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How to Tell Your Boyfriend You Can’t Have Children

When is the right time to have “the talk” about having kids with someone you’re dating? Even more importantly, how do you say “I can’t have children” if you’ve been diagnosed with infertility? These tips for telling someone you’re in love with – and perhaps even considering marrying – will give you the support and confidence you need. A reader inspired me to write this article. “How and when do I tell someone I’m dating that I am infertile?” asked Amanda on 9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Co...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Infertility, Don, Amanda, Betty, Can't Get Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility And Marriage, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Hope & Acceptance, Infertile Women, Unable To Conceive


Do You Feel Guilty Because You Can’t Get Pregnant?

Feelings of guilt and shame are common for women who can’t get pregnant. Men, too, struggle with shame and guilty feelings if they can’t “produce” a baby. Sometimes husbands and wives blame each other. I get comments from wives whose husbands make them feel guilty for not getting pregnant. This is ironic because there is a 33% chance that the pregnancy isn’t happening because of male fertility issues! Men who shame or guilt their wives for not conceiving have no idea how foolish they’re being. N...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, God, Infertility, Can't Get Pregnant, Goal Of Getting Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Want To Get Pregnant, Couples Coping With Infertility, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Guilt


Overcoming Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

How do you cope with setbacks when you’re faced with negative pregnancy tests — or your period — month after month? These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles. “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes Mike on Why Can’t You Get Pregnant? 4 Fertility...
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How to Have a Happy Marriage When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Couples Who Can’t Conceive

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


What Are the Best Ways to Cope With Fear of Infertility?

The fear of not being able to get pregnant is a very real concern for many women. Infertility fears are especially normal for women who are have been trying and failing to get pregnant for months or years. It’s not just women over 40 who are coping with fear of infertility; many women in their 20s get anxious and scared if it takes a long time to conceive a baby. This is understandable; infertility can be painful and socially isolating. My husband and I tried to get pregnant for several years...
Tags: Health, India, Infertility, Trying To Conceive, Best Time To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Fear Of Infertility Treatments, Infertility Stress, Infertility Help, Julie Vargo, Maureen Regan, Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Guilt


Doctor’s Orders! 7 Things to Avoid if You’re Trying to Conceive

Do baths during ovulation decrease your chances of getting pregnant? What about hot tubs – do they diminish your chances of conceiving a baby? These tips for improving female fertility – a list of things to avoid if you want to get pregnant – are from physician and author Dr Jacob Teitelbaum. I read his book so you don’t have to! Most of these foods, activities, and other things to avoid are for women, but several can be applied to male fertility too. Real Cause, Real Cure: The 9 Root Causes ...
Tags: Health, Harvard, Infertility, Don, Glenville, Marilyn Glenville, Trying To Conceive, Teitelbaum, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Want To Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Hoping To Conceive A Baby, Indole, Natural Solutions, Getting Pregnant Naturally


7 Things to Avoid if You’re Trying to Conceive

Do hot baths decrease your chances of getting pregnant? What about hot tubs – do they diminish your chances of conceiving a baby? These tips for improving female fertility – a list of things to avoid if you want to get pregnant – are from physician and author Dr Jacob Teitelbaum.Real Cause, Real Cure: The 9 Root Causes of the Most Common Health Problems and How to Solve Them is one of Dr Teitelbaum’s most popular books. Many doctors are experts in either traditional or complementary (alternative...
Tags: Health, Harvard, Infertility, Don, Trying To Conceive, Teitelbaum, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Want To Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Hoping To Conceive A Baby, Getting Pregnant Naturally, Jacob Teitelbaum, Motility


How to Overcome Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles… “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes Mike on Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant – 4 Fertility Checklists. “She has taken medication, fertility supplements, done acupuncture and we’re seeing a fertility ...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Infertility, Mike, Trying To Conceive, Getting Pregnant, Trying To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Overcome Male Infertility, Fertility Tips, Help Getting Pregnant, Baby After Age 40, Reasons For Problems Conceiving, Faith & Perseverance, Couples Coping With Infertility


Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant – 4 Fertility Checklists

If you’re asking “why can’t I get pregnant?”, you are not alone! Here are the most common reasons women don’t conceive, four fertility checklists, and help getting pregnant. Conceiving a baby can be surprisingly frustrating and difficult for a variety of reasons. You may be dealing with male factor infertility, such as azoospermia (no sperm, which is the problem my husband and I faced). Or you could be coping with female infertility issues, such as problems ovulating and/or irregular periods. Th...
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Help Coping With Depression When You’re TTC and Can’t Get Pregnant

Feeling depressed because you can’t have a baby is a natural response to the disappointment of getting your period every month! Here, you’ll find help coping with depression’s numbness, fatigue, sadness, anxiety, and inability to care about life. Those signs of depression are normal when you’re TTC – so you are normal! Not getting pregnant after months or years of trying to conceive a baby is a major life stress. elp Coping With Depression When You’re TTC and Can’t Get Pregnant “I can’t have a...
Tags: Health, Brooke Shields, Wanda, Infertility, Don, KAT, Linda Hamilton, Jon Kabat Zinn, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety


Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant – 4 Fertility Checklists

If you’re asking “why can’t I get pregnant?”, you are not alone! Don’t lose hope; here are the most common reasons women don’t conceive, four fertility checklists, and help getting pregnant. If you’re not getting pregnant you might be dealing with anything from azoospermia (no sperm) to problems ovulating because of irregular periods. These male and female fertility checklists will help you decide if it’s time to see a doctor or infertility specialist. Most Likely Reasons You Aren’t Getting Pre...
Tags: Health, India, Time, US, Infertility, Don, Michael Dooley, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Conceiving A Baby Naturally, Fertility Charting & Tests, Fertility Tips, Fertility Checklist, Want To Get Pregnant


Find Out Why You Can’t Get Pregnant Today – 4 Fertility Checklists

If you’re asking “why can’t I get pregnant?”, you are not alone! Don’t lose hope; here are the most common reasons women don’t conceive, four fertility checklists, and help getting pregnant. If you’re not getting pregnant you might be dealing with anything from azoospermia (no sperm) to problems ovulating because of irregular periods. These male and female fertility checklists will help you decide if it’s time to see a doctor or infertility specialist. Most Likely Reasons You Aren’t Getting Pre...
Tags: Health, India, Time, US, Infertility, Don, Michael Dooley, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Conceiving A Baby Naturally, Fertility Charting & Tests, Fertility Tips, Fertility Checklist, Want To Get Pregnant


In 2017, I want a baby

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories This year, I hoped to have a baby. But, it didn’t happen. Again. Last year, I’d dreamed of giving my husband baby news for Christmas. That didn’t happen. This year, I’d dreamed of giving my husband baby news for Christmas. That didn’t happen. Again.     Every month... Read more » Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
Tags: Parenting, Infertility, Melissa Willets, Can't Get Pregnant, Wanting Another Baby


Am I the only woman who can’t tell when she’s ovulating?!?

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories Cervical mucus. Basal body temperature. These are aspects of my being I’ve become OBSESSED with over the past year. But do I understand more about ovulation now, than I did several months ago? Um, no. Let's talk mucus, first. Oh, sorry. If you're eating, stop. Now let's talk mucus.... Read more » Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
Tags: Parenting, TTC, BBT, Trying To Conceive, Melissa Willets, Basal Body Temperature, Cervical Mucus, Getting Pregnant, Trying To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Ovulation, Pregnant After 35


Causes of Infertility for Men and Women Who Can’t Get Pregnant

Gene mutations in men and obscure viruses in women can cause infertility. Here’s a basic list of the most commonly known reasons men and women can’t get pregnant, plus four research studies that describe lesser known causes of male and female fertility problems. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for more than a year, you may be wondering about the signs of male and female infertility. I can’t tell you if you’re infertile, but I have gathered a list of 20 possible causes of infertility – one ...
Tags: Health, United States, Belfast, Infertility, Don, Lewis, University of Pittsburgh, Harvard Medical School, Queen s University, Robert Thompson, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Male Infertility Tips, Overcome Male Infertility, Want A Baby


A tale of trying to get pregnant 4 times

by Melissa Willets posted in Mom Stories Once upon a time, a young couple got married and decided they wanted to have a baby within a year. So they said, “Hey, let’s just see what happens.” And, they threw caution to the wind! The newlyweds had heard their married friends say it could take six months... Read more » Want to get the full story? Click on the headline above. And thanks for reading the BabyCenter Blog.
Tags: Infertility, TTC, Trying To Conceive, Melissa Willets, Baby #2, Baby #3, Baby #4, When Am I Ovulating, Baby #1, Best Time To Get Pregnant, Best Time To Try For Baby, best time to TTC, Can I Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, How Long Did It Take You To Get Pregnant, Long Time To Get Pregnant


How to Deal With Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant

The grief you feel when you can’t conceive can turn into depression. Here are several tips on how to deal with depression when you can’t get pregnant. My prayer is that these tips help you move forward in peace, love, and joy. Some of these strategies for dealing with depression are from Dr Harold Levinson, author of The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness. If you think you may be clinically depressed (as opposed to “just” sad that you can’t get pregnant), r...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Disneyland, Infertility, Don, Can't Get Pregnant, Pregnancy Stories, Stress Management Tips, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Want To Get Pregnant


Trusting God When You Can’t Get Pregnant

If you’re having problems getting pregnant, you may have a difficult time trusting God. When you can’t get pregnant, you feel scared, lonely, and anxious about the future. These thoughts on trusting God when you’re not getting pregnant will help you find peace and even joy. Waiting in Wonder: Growing in Faith While You’re Expecting by Catherine Claire Larson is a devotional journal that invites women to embrace the spiritual journey that awaits as they prepare for the high and holy calling of mo...
Tags: Health, Jack, Infertility, Jesus Christ, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, trusting God, Pregnancy Tips, Fertility Tips, How To Get Pregnant, Faith & Perseverance, Praying For Baby


What if Fertility Treatments Don’t Work?

If you’re undergoing infertility treatments, you need to balance hope and faith with the possibility that fertility treatments won’t work. In 5 Reasons In Vitro Fertilization Fails to Result in Pregnancy, I describe possibilities for failed fertility treatments. A new study shows that there is a link between an unfulfilled wish for children and worse mental health. I wouldn’t recommend taking fertility supplements while undergoing fertility treatments such as IVF or IUI, but the Restoring Fertil...
Tags: Health, Netherlands, Infertility, Fertility Treatments, Gameiro, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Fertility Clinics, Wendy Yu


Not Pregnant at Christmas? How to Survive the Holidays

If you want to be pregnant but you’re not, Christmas is the most disappointing time of year. Here are a few emotional, physical, and spiritual tips for surviving the holidays. One way to cope with not being pregnant at Christmas is to avoid the holiday season altogether. I’ve spent a few Christmases in Mexico and Hawaii, and found that it didn’t seem like Christmas at all (even though there were holiday decorations everywhere). But, not everyone can afford to take a vacation at Christmas – nor i...
Tags: Health, Cook, Mexico, Hawaii, Infertility, Holidays & Special Occasions, Can't Get Pregnant, Pregnancy Tips, Stress Management Tips


9 Health Problems That Prevent Pregnancy

Here are the most common health or medical problems that stop pregnancy, plus tips on how to conceive a baby without having to see a fertility doctor. This information is from The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant by Jean Twenge – it’s the newest, most comprehensive guidebook for pregnancy. “Trying to get pregnant is very emotional and stressful because ultimately it’s out of our control,” writes Twenge in The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant. “In an age of reliable birth co...
Tags: Health, Fertility problems, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Jean Twenge, Twenge, Can't Get Pregnant, Pregnancy Tips, About Getting Pregnant, Help Getting Pregnant, Want To Get Pregnant


What to Do When You Can’t Get Pregnant With Your Second Child

A reader is wondering what to do – she can’t get pregnant with her second child, she’s out of work, and she feels like she’s lost herself somewhere along the way… “I was SO happy when I gave birth to my son,” says SR. on Signs of Depression When You Can’t Get Pregnant – The Sad Signs. “Then I wanted another baby and it hasn’t happened…my son is now 4 going on 5. I’m so low and don’t know what to do now. We don’t have the money for therapy and I am so lost. I’ve been out of work, I’m empty, and I...
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When Your Husband Had a Vasectomy Without Your Knowledge

Here are a few tips for dealing with a husband who had a vasectomy without your knowledge (much less your agreement or acceptance!), based on a reader’s question… “I’m 35, married to my 52 yr. old husband who had a vasectomy after having three children in a previous marriage,” says K. on 5 Tips for Living With Male Fertility Problems. “I didn’t know about his vasectomy and was on contraception for three years when we were living together. His eldest daughter told me about his vasectomy by accide...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Male Factor Infertility


How to Cope With Your Husband’s Secret Vasectomy

When your husband has a vasectomy without telling you, you’ll feel a variety of painful emotions. Here’s how to cope with your emotions, and tips for responding to your husband’s decision. I wrote this article in response to a reader’s question… “I’m 35, married to my 52 yr. old husband who had a vasectomy after having three children in a previous marriage,” says K. on 6 Signs Your Marriage is Over – and How to Cope With the Future. “I didn’t know about his vasectomy and was on contraception for...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Can't Get Pregnant, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Male Factor Infertility, Karen Johnson


Most Common Reasons Women Don’t Get Pregnant Right Away

Can’t conceive? Here are the most common reasons women don’t get pregnant right away. The top three barriers to pregnancy are age (both his and hers), ovulation problems, and physical problems with the Fallopian tubes that stop those little embryos from forming. If you’re trying to conceive a baby, you might want to check out The Conception Chronicles: The Uncensored Truth About Sex, Love & Marriage When You’re Trying to Get Pregnant. It’s a fun, witty, entertaining look at the road to pregnancy...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Stanford University, Nieca Goldberg, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Goal Of Getting Pregnant, Pregnancy Tips, Fertility Tips, Reasons For Problems Conceiving


When You’re Not Getting Pregnant and You Want a Baby

If you’re not getting pregnant and really want a baby, these tips may help you cope. They’re from Iris Waichler, an author and social worker, and they’ll help you deal with not getting pregnant. Her book — Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate And Inspire — is really helpful for women who can’t get pregnant. And, here are Iris Waichler’s tips for women who aren’t getting pregnant (or who many not ever be able to get pregnant) couples… The most important thing you can do when ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Don, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Pregnancy Tips, Fertility Tips, Want A Baby, Reasons For Problems Conceiving, National Infertility Association, Improve Chances Of Pregnancy, Online Fertility Help, Not Getting Pregnant, Iris Waichler


When You’re Not Getting Pregnant and You Want a Baby

If you’re not getting pregnant and really want a baby, these tips may help you cope. They’re from Iris Waichler, an author and social worker, and they’ll help you deal with not getting pregnant. Her book — Riding the Infertility Roller Coaster: A Guide to Educate And Inspire — is really helpful for women who can’t get pregnant. And, here are Iris Waichler’s tips for women who aren’t getting pregnant (or who many not ever be able to get pregnant) couples… The most important thing you can do when ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Don, Getting Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Pregnancy Tips, Fertility Tips, Want A Baby, Reasons For Problems Conceiving, National Infertility Association


How to Tell Your Partner You Can’t Have Children

How do you say “I can’t have children” to someone you’re interested in? These tips for telling your partner you can’t get pregnant are in response to a  reader’s comment on my article about living with the fact that you’ll never have children. Below are my suggestions for her, which apply to many women who can’t get pregnant. If you’re struggling to accept female infertility, read Unsung Lullabies: Understanding and Coping with Infertility. The more you understand infertility, the better able yo...
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How to Survive Christmas When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Figuring out how to survive Christmas holidays when you can’t get pregnant is tough, but not impossible! These tips for overcoming infertility depression (or just the frustration of not getting pregnant) are from Harold Levinson, MD. Here’s what he says about people struggling with depression… “Depressed people don’t always respond well to holidays and vacations, when others appear happy and life seems beautiful,” says Dr Levinson. “This contrast often intensifies their own sense of inadequacy, ...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Health & Wellness, Relationship Tips, Levinson, Holidays & Special Occasions, Can't Get Pregnant, Natural Health Tips, Infertility Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Hope & Acceptance, Faith & Perseverance