Fertility Lessons from Shoelaces

Do you remember how long it took you to learn how to tie your shoelaces?  I don’t. But I remember the frustration my kids experienced.  After months of failed attempts,…

Why “Relax” is Important Fertility Advice

“Relax” is probably one of the most annoying advice you can hear on your fertility journey. Would “chill out” or “let it go” be better?  Meh, probably not. So hear me…

Experiment to Increase Your Happiness

This week, I started a new project.  I’m answering questions submitted to me in a video format, available on YouTube. I love experimenting with new ideas.  I’m a “throw it…

Why Google May Be Hurting Your Fertility

Evidently Google has recently updated their search engine ranking algorithm to favor big mainstream websites and paid ads over smaller sites, like mine, with niche content. As consumers, that means…

Where is Your Boat Pointed?

With most women gaining weight as they age, having too little fat is understandably a lesser known cause of fertility issues as I discuss in this article. As with many things in…

Why Your Doctors May Be Wrong

Being underweight can be just as much an issue as being overweight. Regardless of where you are – lightweight, mediumweight, heavyweight – think of yourself as a champion. You must…

The Surprising Way Weight Affects Fertility

A big concern with many women is their weight.  Specifically, that they need to lose a few (or a lot of) pounds in order to get pregnant. In general, it’s recommended to…

How to Handle All That Fertility Advice

Since my focus is about getting pregnant and STAYING pregnant, this article talks about two tests I think should be done when you first find out you’re pregnant. I worry though that women…

Is It Possible to Have a Baby in My 40s?

A reader submitted this question: “I am 47 and my husband is 56.  Is it possible for us to have a baby?” If you’ve followed me for awhile now, you…