Dangerous and surprising ways you may be folate deficient

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

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Diary: TTC Twins prep week 6/7

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

Using an Ovulation Microscope for fertility timing

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