Category Archives: Treatments

This covers everything from surgery procedures like laps to infertility treatments like IVF and Lupron medications.

Pressure, Stuffiness, and Clog in Ears During Pregnancy?

One of the most annoying things in pregnancy that comes and goes for me is “hearing my own heartbeat” in my ears. It feels like I’m on a plane and the pressure is developing and I can hear myself talk, … Continue reading

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction / Diastasis – My Pelvic Pain from the Devil

Here I am totally happy with my pregnancy and suddenly at 34 weeks, came this pain from the devil. It was a regular morning yesterday and I took a shower, put on my L’occitane Ultra Hydrating Cream for prevention of … Continue reading

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Why Stress Causes Miscarriages in Pregnancy

I really don’t like writing about unhappy things but who does? I felt a need to write this piece to encourage and warn the women out there why it’s so important to keep happy during your pregnancy as your baby … Continue reading

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Gestational Diabetes Oral Glucose Tolerance Test – Why it’s not reliable!

My journey with testing for diabetes started in Week 24 of my pregnancy where they told me to do a 1 hour glucose test. There, I had to take 50mg of an orange soda like drink. However, they had me … Continue reading

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My Experience With CVS Chorionic Villus Sampling

As you read in my previous posts, my blood screening odds came out unfavorable in my “own” opinion as well as the doctors. They sent me to a genetic counselor. I felt awful being offered a “genetic counselor” actually. I … Continue reading

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Serrapeptase, Nattokinase, and Endometriosis

My journey to pregnancy has been documented in this blog with everything that I’ve tried and I’ve promised to provide more information on how I got pregnant, etc. One of the main lessons I’ve learned is that your body is … Continue reading

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We’re Pregnant!…With Endometriosis and Endometrioma

We’re Pregnant!

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Calculating Whether Your First Trimester Maternal Blood Screening Test Probability of Down Syndrome or Trisomy 21 / Trisomy 18

So you think your worries stop at getting pregnant? No way. The scary part comes after. Now that you have a precious little life in you,  you have to endure more tests. However, now you’re more connected with your body … Continue reading

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Drinks for Fertility and Treating Endometriosis, Endometrioma

I’ve made up some concoctions to drink while treating my endometriosis as well as getting pregnant. I’ve had these juices for a while now and they are super effective at shrinking those cysts and for those of you trying to … Continue reading

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Surgery for Endometriosis Actually Makes Your Case Worse

Ever since I was diagnosed with endometriosis, I was told it’ll be hard for me to get pregnant and doctors said the only way is to have surgery and remove the endo, etc. There was one doctor who said if … Continue reading

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