Posts tagged: Getting Pregnant

  • Coping With Infertility: 5 Things a Reproductive Psychiatrist Wants You to Know

    Coping With Infertility: 5 Things a Reproductive Psychiatrist Wants You to Know
    By reproductive psychiatrist Carly Snyder, MD, Director of Women's Health, Family Health Associates in NYC, as told to Kristen Dold. Yes, you’re surrounded by babies. But a lot of them took work. When you’re waiting for a baby, it’s hard to walk down the street without noticing every single mom and tot that strolls by. And while the assumption is often ‘she’s so lucky, it was probably so easy’ the truth is this: it probably wasn’t. Conception truly is a miracle. It may have taken her five minutes to get...

    Read more →

  • "I'm a 'Double Donor' Twin Mama"

    "I'm a 'Double Donor' Twin Mama"
    “I didn’t want to do this as a single mom, but I realized I didn’t have the time to find someone, mutually fall in love, make the decision to have a kid, and try it out.” Myriam Steinberg attempted a DIY insemination, seven rounds of IUI, three IVF transfers, and two egg donor cycles—all on her own—before becoming pregnant with twins using donor eggs and sperm. Now, finally home from the NICU with her three-month-old babies Abegail and Isaac (pictured above), just over three pounds each at birth, she’s opening...

    Read more →

  • Can You Actually Predict Your Fertility?

    Can You Actually Predict Your Fertility?
    For those accustomed to tracking their steps and sleep with the swipe of a finger, it would make sense that pulling up data about our ovaries should be just as easy. A number of startups and drug developers think so—as more women put off having a baby (or another baby) until their late 30’s and 40’s, at-home fertility tests (a relatively cheap and easy way to ease that biological clock panic—or trigger it) are popping up. But do they work? Is it possible to tell how fertile you are before...

    Read more →

  • Getting Pregnant After Infertility: Here's What You Need to Know

    Getting Pregnant After Infertility: Here's What You Need to Know
    Let's talk infertility — today's post was written by an M+A staffer who is currently pregnant after undergoing fertility treatment. We won't tell you all scientific stuff — your doctor is there for that. But we'll share some of the lesser-known facts about conceiving after infertility in the hopes that it may prepare you if you're going through it yourself. Infertility is a big, scary word — and the experience of it is every bit as scary, stressful and painful as the term suggests. But here's the most important thing...

    Read more →

  • Could Taking a Baby Make-acation Help You Get Pregnant?

    Could Taking a Baby Make-acation Help You Get Pregnant?
    If you're trying to get pregnant, you've almost certainly heard someone say something along the lines of 'take a vacation, that worked for us!' The idea that conceiving is easier while on a trip is a fairly common one. We've all heard jokes about there being something fertility-boosting in the water in Europe, jabs about 'being careful' on your honeymoon, and well-meaning advice from elder relatives. But is there really anything to it? And if so, should all couples who are trying to conceive run out and book 'baby make-acations'...

    Read more →

  • Trying to Conceive? Your Guide to the Two Week Wait

    Trying to Conceive? Your Guide to the Two Week Wait
    Trying to get pregnant? If so, you're probably super familiar with the dreaded two-week wait — you know, that anxiety-riddled time between your fertile zone and the time you can take a pregnancy test. Those weeks can feel absolutely endless: Maybe you spend them swearing you've felt a bit of nausea or mentally beating yourself up over that one glass of wine you had. Whatever the case may be, the two-week wait can be seriously tough to work through — and you may be wondering if there's anything you can...

    Read more →

×

Offer expires on 11/30/2020 at 11:59pm CT. Offer does not apply to previous orders. Offer is not eligible on nursery items, jewelry, gift cards, embroidery, or classes. Offer cannot be combined with any other codes or discounts.