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The Wide World of Meditation

The Wide World of Meditation

In our last installment, we spoke of how meditation can improve every facet of your health, from bolstering your emotional wellbeing to healing your body. This week, we take a look at the many different types of meditation and their individual benefits. Keep in mind...

My Modern Fertility Test Experience

My Modern Fertility Test Experience

The Two-Month Test: My Experience with At-Home Hormone Testing Back in August, my editor reached out to me regarding an exciting partnership between our agency and Modern Fertility, a new mail-in hormone testing company. It was quick, easy, painless, informative--...

Surrogacy with Children

Surrogacy with Children

If you’ve decided to be a surrogate and already have a family of your own, you may be curious or concerned about sharing the news with your children. It is an important and special lesson in compassion and love that will shape all of your lives, however, it doesn’t...

The TTC Community

The TTC Community

If you’re trying to get pregnant (which, if you’re reading this, you probably are), you know the stressors and uncertainties of navigating the new terrain of attempting to build your family. Unlike the happy-go-lucky world shown prominently in the media, such as...

AMH Testing

AMH Testing

Today we explore one of the most important tools in the fertility trade: the AMH Test!   What is an AMH Test?   Anti-Müllerian Hormone or AMH is a protein hormone secreted by the cells of the developing antral and pre-antral follicles (or egg sacks) in the...

Meditation for Health and Happiness

Meditation for Health and Happiness

Meditation for Health and Happiness Meditation has come to the forefront of how our society treats mental duress, and for good reason! Several scientific studies have confirmed that meditation is good for you both inside and out—but how exactly does it help? This...

The Mental Tax of Infertility: How To Get The Help You Need

The Mental Tax of Infertility: How To Get The Help You Need

Those struggling to conceive can attest to the fact that infertility touches every aspect of your life. It can wear down your relationships, your emotional wellbeing, and even your sense of self. The journey is not for the faint of heart and requires incredible...

The Evolution of Fertility in Media

The Evolution of Fertility in Media

In today’s hyper-connected world, there are resources galore for almost every aspect of infertility-- how to find the right doctor, message boards and support groups, and an inside look of the tolls and taxes of the journey...