Six Things Not to Say to Someone TTC!

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October 27, 2015

I have only been TTC aka Trying to Conceive (click here on more TTC lingo) for almost two months. At the time of writing this post, I’m actually 5dpo and will begin testing on Halloween! Boy, would I love to get a BFP on my second favorite holiday!  A lot of women prefer to keep their TTC journey to themselves or strictly on an online forum like BabyCenter Community (which…

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Operation Baby Bump – Cycle 1 Results

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October 10, 2015

In September, we began trying to conceive my second [and his first] child. I will begin documenting my journey on my blog, but hopefully there won’t be too many monthly TTC updates. I would prefer to post weekly pregnancy updates instead!  Let’s get to it… Cycle 1 Results  Not Pregnant . I’ll admit, I was a little disappointed. Heck, during my last cycle, I said I would be devastated if…

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What to Eat to Boost Fertility

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August 11, 2015

Did you know that eating certain foods during your cycle can increase your likelihood of conceiving? Although eating these foods do not 100% guarantee a BFP (check out this post to discover what all these crazy Trying to Conceive acronyms mean), it can boost your chances and even help create a healthier lifestyle, which in turn – helps with fertility!  . Fish low in mercury – This includes salmon, sardines,…

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Breaking the TTC (Trying to Conceive) Code

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July 24, 2015

When you’re first entering the world of trying to conceive (TTC) and even pregnancy you will see acronyms/abbreviations for a lot of words. Some are pretty self-explanatory, like OB/GYN. Some you’ll have to do a Google search…or stumble across this page! I even included some of the family acronyms. . 2WW: Two Week Wait (14 days after ovulation) AF: Aunt Flo (period) AI: Artificial Insemination BBs: Breasts/Boobs BBT: Basal Body…

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