnant right away. The top three barriers to pregnancy are age (both his and hers), ovulation problems, and physical problems with the Fallopian tubes that stop those little embryos from forming. If you’re trying to conceive a baby, you might want to check out The Conception Chronicles: The Uncensored Truth About […]

When You’re Not Getting Pregnant and You Want a Baby

If you’re not getting pregnant and really want a baby, these tips may help you cope. They’re from Iris Waichler, an author and social worker, and they’ll help you deal with not getting pregnant. Her book — Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate And Inspire — is really helpful for women who can’t get pregnant. And, here […]