Infertility

5 Reasons Why You Need to Take a Break after Multiple IUIs

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Do I need to take a break after multiple IUIs?

If you are new here, check out our fertility treatment journey, First IUI, Second IUI and Third IUI.

This is one of the most common questions I read...Read More »


How to Keep your Sanity during Two-Week Wait

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What is a two-week wait?

Blood was drawn, ovaries were evaluated, HCG trigger shot injected and uterus was inseminated. Everything was done. Now what?

Now the dreadful two-week wait begins. How do you keep yourself from getting crazy during this...Read More »


Our Third IUI and Hopefully the Last

Our third IUI came quickly. Who would have thought we will come this far. I used to think that one shot of fertility treatment will do the trick and I would be holding my bundle of joy in my arms today. But, things don’t always work out the way...Read More »


10 Must-Read Infertility Books

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Infertility books are very useful especially when you are struggling with infertility. Books bring you comfort knowing that you are...Read More »


21 Fertility Foods to Boost your Fertility

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According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, there are 10% of the population affected by infertility. And infertility is strongly impacted by foods we eat. Researchers show that there is a link between fertility and diet. Fertility...Read More »


9 Infographic Resources On Trying to Conceive

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When we started trying to conceive, I started searching high and low for information. And of course, there is so much information on the internet that it overwhelmed me. I started reading articles, lots and lots of them....Read More »


7 Things You Need to Know about Clomid Today

7 Things that  Clomid Can Do to You

So, if you just started with Clomid or planning to start and wanted to know what to expect, you are in the right place. You can also check out my post about my first...Read More »


Dealing with Another Negative Beta HCG

Another Beta HCG

If you are new here at WishfulMom, you can check out my first post.

HCG(Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) is otherwise called the “pregnancy hormone”. Beta HCG test is a test that looks for HCG in the blood. It is a preferred tool for urine test especially when fertility...Read More »


Step by Step Guide on How to Administer HCG Trigger Shot


Step by Step Guide on How to Administer HCG Trigger Shot

HCG trigger shot alone can be intimidating. How much more if you are to inject it into your own body? Well for me, I hate needles so poking myself with it would be horrible....Read More »


9 Vitamins Needed When Trying to Conceive

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There are vitamins needed when trying to conceive. There are a lot of them out there but listed below the ones that should be at the top of your list.

When my husband and I started trying to get pregnant, we didn’t take...Read More »


Ways on how I was Diagnosed with PCOS

 

Ways on how I was Diagnosed with PCOS

PolyCystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS) is one of the most common causes of infertility in women. The ovaries contain small cysts which are not harmful. These cysts prevent women from ovulating and getting pregnant.

Irregular periods have been a problem all my life....Read More »


What Not to Do During Two-Week Wait after IUI

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10 Things I've Learned From My IUI

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Going through more than one IUI was definitely a learning experience. I have listed things that I have learned and tried which I think are important. I hope you will find them useful as well.

Things You Should Do When You Are Going...Read More »

First IUI Failed Hoping For Successful Second

If you read my very first post, you know that my first IUI failed and so here we are on my second cycle.

Blood work is not fun at all.

As soon as I got my period I called to make an appointment for blood work and ultrasound. The clinician...Read More »


First IUI Experience

It has been quite an eventful month for us. We lost the wonderful Dad of my husband. But it didn’t stop us from moving forward into fulfilling our dream to have our family. We started our journey with intrauterine insemination.

WHAT IS INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION?

After being diagnosed...Read More »


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