When you’re not expecting, you’ll find many books to tell you how to get pregnant. You know which books they are because most of them are currently sitting on your nightstand. Perhaps you’ve read 6 Easy Steps to Increase your Fertility; The IVF Baby; Conquering Infertility in Three Easy Ways; and Taking Charge of your Fertility, to name just a few. Well, you’ve taken charge of your fertility and where the fertile has it gotten you? $20,000 poorer, 20 pounds fatter and over 20 failed cycles.
When it comes to fertility books, you have read them all. It’s like book publishers can sense your infertile desperation and they keep publishing more and more useless useful publications. Some great new titles on your nightstand might include: Male Infertility: How to Help your Partner; The Ultimate PCOS Handbook; 100 Fertility Tips that will get you Pregnant; and of course, the ever realistic book, Making Babies Quick and Easy. You’ve read and re-read these books and you’re still not pregnant. Hell, if reading these fertility book while “doing it” with your partner would get you pregnant, you’d be willing to give it a try.
Here are some more realistic titled fertility books:
What to Expect after you’ve peed on a stick and you’re not sure if you really see a second line or it’s your imagination.
What to Expect when you’ve been waiting all day for the fertility doctor to call you back.
What to Expect after you’ve stared at the toilet paper and thought that you might have seen a red dot.
What to Expect when you’re partner’s sperm count is in the negatives.
What to Expect after you’ve had baby-making sex, not because you wanted to, but because it was ovulation time.
What to Expect when cousin Martha gets pregnant on her first try.
What to Expect when you have way too much PCOS-related facial hair.
What to Expect after you’ve been inseminated by a 20 year old fertility intern named Teresa.
What to Expect when your Facebook friends happily post their ultrasound photos and you want to shoot yourself.
What to Expect after you’ve just eaten a container of ice cream following a BFN.
What to Expect when you’re at a baby shower sobbing in the guest of honor’s bathroom.
What to Expect when you have to give yourself a fertility injection during cousin Emma’s wedding.
What to Expect when you’re mother gives you another newspaper articles about infertility.
What to Expect when you’re completely jealous of all pregnant women but won’t ever admit it.
What to Expect when you feel hopeless and this blog reminds you to never give up HOPE.