Health & Wellness

There is nothing about trying to conceive that comes easy to most. Whether you’re navigating through the challenges of infertility, restructuring your diet to...

Vivian Nunez •Sep 12, 2022

Health & Wellness

Trying to conceive or not, we can all agree that taking care of our mental health is incredibly important. Add on the stress of...

Whitney Welsh •Sep 9, 2022

For many, getting to sleep isn’t the problem — making time for sleep is. Busy schedules, coupled with caffeine boosts tend to cut into...

Chioma Eve •Sep 6, 2022

I’ve always been a relatively confident, self-possessed person. I was the first to raise my hand in school. First to ask the kids playing...

Elyse Ash •Sep 1, 2022

So, you’ve decided you want to get pregnant. It’s a big decision and certainly not one to take lightly, but you have officially decided parenthood is for you – and that's amazing! But like all new and uncertain things, you might not know where to start or how to begin this journey to conception. Don’t worry – we’re here to help break down a few important items on the preconception checklist  1. Start taking prenatal vitamins You might be surprised to see this as the first item on the list of things to start doing before...

Brighid Flynn •Aug 24, 2022

When you’re trying to conceive, you pay attention to every sign, every symptom, and do your best to take care of your overall health. So, when you end up with COVID-19, it can feel like a nightmare on top of everything else you already have to worry about. With the rumor mill constantly swirling as to the long-term effects of COVID, it’s hard to know what’s true and what’s not. Beyond any pauses or delays to fertility treatment, having COVID-19 can lead to lots of questions about your current and future fertility. So, what does the...

Rachel Crowe •Aug 16, 2022

When thinking about your fertility and the many, many parts that play a role in it, sometimes we overlook certain aspects of our body that might have a larger influence than we know. Many at-home fertility hormone test kits check your body’s anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH). While these are often key players and should 100% be tested, there are other hormones that we should be considering, as well: thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and prolactin. While most at-home fertility tests on the market don’t include TSH or prolactin, twoplus Fertility’s comprehensive Hormone...

Kristyn Hodgdon •Aug 15, 2022

Big feelings abound whenever the “maybe, next month” turns into conversations with doctors and an official diagnosis you maybe weren’t expecting. While any person or couple navigating infertility is far from alone — Resolve, the National Infertility Association, shares that 1 in 8 couples struggle with getting pregnant or bringing a pregnancy to full term —  it’s true that each person’s journey with infertility is unique.  The mental health strain of navigating infertility, for instance, can present differently from couple to couple or even within the same relationship.   According to the MGH Center for Women’s Mental...

Vivian Nunez •Aug 8, 2022

Two hearts become one and then two people become three. The fairy tale makes it all sound so effortless. Real life often has a way of complicating things, and in the effort it can take to create that third person it’s easy to forget about the two hearts becoming one part of the story.    Whether you are putting some intention behind conceiving, or on a full-blown fertility journey, sex can start to feel perfunctory and utilitarian. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here is a practical plan to infuse your partnership with romance...

Zoë Kors •Aug 2, 2022

If you’re dealing with infertility, chances are good that you’ve paid a visit (or two or three) to Dr. Google to see if there is anything you could do to improve your odds of getting – and staying – pregnant. But let’s face it: the internet is filled with endless tips on how to improve egg quality: everything from eating clean to avoiding processed foods to staying away from chemicals in your hair products, make-up, cleaning supplies, and nail polish. Not to mention a laundry list of supplements you should be taking. Needless to say, it...

Susan Portz •Jul 27, 2022
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