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Supplements

 

I'm not a doctor.  I can only share with you the information that i read and personally tried.  Before trying any of these supplements, you must run it be your own doctor to make sure it's safe for you.  On the advice of my nutritionist and RE, my DH and I used these when TTC.

Arginine:...

Fertility Foods

 

When I first encountered infertility, I poo-pooed the notion that changing my diet would help me have a baby. Sure, forgoing a sub sandwich loaded with coldcuts would help my waistline but what does that have to do with my ovaries? I didn't believe my infertility was linked to my daily...

Focus Foods

 

Make meals that contain as many of these foods as possible.  I culled much of my guidance from my fertility nutritionist, online websites and macrobiotic books. 

Beans:  When 5% of total calories come from vegetable protein instead of animal the risk of ovulation-based infertility drops...

My Daily Menu

As you’ll see, it’s pretty Spartan.  And I’m not gonna lie, it often sucked.  It was hard to go from pizzas and potato chips to brussel sprouts and wheat grass.  I often felt deprived.  But I operated under the belief that some foods act as fertility medicine and some as fertility poison.  I...

Mind and Body



I’d heard that meditating has all sorts of salubrious effects in general and could help conquer infertility.  Ugh.  Why is it so hard to lay still and clear my mind?  After about 30 seconds, my mind would be back in overdrive.  I discovered guided mediations to be more helpful.

I...