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

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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

Tracking ovulation, 6 ways to know when you are most fertile

Tracking ovulation is an easy skill requiring not much time out of your day. There are many ways you can track ovulation, and some ways are even free. Compiled below are 6 ways to be more aware of your fertility. What is ovulation? Ovulation is when an egg is released from the ovary.  Ovulation is … Continue reading Tracking ovulation, 6 ways to know when you are most fertile

Vitex for twins; why I wont use it to TTC

Vitex is a shrub like tree also called Chasteberry. The fruit and seeds make up the supplement, which is usually found in pill form. Women take it to help reduce negative menstrual symptom. Vitex is also used to regulate their ovulation and menstrual cycles. You can find the supplement in supplement stores online and at … Continue reading Vitex for twins; why I wont use it to TTC

Trying to conceive twins prep week 7 diary

WEEK 7 TTC prep supplements and medications 2 Cups of Goats Rue Tea - to promote breast tissue development for breastfeeding5g Fish Oil- General healthPrenatal vitamins - General and fetal health Medication Bactrim antibiotic Note: I dropped the additional folic acid for 14 days because I am now taking the medication Bactrim for an infection. … Continue reading Trying to conceive twins prep week 7 diary

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

Baby Brezza Formula Pro my honest review

As a first-time mom I had low breastmilk supply issues from the start of nursing my son. After his birth, his weight was dropping and my milk supply never increased despite hours of pumping, nursing, supplements, and even prescription medication. It was at my sons one week appointment that he was weighted and found to … Continue reading Baby Brezza Formula Pro my honest review