As I was preparing my body to get healthy before trying to conceive I unfortunately came down with an infection. It was so bad that it required a 14-day course of antibiotics (Bactrim). While prescribed the antibiotic by the doctor, I was not once asked if I was pregnant. Or if I was going to … Continue reading Dangerous and surprising ways you may be folate deficient
Health update: Last week I was bit by a spider. This spider bite quickly progressed onto a bad infection needing 4 different antibiotics and hospitalization to finally get it under control. That being said week 6/7 was a bit derailed. The whole experience was incredibly painful, but I feel back to full health today. Weekly … Continue reading Diary: TTC Twins prep week 6/7
Weigh-in for TTC twins prep weeks 1-5 Week 1 Pre-pregnancy I was at my healthiest 144lbs at 5'8. My BMI was 21.9 which was right in the middle of the healthy range. 5 months postpartum I weigh 188lbs which puts me at a BMI of 28.6, in the overweight range. Week 2 I have 65 … Continue reading Diary: Weeks 1-5 TTC Twins prep
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I love wondfo OPKs (AKA internet cheapies)! Welcome to the wonderful world of trying to conceive (TTC). Were we speak a different language full of acronyms that only the world of baby seeking mamas understand. If you have found yourself here in your journey, you are probably aware of Wondfo OPKs. Wondfo is a brand … Continue reading 6 reasons why I love Wondfo OPKs
Easy@home Vs Wondfo OPKs As for cheap OPKs most people either go with the Wondfo, or the Easy@Home brand. I have purchased both to see if there really is much of a difference. Price wise, they both vary a bit with quantity. Wondfo vs Easy@home OPK Wondfo brand OPKs came in the mail with over … Continue reading Easy@home or Wondfo OPKs?
My first attempt at TTC ended in a chemical pregnancy (CP). I tested positive on a couple pregnancy tests at home, including a digital one. At the confirmation appointment at the doctors office, I tested negative. Confused and shaken, I had no idea why I was getting such blaring big fat positives (BFPs) a week … Continue reading Yam supplement to TTC Twins
Fertility ovulation microscopes are small handheld devices used to track ovulation and peak fertility window. This method of ovulation tracking was first observed in the 1960's The ovulation microscope works by observing the changes in saliva patterns. These patterns noticeably change starting one week prior to ovulation. This change is due to levels of adrenocorticotropic … Continue reading Using an Ovulation Microscope for fertility timing