Aug 15


You– “Hi (fertile friend). Just calling to say hello.”

“Nice to hear from y— JESSICA, GET OFF THE SOFA!—- How are things with you and—TOMMY, DO YOU HAVE A POOPIE DIAPER AGAIN? — Sorry ’bout that, what were you sayi— ONE MORE SCREAM AND YOU’RE SITTING IN THE CORNER, YOUNG LADY.”  Continue reading »

Jan 08

As Seinfeld puts it, sometimes we just don’t want to see the baby. Only an infertile would understand why…. Continue reading »

Jan 05

When starting an IVF cycle, it is important to eat healthy to maximize your chances. But how do you increase your odds when doing a frozen embryo transfer (FET)? That’s simple. Eat frozen foods!

Follow this simple FET diet and your frozen babies should be here in no time!

  1. Freeze chocolate eggs. What taste better than chocolate? Nothing except frozen chocolate. This dish may be eaten at anytime -morning, noon or night. Don’t be afraid to dip them into a nice glass of wine.
  2. Freeze real eggs. As eating undercooked eggs is not encouraged for pregnant women, make sure to boil the eggs first before freezing them. Due to grossness, You may or may not want to eat them.
  3. Frozen chocolate milk. It might not increase your chances of conceiving but it sure will taste great!
  4. Frozen pineapple popsicles. If you’re eating pineapple anyways to help strengthen your uterine lining, why not freeze it? Both a healthy and delicious snack.
  5. Frozen mac & cheese. A good combination of tastiness and calories to fatten you up before pregnancy.
  6. Frozen broccoli. A good source of Folic Acid!

*Disclaimer: The IVF FET diet was created by a “doctor” with limited or no medical background, training or medical degree. Use at your own risk.

Dec 19

Parties with your friends sure have changed.

Once upon a time, the night ended with Mikey drinking too much and puking in your garden, and now the party starts at 2:00pm and ends by 4:00pm to coincide with baby nap time.

And then all the first birthday parties begin.

You and your husband arrive to a bunch of toddlers running around. Alcohol is minimal, if any, and there are heart shaped cookies for snack. You would have had a piece of birthday cake but you were turned off by the sight of your friends bottled breast milk sitting beside it.You can no longer have a conversation with your girlfriends without talking about breast pumps, strollers or dirty diapers. And they don’t talk to you about it. They are talking to your other mommy friends and you just stand in the corner, pretending to listen. Your daddy friend, Billy, who once ran naked through your street on a dare, now says words like “milky milk,” or asks “what sound does a doggie make?” or “who has a dirty bum bum?” You friends all chase after their kids or are busy reading a story about a cat and a furry bunny. Out loud. You all sing happy birthday to the birthday girl with a baby squeaky voice, and then politely clap and giggle as she throws cake in her face.

If you want to change the subject, try talking about your latest IVF cycle or how embryos were removed from your uterus last week. Perhaps, your mommy friends would be interested in your latest cervical mucus discovery or that your temperature was slightly higher this morning, making you feel somewhat happier. And please don’t make us hold your baby because we really want to but we’re tempted to steal it.

Happy 1st birthday.

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