Tag Archives: Reproductive Health

Hope

When enough is enough? This is a question I have felt having the answer for many, many times. An answer I felt conviction in giving, even though I sensed a painful guilt in admitting it. An answer I felt logic, … Continue reading

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Common Wisdom

I must have been looking for couple’s infertility treatment in the wrong places, as my logic for deciphering common wisdom recommendations led me to believe that the best spot for us to get pregnant should have been a SPA. Tranquil … Continue reading

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Confusing Unique Bunch

When it comes to couples infertility, I feel that yes: we are unique. Oddly unique. Hopelessly unique. Confusingly unique. I was taught at school, and got reassured through life, that all humans are different, unique individuals. Good? Bad? Indifferent? Until … Continue reading

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There is nothing like home…

I think I found where “home” is when it comes to our infertility treatment. But, before I reveal its address, let me put a few things in context… I was born in Brazil and came to Canada when I was … Continue reading

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Strawberries

Couple’s infertility has made me a better person. Yes, I strongly believe in that. As I also believe that the world is a gigantic strawberry…  My friends and family would normally say that in reference to my sometimes almost naïve … Continue reading

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Hormones: Dealing with PMS on steroids!

I am sure that all men will agree with me: talking about her hormones is a touchy subject, even if you are not dealing with fertility issues. It has taken me many attempts to write these words as I was … Continue reading

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Two weeks

Anxiety. Nervousness. Fear. These were common feelings for me during the dreaded two weeks between the embryo transfer to the first blood result. There was no easy way around it since we knew there was a firm date, set in … Continue reading

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