Fertility

IVF Cycle Cancelled What to do Next - Couple hugging in field

IVF Cycle Canceled? What to Do Next

Have you had an IVF cycle canceled recently? Girl, I’m with ya. It sucks. It just does. Your hopes are up that this will be the cycle you finally get that beautiful, positive pregnancy test. You’ve already been injecting yourself with expensive meds daily and your hormones are going crazy. Then all those hopes come…
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Affirmations for Embryo Implantation | Journal that says "Make it Happen" on the cover.

Affirmations for Embryo Implantation

These affirmations for Embryo Implantation can be used anytime on your fertility journey, whether you’re trying naturally or doing an IUI or IVF. They are perfect to use after ovulation, during the luteal phase of your cycle. I compiled this list of affirmations during the 2WW (two week wait) following our embryo transfer. You’ll notice…
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How to Prep for IVF Cycle. Stimulation shot vials, syringes and needles.

How to Prep for an IVF Cycle

We’re getting ready for our 3rd IVF cycle, so today I’m sharing some tips on how to prep for an IVF fresh cycle. For our first cycle I was blissfully unaware how difficult it was going to be on my body. We actually had to cancel that very first cycle, since the stimulation phase did…
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Fertility Affirmations

Using fertility affirmations can help you to maintain or create a positive and receptive mindset towards your fertility. This journey can be long and hard in every way – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Affirmations are statements that you use to help keep you from going into or staying in a dark place. They can…
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Progesterone in Oil vial, syringe and needles. | Katydidliving.com

Progesterone in Oil Shot Tips

Progesterone in Oil shots are tricky. They are intramuscular and so the needle is longer (1.5 inches) and thicker than the stimulation shots and they are injected into your upper glute muscle.  Quite literally, a pain in the butt.  When you are beyond ready to have your baby growing in your belly, a little pain…
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