Progesterone in Oil Refill: IVF Medication + Unboxing

For our next cycle I needed to order a progesterone in oil refill. So I figured I’d give you a quick unboxing post just so you know what to expect. After our latest FET failed our doctor wanted to have us do an ERA test to check for when my endometrial lining is most receptive. …

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Best Wavy to Curly Hair Products

I’m so excited to share these awesome wavy to curly hair products with you today! Being a curly girl can be tricky until you figure out how to take care of your beautiful locks and learn the products that work best for you. A couple years ago I discovered the curly community on Instagram and…

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Music for Manifesting Pregnancy

Music for Manifesting Pregnancy: Ultrasound machine, headphones, and pregnant woman holding her baby bump.

I really love the idea of using music as a tool for manifesting what you want- in this case pregnancy. Music is excellent for helping you to feel and process different emotions. Music has always had a way of helping me through difficult situations. Whether it’s listening to songs that match my mood or the…

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Natural FET Cycle (Frozen Embryo Transfer)

This month we are doing a natural FET (frozen embryo transfer) cycle instead of a medicated cycle.  In a medicated cycle you take medication like estradiol or Estrace as estrogen support to help encourage the growth of your uterine lining. This starts at the beginning of your cycle. For a natural cycle you wait to…

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Endometriosis Excision Surgery: Hospital Bag Essentials

endometriosis excision surgery hospital bag essentials: bag, sleep mask, glasses and case, ipad, headphones, loungewear.

Endometriosis excision surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, but you’ll want to prep an overnight hospital bag in case you do get admitted.  Especially if you have more advanced endo and adhesions attaching your organs together. 😬 Depending on how your surgery goes and how much they need to remove, your doctor might admit you…

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Embryo Transfer Affirmations

embryo transfer affirmations. Image shows a blastocyst ready for transfer.

These affirmations can be used leading up to, during, and after your embryo transfer. Even though they were created with embryo transfer in mind, you might find some of them helpful for natural conception or an IUI as well as IVF and FET. You’ll also notice that I’ve just used the singular ‘embryo’, but if…

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Recipe for Pineapple Upside Down Cake Smoothie

recipe for pineapple upside down cake smoothie: whole pineapple, chopped pineapple and blended smoothie.

This pineapple upside down cake smoothie recipe is a delicious way to enjoy some fresh pineapple.  It’s great if you’re post-embryo transfer or in the 2 week wait and looking to get in that pineapple core. The extra bromelain (especially in the core) is supposed to help with embryo implantation. Plus, it’s just a super…

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What is Endometriosis: Overview, Symptoms, Treatments

Image of uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries made with paper flowers. Yellow ribbon. Text, "It's not just a bad period."

What is endometriosis and why does it take so long to diagnose? Endometriosis. It’s a term you may have heard in commercials or ads lately. Perhaps even your doctor has suggested that you have this mysterious condition. Or maybe your symptoms are brushed off with one of these gems: “It’s just a bad period.” “Cramps…

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Fertility Resources

Fertility resources- IVF medications ready to be used.

I created this page to compile fertility resources that I’ve found to be the most helpful. It can be so overwhelming when you start looking for fertility tips or trying to improve your fertility and so much info gets thrown your way that you might not know what to do. Some days I still feel…

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