want a baby

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Causes of Infertility for Men and Women Who Can’t Get Pregnant

Gene mutations in men and obscure viruses in women can cause infertility. Here’s a basic list of the most commonly known reasons men and women can’t get pregnant, plus four research studies that describe lesser known causes of male and female fertility problems. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for more than a year, you may be wondering about the signs […]

Things to Consider When You’re Single and Want a Baby

Are you ready to be a single mother? These suggestions are inspired by one of my Blossom readers. “I want a baby so badly,” Lisa says. “But I’m single. What do I do?” In Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide, Mikki Morrissette addresses the most common questions and concerns of women who want to have a baby but are […]

When You Want a Baby But Your Body Isn’t Cooperating

Here are a few tips for getting pregnant when your body isn’t cooperating. The worst thing about my Quips and Tips fertility blog is hearing from readers who desperately want a baby, but their bodies have a mind of their own! Here’s an example of what readers often say: “I’ve been married 1½  years, but I have no child. My […]

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 […]