Education and Awareness, General, Patients, Women's Health

Managing the beast: How diet and exercise can positively affect PCOS

By Lauren Hasz, Healthline.com Writer It is challenging not to panic when a doctor delivers a diagnosis of PCOS. Perhaps you and your partner have decided that you want to start a family, but this diagnosis sounds like an added layer of complication that you don’t want to interfere with conception. Perhaps you are currently immersed in… Read More Managing the beast: How diet and exercise can positively affect PCOS

Advocacy, Education and Awareness, General, Infertility Survival Kit, Infertility Treatment, Patients, Technology

NIAW14 Facebook Cover and Social Media Images for You

I was on a call last week with one of my favorite infertility warrior friends, Candace.  She is so feisty and fierce and I just love chatting with her about infertility advocacy.  You probably know her as one of the top bloggers in the Infertility Survival Kit, Our Misconception, or MTV’s True Life Series, I’m… Read More NIAW14 Facebook Cover and Social Media Images for You

Advocacy, Education and Awareness, Patients, Women's Health

Ice My Eggs Tweet Chat – October 20th

Fall reminds me of cool weather, pumpkins, the leaves turning and the color pink for breast cancer awareness month.  Everywhere we go, we see pink which provides as an amazing opportunity to educate and bring awareness about breast cancer and also the link that any cancer, including breast cancer can have on the infertility community. … Read More Ice My Eggs Tweet Chat – October 20th

Education and Awareness, Infertility Survival Kit, Infertility Treatment, Mind & Body, Patients, Tools & Apps

Girlfriend’s Survival Guide: Why journaling helps?

Have you ever noticed how many people are blogging or have special Facebook and Twitter accounts that are dedicated solely to their infertility journey.  Why do you think that is?  Maybe because blogging is a public form of journaling AND journaling is proven to help reduce stress.   I can totally understand if you don’t want to… Read More Girlfriend’s Survival Guide: Why journaling helps?

Advocacy, Education and Awareness, Infertility Treatment, Patients

Girlfriend’s Survival Guide – Infertility Insights: Lessons Learned, Voices Shared Bonus eBook

I have often thought about how many life lessons I learned in a relatively short period of time on my infertility journey.  I look back on the times in my life that were the most challenging and I recognize that those times are also what I credit to the strength and courage that I have… Read More Girlfriend’s Survival Guide – Infertility Insights: Lessons Learned, Voices Shared Bonus eBook

Advocacy, Announcements, Education and Awareness, General, Guest Blog Posts, Infertility Treatment, Professionals, Women's Health

Pregmama Works to Develop Therapy to Prevent Infertility

I am personally very excited to share this with the My Hopeful Journey community because this research could be significant for women, like myself, that were diagnosed with infertility very young, or frequent miscarriages and birth defects. Many women in this community have had to deal with both the pain of infertility and pregnancy loss.… Read More Pregmama Works to Develop Therapy to Prevent Infertility

Advocacy, Announcements, Education and Awareness, Infertility Survival Kit, Infertility Treatment, Media, Patients

MTV’s True Life: I’m Desperate to Have a Baby, Documentary on Infertility

MTV True Life series airs this Sunday, July 28th at 3 PM featuring two couples infertility journey and their struggles to build a family in an revealing documentary, I’m Desperate to Have a Baby.  One of the couples, Candace and Chris of Ourmisconception Blog bravely go in front of the cameras and allow their journey to be revealed for all… Read More MTV’s True Life: I’m Desperate to Have a Baby, Documentary on Infertility

Announcements, Education and Awareness, My Hopeful Journey News, Patients, Professionals, Tools & Apps, Women's Health

IVF4U Now Available and has My Hopeful Journey’s Fertility Organizer

Summer is turning out to be HOT HOT HOT  for My Hopeful Journey.  Our first corporate partner, Dr. Dixon – First Steps Fertility,  launched the IVF4U iPhone app that includes My Hopeful Journey’s fertility organizer and it hit #1 in iTunes medical category on July 11th.   I started working with Dr. Dixon’s staff at First Steps Fertility early this year to… Read More IVF4U Now Available and has My Hopeful Journey’s Fertility Organizer