Category Archives: Fertility

Mississippi Initiative 26 Would Limit Women’s and Men’s Fertility Options

I am originally from Jackson, Mississippi, so this issue is near and dear to my heart. In a nutshell: The Mississippi Initiative 26 would take away a couple’s reproductive rights. For couples with infertility, the Initiative would hinder/inhibit them from … Continue reading

Pregnancy After Infertility: It’s Complicated

Guest Blog by Amy Blanchard, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist in California (Article originally appeared on, titled “I’m Pregnant, Now What?” ) “Your test results are positive, congratulations, you’re pregnant”.  It is everything that you wished for and spent years … Continue reading

Sixteen Questions to Ask Your Fertility Doctor

Infertility Journeys, Finding Your Happy Ending is available on Kindle and

Fertility & YOU: What to Expect During a Fertility Consultation

Move to Israel for Free IVF Treatments

In the United States, many couples drain their bank and retirement accounts and take out second and third mortgages on their homes trying to afford fertility treatments like intrauterine insemination (IUI) and In vitro fertilisation (IVF). But in Israel every woman … Continue reading

Get the Scoop on IVF Success Rates

How do you select a fertility clinic to guide you through fertility treatments? First, do your research. Part of your research process should include looking at IVF success rates for the clinic you are considering. Many fertility clinics across the … Continue reading

Do the Pink Lines Lie?

I found an old pregnancy test under the sink of my bathroom cabinet. Blowing the dust off the box I checked the date to see if it was still usable. I read 06/2012 and proceeded to drink a tall glass … Continue reading

My Boobs Ache

I woke up this morning at 5:34 a.m. wide awake. That’s so not me. I typically need nine hours of sleep, and usually my husband and dog are luring me out of bed with a cup of coffee and a … Continue reading

Is Caffeine Affecting Your Fertility?

We all love caffeine in our coffee and especially our chocolate. So, how does it affect your fertility? What foods and drinks contain caffeine? Caffeine is found in: Coffee and coffee-flavored products, like yogurt and ice cream Tea Some soft … Continue reading

“Zumbathon” for Fertility

It’s like salsa dancing with a little high impact aerobics thrown into the mix. It’s called zumba! The American Fertility Association (The AFA), a national non-profit family building organization, is hosting its 1st annual Zumbathon® for Fertility, to take place … Continue reading