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Zika virus and why we're still travelling – just not while we're pregnant or TTC

Zika. Zika. Zika.

Before last week I’d never heard this word. Of course, now, I’ve plowed through pictures of babies born with microcephaly, researched where the virus originated, and read a mountain of travel warnings, hysterical commentary and those that are downplaying any risk. 790 more words


Moving on after a failed IVF cycle

As I reflect upon my first IVF cycle this past October, and dealing with the negative results, I feel that it is important to share with you how I was able to move past the grief and hurt. 913 more words

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Wasted Sex?...

I experienced a weird feeling last night.  I felt like I’d ‘wasted sex’.  A couple of days ago I came out of my most fertile period, and if I’m going to be entirely honest, it was a relief that I was going to be able to go to sleep as soon as my head hit the pillow.  505 more words


Fertility Optimization

I am currently Trying to Conceive our 3rd child. It’s been an interesting journey! My 2nd child is 18 months old, and hubby and I have been TTC since last summer. 1,082 more words


Our Obgyn

Sejak menikah sampai saat ini, sebenarnya gak terlalu banyak dokter yang udah kita datangin, ada yang ok dan ada yang biasa-biasa aja, semua memang tergantung pilihan masing-masing, ada yang cocok di kita belum tentu cocok dengan orang lain. 715 more words


Status quo

All it takes is one. One test. One positive. One cycle. I’m so ready for it to be our one.

Something that’s really been bothering me lately, that I’ve been trying to work through, is how to overcome the status quo while we’re trying to conceive. 437 more words

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When a Man Loves an (Infertile) Woman

So, one of our poor fur children has a foot injury (cue the ‘awwww’) and every morning my sweet husband goes through this whole process of changing out the bandages and doling out the antibiotic regimen while I perch myself on the corner of our bed drinking coffee, checking Instagram and offering absolutely no help at all. 805 more words

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