Trying to Conceive


Waiting for the so-called "ideal" moment for motherhood does not always happen as planned. Often, the right job, or a financially stable time must be achieved before thinking about becoming a mother.

Many couples struggle to get pregnant and wonder why it isn't happening as fast as for others. Infertility treatments sometimes are the only option for these couples to achieve the dream of starting a family.

When we think about this type of treatment, we often think of invasive and unpleasant procedures. Yes, some procedures really are and depending on what the doctor will propose for the case, you will most likely get weekly blood tests! Which is definitely unpleasant. But, what you may not know is that fertility clinics can also help you to find out if your problem is just a simple deficiency in vitamins, which could be affecting sperm count, or even the fact that things are not happening at the ideal time of the woman's reproductive cycle. So, it's worth to consult a specialist for more information.

Here are some links to places and articles on this subject:

Fertility Center of Illinois -

New York Fertility Institute:

National Infertility Awareness week - stories of couples who had gone through infertility treatments and outcomes:

I hope these tips help you in this journey to motherhood! Check our other posts for more cool tips and ideas!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally posted in February 2019 and it has been completely revamped and updated for the new site proposal and layout.

HealthAlice Hill