A Eastern European Homebirth Story

A Eastern European Homebirth Story…. My husband and I moved to his country of origin, in Eastern Europe, when I was 20 weeks pregnant with our daughter. As the plane took off, one of my worst pregnancy signs, the morning … Continue reading →

Advanced Maternal Age Outdated as Old Maid

"Advanced Maternal Age" Outdated as "Old Maid or Spinster"   This morning it occurred to me that the term “advanced maternal age” is as outdated as the term “old maid or spinster.” In the medical community, if a woman gives … Continue reading →

IUI is Another Road to Parenthood

IUI – just another road to parenthood Tania writes…Hardly anybody starts their journey of trying to conceive a baby thinking they will end up in a doctor’s office, trying to get pregnant  http://www.trying-to-conceive.com/how-to-get-pregnant/ with the help of a reproductive endocrinologist. Conceiving … Continue reading →

Surviving A Miscarriage

Miscarriage Help

I came across this as I was cleaning today…Someone gave it to me after my own miscarriage.  It does get better… "God Knew" Mommy, You carried me as long as you could,  And that time together was meant to be. … Continue reading →

IVF with Blastocyst Transfer

IVF with Blastocyst Transfer A recent breakthrough in IVF technology is known as blastocyst transfer. In standard IVF, embryos are transferred to the womb when they reach the two- to eight-cell stage. In the newer procedure, the embryos are allowed … Continue reading →