Here’s my guide to avoiding fertility faux pas and getting real answers.
The holidays—that time of year filled with cheer, shopping, cooking and attending gatherings. Yet for those struggling with infertility, this season also brings a hyper focus on the everyday reminders of that pain. The simple joy of seeing a child visit Santa or opening presents can be heart-wrenching when every child reminds you of your struggle with infertility.
This isn’t all entirely news, but what you may not know is that Vitamin D is extremely important when you are planning to have a child. The relevance of Vitamin D in reproduction isn’t necessarily the first factor you think about when you’re planning to have a child, but it should be. Vitamin D is important for bone health, but is also important for healthy reproduction.
44 year-old actress, Gabrielle Union has recently opened up about her fertility struggles. As a woman who once thought she never wanted kids, she now finds herself longing to conceive and in the midst of a painful journey to become a mother.
Today, I learned my daughter’s best friend at school is going to be a big brother. His mom is also 38 and shared her ultrasound pictures with me. Since my daughter found out about her friend becoming a big brother, she puts her hands on my belly and says she wants a baby sister. I tell her I would love that, too.