I am happy to announce that all 12 issues of the Choice Fertility newsletter is available in two bulk packages — 36 pages each of expert insights, tips, checklists, resources, research and more. Thanks to long-time Choice Mom sponsor The Sperm Bank of California for funding the creation of this resource. This first package of…
Our two networking events in D.C. featured the excellent advice of Dr. Rani Abbasi, of Columbia Fertility Associates. Here’s what she told us.
This story about whether to trust your doctor was shared on the discussion board, and because I know from women over the years that our doctors are not infallible and fertility science is not always perfect, I’m posting it here as a point of conversation. Please offer your comments below. I have now missed 2…
There is nothing that prompts more questions on Choice Mom discussion boards than when a single woman is purposely trying to conceive. We quickly learn how little we know about something we’ve been taught can be so easy. The Choice Mom Guide to Fertility gathers the most common questions and answers them, with the help of…
There is nothing more maddening than thinking that your own body and its monthly cycles should give you great insight about when is the right day to try to conceive. But… we tend to learn that it is easier to say "no" to pregnancy than to say "yes." The reproductive aspects of our body are more mysterious than we thought.
This funny compilation was started on the Choice Mom discussion group, where women have been periodically posting their own moments.
We have an excellent group of fertility experts who provide sponsorship of Choice Mom resources. Periodically we go to them with "Ask the Fertility Expert" questions. Here’s one that appeared on the discussion board recently, and the response of one of the doctors in our network.
We all think we know how our cycle works. Until it’s time to time ourselves for the purpose of insemination.
We have a new fertility team in the Choice Mom network. I’m happy to introduce Dr. Rudy Quintero, who runs his own clinic in the Los Angeles area. His team is starting us off with some tools about ovulation detection.
Hi! I am a "thinker" with PCOS. I am definitely not the poster child for PCOS. I never experienced symptoms until my early 20s and I am not overweight. I am 28 in a few weeks and have been diagnosed with PCOS since January 2009. I will start from the beginning (this may be a little long).