Category Archives: Trying to Conceive

Trying to Conceive with IUI

Women who are ready to start a family but have not conceived the natural way, would find terms like IUI and IVF to be familiar. IUI stands for intrauterine insemination and involves depositing sperm into a woman’s uterus in hope … Continue reading

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Shettles Method – planning to have a girl or boy

My elder child is a girl. So I used the Shettles Method (with the help of Clearblue ovulation kit) to plan for a boy. When I tested BFP (Big Fat Positive – a trying to conceive term), I waited a … Continue reading

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Teaching at home is a challenge

After that one and only successful session my husband taught our girl to write the number 3, she has refused to practice writing with my husband. 😦 A sign that everything is Mother’s job (not again!) Today I taught the … Continue reading

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Charting Your Basal Body Temperature

In an earlier post about planning for pregnancy, knowing your ovulation cycle was mentioned as one of the must-do.  https://chewingonit.wordpress.com/2009/07/06/pregnancy-should-be-planned/ Here’s a link on how you should chart your basal body temperature. I used Omron Basal Thermometer, which costs about $20 … Continue reading

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Pregnancy should be planned

Like many newly wed couples, my husband and I chose to let nature takes its own course on conceiving. A miscarriage a few months after our wedding changed my attitude towards conceiving. It taught me that I have to plan … Continue reading

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