Leaning In to Friendship

Photo credit: @jennakutcher One of my favorite things to tell people is that I still have my two best friends from elementary school. I wear it as a badge of sorts – a badge of friendship, sisterhood, loyalty, and pride. This year we are all turning 50. Our lives have lo...

The Truth About Chocolate and Fertility

  Today is World Chocolate Day, and I can’t think of a better time to discuss one of my favorite foods. Yes, I love chocolate so much that I have been known to eat it before breakfast (with my coffee!). But, there are so many other great things about chocolate besides it...

Tackle Your Royal Pains

  Meghan Markle has yet to walk down the aisle at her star-studded nuptials, and already the tabloids are taking bets on her delivery date. Over in Kensington Palace, her future sister-in-law, Kate, is under the spotlight as she bonds with her little prince. Even Pippa Mi...

Making the Most of Mother's Day for the Aspiring Mom

  Mother’s Day for the aspiring mom is tough. When you’re trying to conceive, it can be painful to be reminded of your infertility. This particular holiday may be especially triggering because you are surrounded by advertisements and messaging on “motherhood bliss.” Inst...

Recommended Reading from FertileGirl's Health and Wellness Advisors

When I was trying to conceive, I found it helpful to read and learn more about fertility.  The words on the page empowered me to take control of the lifestyle changes that I could control.  For some, though, reading too much about fertility can be a stress and anxiety tr...

How to Not Ruin Friendships on Your Fertility Journey

I have seen relationships end or change due to one’s fertility journey.  Comments, questions, and advice from friends can feel like a punch in the stomach instead of the intended compassionate hug. For the woman going through it, there are daily triggers surrounding her ...

Why You Should Celebrate Goddess of Fertility Day

On March 18th, if you stare into the mirror hard enough, you may catch your tresses transforming into ethereal tendrils and your cheeks flushing with the radiance of a Botticelli painting. No, you are not hallucinating, you are channeling your inner Aphrodite, goddess of...

Rebranding The Mother

Four years ago, I was in my final months of business school, negotiating opportunities, and fixated on titles..   Two years later, as my son turned four months old, I chose to shift my work and lean into motherhood and did away with any title beyond Mother. I quickly re...

Be Mine:  Tips for Navigating Valentines Day When You're TTC

FertileGirl advisor, Lindsay Liben, gives tips on navigating Valentines Day when you are trying to conceive.

Bump Envy: Strategies for facing other pregnancies and babies when you are TTC

  Photography: Lauren Elle   You can’t stop seeing pregnant women and babies EVERYWHERE when you are going through a difficult fertility journey, but you can learn how to turn those painful triggers from a downward spiral of negative and toxic thoughts, that end with you ...

The Recipe for an Emotionally Healthy Thanksgiving

Spare yourself the second helping of guilt and shame, and instead, indulge in the delicacy of self-care.

Apply Now for the FertileGirl Fertility Grant

FertileGirl is partnering with CCRM NY and Baby Quest Grants to offer YOU a  fertility grant!  What's included: The grant includes a discounted rate at CCRM NY, as well as  $5,000 from the FertileGirl fam. To apply:  Fill out an application on the Baby Quest webs...