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Category: Trying to Conceive

This category contains articles about infertility and trying to get pregnant.

15 Most Inspirational Scriptures on Infertility

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/scriptures-on-infertility.png Infertility is hard and painful. You will never wish this on your worst enemy. It never crossed my mind that infertility will be one of my life’s struggles. I never thought that my plan to have a big family is something that I have to struggle with. I thought I would be like those …

10 Things to Avoid when Trying to Get Pregnant

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/10thingsto-avoid-when-trying-to-get-pregnant.png We already covered the fertility foods to eat to increase fertility, and now we might as well also look into things to avoid when trying to get pregnant. In this way, we will be able to know both sides of the spectrum. (Please note that this post may contain affiliate links) The goal when trying to …

How to Strengthen your Marriage When Dealing with Infertility

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/how-to-strengthen-marriage-when-dealing-with-infertility.png Working to strengthen your marriage when dealing with infertility can be a bit challenging.  Both of you are so focused on doing all the things/tips you learn and can read about getting pregnant that you forget about each other. Because of this, getting intimate is not spontaneous anymore. It is always directed towards a …

Ways on How to Ease Anxiety During Two Week Wait

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ways-o-how-to-ease-anxiety-during-two-week-wait.png /> (This post may contain affiliate links.) 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 time? Two-week wait is the period from …

The Top 10 Books On Infertility That You Need To Read

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/books-on-infertility.png (This post may contain affiliate links meaning I will get a small commission at no cost to you if you decide to purchase. Thank you for the support) Infertility books are very useful especially when you are struggling with infertility. Books bring you comfort knowing that you are not alone in this journey. They …

The Best 21 Foods You Should Be Eating to Boost your Fertility

  (This post may contain affiliate links) 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 diet is sometimes or most of the time overlooked when dealing …

9 Infographic Resources On Trying to Conceive

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/infographicresources.png (This post may contain affiliate links) 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. And I realized that I am not retaining most of …

How To Deal With The Pain Of Another Negative Beta HCG

http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/anothernegative-hcg.png  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 treatment is involved. We had our second …

Ways On How To Be 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. http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ways-on-how-to-be-diagnosed-with-pcos.png Irregular periods have been a problem all my life. It can go from 2 to 3 months of not having it. For …

First IUI Experience: An Unexpected Fertility Journey

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. “http://wishfulmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/First-IUI-Experience.png” WHAT IS INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION? After being diagnosed with the dreaded Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, we …