Cheers, dear readers, I want to stop for a moment to thank everyone who has taken the time to read this blog that has been brought to you by the wonderful folks at Conceive Hospital, and also for your kind and heartfelt comments. One of the many reasons we are writing this blog is to… Continue reading I’ll have eggs for breakfast, mate
Modern medicine is a marvel. Today, scientists and doctors can see, count and even photograph things at incredibly tiny scales, and measure such a vast array of metrics, characteristics and processes that it truly boggles the lay person’s mind. (Or at least mine anyway.) This is wonderful, amazing stuff. It can, however, get a wee… Continue reading The Measure of a Man
Cheers, dear readers, It amazes me how sometimes we walk around in life taking things for granted, not paying attention, with a blind eye to certain things that don’t seem to concern us. We all do it. But I am here to tell you, once you find out that you are having trouble getting pregnant,… Continue reading Let’s get this party started !!
Cheers, dear readers, It’s Cathy speaking here continuing my story of our infertility journey. All of your supportive and heartfelt comments are very inspiring and well received. I hope that what we write here continues to help some of you feel not alone if you are also struggling with trying to conceive a child. So… Continue reading It Takes Two To Tango
Cheers, dear readers, Cathy here speaking on behalf of Conceive Hospital sharing my story of our infertility journey. Thanks once again for joining in on the love and support for one another. It means a great deal. More than I can express here. So my story continues… Last I left off on my journey, I… Continue reading Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me…
This isn’t an easy subject to explore, though the question does cross my mind from time to time. I try not to dwell on it for too long because the idea of facing the worst-case-scenario can feel scary. Nonetheless, there are moments when I do wonder – What happens if you reach the end of… Continue reading A Childless Infertile Future vs Adoption
The last of winter’s chilly breath is rushing through the trees. I already smell the hints of spring flowing in through my window, along with the warm morning sun spilling onto my writing desk as the soft white lace curtains sway gently, and quite romantically, in the breeze. “Here I am,” I think to… Continue reading When the time comes to move on in infertility …
Ms. Karissa Stelma is a patient of the hospital and has successfully conceived through her treatment at Conceive Gynaecology & Fertility Hospital. It is our utmost pleasure to present you with this interview of her post-delivery and just as she has “birthed her other baby” – her book detailing her journey through infertility. Have you always wanted to be… Continue reading Interview with Karissa Stelma — Author of “1000 Needles: How to Increase Your Odds and Take Control of Your IVF Journey”
Last week, I had the privilege of attending a virtual women’s empowerment workshop. Hosted by a collective of successful business women, the various keynote speeches that they delivered offered a great deal of inspiration, encouragement and insight into what it takes to achieve both your life and business goals. I was quite uplifted by the… Continue reading Do You Have an Infertility Support System?
When it comes to fertility, regular exercise is a must. It improves metabolism and circulation, both of which contribute to better egg production, and optimizes your reproductive system by stimulating the endocrine glands, which secrete hormones that help eggs grow. The key is to have a go-to exercise routine that’s moderate in intensity and works… Continue reading 10 Exercises to keep you Fertile