TTC twins diary: A final update

Yesterday I went to my nuchal translucency (NT) scan appointment to have a closer look at whats going on. Finally I have some answers. In my previous blog post I talked about my 7 week viability and dating ultrasound. I was given little information to a mysterious dark patch next to the gestational sac. (See … Continue reading TTC twins diary: A final update

TTC Twins Diary: Update after CD 10 FRER VFL

In my last diary post on CD 10 I did a morning pregnancy test. Results were a very faint line (VFL) on a First response Early Response (FRER) and Easy@home pregnancy test. Interestingly, my serum beta HCG at 10 days past ovulation was 10. I thought my beta HCG was a bit low to be … Continue reading TTC Twins Diary: Update after CD 10 FRER VFL

TTC Twins Diary: 10DPO FRER test results, am I pregnant?

Cycle and testing update for the first month TTC. Join me as I symptom spot during my days past ovulation, and finally get an answer with a First Response Early Response (FRER) pregnancy test. I took the following supplements this cycle to TTC twins naturally: 5mg Folic Acid Prenatal Vitamin5g Fish Oil, Omega 3 DHA200mg … Continue reading TTC Twins Diary: 10DPO FRER test results, am I pregnant?

TTC Twins Diary: Week 2

First cycle TTC, week 2 TTC TWINS WEEK 2 Supplements and Medications This week there are some major change ups with my supplements. Most notably is the addition of soy isoflavone on cycle days 3-7. The soy isoflavone will be used as a natural alternative to the prescription fertility medication Clomid. Goats Rue supplementation has … Continue reading TTC Twins Diary: Week 2

Read this Before Taking Unprescribed Clomid for Twins

Where there's a will, there's a way. Many healthy, fertile women are seeking out the fertility prescription medication Clomid. After all, they have one goal in mind, and that's to try to conceive twins through any means possible. The thought of twins appeal to woman who believe twins are a blessing. Or for their pregnancy … Continue reading Read this Before Taking Unprescribed Clomid for Twins

Guide to Surviving your Two Week Wait (TWW)

If there is one thing all women in the two week wait have in common, its a fair share of anxiety. To pass the time we join online two week wait discussion groups and scrutinize symptoms endlessly . We commiserate and rejoice with our fellow sisterhood who share in the similar roller coaster of emotions. … Continue reading Guide to Surviving your Two Week Wait (TWW)

8 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Conceive

Trying to conceive (TTC) is a time filled with roller coaster emotions. It's important to realize that everyone's TTC journey is different. As well takes place at their own pace. The following is a list of pearls of wisdom I picked up while trying to conceive: 1. Planning the perfect conception No matter how prepared … Continue reading 8 Lessons I Learned While Trying to Conceive

How to use OPK & pregnancy tests to track hormone progression

Tracking hormone progression with OPKs and pregnancy tests is a simple way to be aware of hormonal changes in the body. OPK progression is a helpful adjunct to use when trying to conceive (TTC). It lets the user become aware when there is a surge in the luteinizing hormone (LH). Pregnancy test progression shows the … Continue reading How to use OPK & pregnancy tests to track hormone progression