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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Egg Retrieval for IVF: Tips & Recovery

Egg retrieval- ultrasound machine.

Egg Retrieval Tips for your IVF cycle. Today I’m sharing my top tips to help you prepare and recover from an egg retrieval for IVF. It’s so exciting to get to egg retrieval. You finally get another step closer to your baby. You get to see just how many eggs you grew, how many are…

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Shots for IVF Tips – Stimulation Shots

Shots for IVF - medications, syringes and needles

If you’re starting your IVF journey, you might be a bit worried about the shots for IVF. There are several hormone shots you will probably have to do during the stimulation phase.  These shots can definitely be intimidating, especially if you hate shots.  Thankfully, there are several strategies that can help make these shots easier…

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IVF Cycle Canceled? What to Do Next

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

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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Progesterone in Oil Shot Tips

Progesterone in Oil vial, syringe and needles. | Katydidliving.com

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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