If you’ve been reading bits and pieces of this blog, or indeed any conception and pregnancy forum, you will have noticed quite a few acronyms! The TTC community do love their acronyms! Here are the ones that I have come across so far: AF Aunt Flo i.e. period BBT basal body temperature BD baby dance… Continue reading Conception and Fertility Acronyms – What Do They All Mean?!
In my last post about the Liebster Award, I wrote about being nominated by Someplace Strange (thank you!) and why my blog deserves this award. Someplace Strange had some questions for me, and here are my answers: Why did you start blogging? I wanted an outlet for my thoughts and a way to document everything that… Continue reading The Liebster Award
It can be very useful to test for ovulation when trying to conceive. This is because an egg only survives for 24 – 48 hours after being released. Ovulation Predictor Kits (OPKs) are therefore used to pinpoint ovulation. If I can see that ovulation is predicted to happen in the next day or two, it can… Continue reading Fertile Focus Ovulation Microscope Saliva Based Fertility Test
Well what a month it has been! I used cheap but useful (and hopefully, accurate!) Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK) urine strips and Fertile Focus‘ rather ingenious re-usable Ovulation Microscope Saliva Based Fertility Test. I really do believe that we identified when I ovulated this cycle and that we managed to do our best to conceive. Now begins the… Continue reading Pineapple and Pomegranate To Help Implantation
Remember how you used contraception with the thought that pregnancy was looming around every corner?! 😀 It turns out it’s not that simple! Every month, an egg is released. Once released, an egg only actually survives for between 12 to 24 hours if it is not fertilised. There’s only a small window each month during… Continue reading Do Cheap OPKs (Ovulation Predictor Kits) Work?
This Plus Size Mummy (ttc) is now an award winning blogger 😀 Thank you very much to Someplace Strange for the nomination! The Liebster Award was created to recognize and discover new bloggers and welcome them to the blogosphere. It is awarded by bloggers to bloggers with a following of less than 200. This award exists to… Continue reading Blog’s First Award!
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