Category Archives: Babymaking

I’m Going To Be On TV Again

Remember that time I was on Ricki Lake? (I’m going to assume she wasn’t canceled because of me.) Anyway, guess what?  I’m going to be on TV again!

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Why I Never Thought My Fertility Treatments Would Fail

Author’s Note: If you’ve been reading Carriage Before Marriage for a while, you know my IVF odyssey wrapped up nearly a year ago.  Writing this post for mom.me gave me some closure.  I know how lucky I am to have my daughter, and we haven’t totally given up hope on a natural pregnancy to give […]

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Secondary Infertility

As a mom, there are a few questions I hate answering: When are you due?  Um, never, that bump is left over from the baby who’s now in preschool.  When are you going back to work?  I don’t know!  I’m not ready.  Are you planning to have another one?  Lady, unless you’ve got Kleenex in […]

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5 Things To Steal From The Hospital After You Have A Baby

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I just became an aunt (welcome baby Mila!) and seeing the pictures brought back a lot of cherished memories, like all the great “free” stuff I pocketed from the delivery room.  Here’s the best advice I could give my sister-in-law… Congratulations on your new baby!  I hope you saved room in your hospital bag, because […]

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8 Things Not To Say To Someone Trying To Conceive

Note: This is my first original post for Lifetime Moms.  My editor actually assigned me this topic (she gets me) and told me to be “unapologetic,” which I interpreted as cranky.  Enjoy! I’m not technically infertile, just over the hill. If you saw me in good lighting, you might mistake me for 35, but you […]

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