Oh how there have been many storms in my life so far, infertility and baby loss can certainly throw violent storms in life's pathway. With life does come so many uncertainties and so there are bound to be some storms ahead and yet one thing I do know is that through these storms I am … Continue reading Learning How To Sail
One Line or Two
It is so easy to allow the lines you see on your pregnancy test to affect how you feel about yourself. Struggling to conceive and awaiting those two lines can really take its toll, physically and emotionally but don't let those lines lie to you and make you feel anything less than who you really … Continue reading One Line or Two
Brown Spotting – is it Normal?
Brown bleeding in your cycle can be for a variety of reasons and can be normal, for example when some old blood (brown blood) is seen at the end of menses for only a day or two or you see some implantation bleeding 6 -9 days after conception. But it can also indicate possible health … Continue reading Brown Spotting – is it Normal?
Delicious Magnesium Rich Smoothie
Magnesium is so important to fertility for both men and women and yet so many of us don't get enough in our daily diet. It is a major stress and anxiety reducer and improves sleep. For women, it prevents spasms in the fallopian tubes, helps with egg fertilization, implantation, blood flow in the uterus and … Continue reading Delicious Magnesium Rich Smoothie
Do you ever get those times when it really feels like everywhere you look you see pregnant women? 🙄The more something is on your mind the more you tend to notice them so it's no wonder that we notice every baby bump and every pram in the street. Though I have to say there do … Continue reading Magic Water
Clothed in Strength and Dignity
Dealing with baby loss and infertility could easily leave me in fear of what the future may hold and I could stay in that place of anguish and despair. And yet I believe that by God's grace he will be my shield and protection. Proverbs 31 describes the woman I believe we can all be: … Continue reading Clothed in Strength and Dignity
Can You Predict Ovulation?
Release of an egg (aka ovulation) 🥚 ➡️ is closely tied to changes in cervical fluid. This means that you can predict ovulation with up to 95% confidence by keeping track of your cervical fluid.See here to learn more about how charting your fertile signs could help you.
What is Hope?
My thoughts about what I believe true hope is through my experience of infertility and baby loss. https://youtu.be/3ag00gfJHXU What does Hope mean to you? I would love to know your thoughts too.
DHA for sperm health
Lead Researcher from the University of Illinois found that the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) is critical for the formation of the acrosome, or part of the head of the sperm that contains the enzymes used to penetrate the ovum. Why not add more DHA rich foods to your DH’s diet!? Such as salmon, … Continue reading DHA for sperm health
Delicious Date Night Dessert!
A delicious and date night worthy sugar stabilizing dessert (that doesn’t need baking): Dark Chocolate-Dipped Fruit Skewers.You’ll need: 6 ounces dark chocolate (at least 85% cocoa)Assorted fruit, ie: apples, cherries, pineapple (why let strawberries have all the fun!)A pack of skewers or toothpicks (no messy fingers, yay!)Wax paper 1) Put a small pot of water … Continue reading Delicious Date Night Dessert!