SGF offers the TTC community the following coping and thriving tips during these challenging times. We’re all in this together. Focus on what you can control. Eat well, keep up your exercise and other healthy habits, take breaks in the day for fresh air, and stay active, physically and mentally.
Category: Trying to Conceive
How far ahead can you plan for your next baby? Some people might have one child they’re breastfeeding while taking fertility drugs for the next one. But is this a good idea? Romper turned to board certified reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Andrea Reh, who sees patients in SGF’s Arlington, VA office,
Individuals and couples who are struggling to conceive often feel pressure from friends, family, and even strangers when it comes to having kids. Well-meaning loved ones can say something innocently, but it can come across as insensitive. Even a seemingly innocuous question can be misconstrued as intrusive. Dr. Desireé McCarthy-Keith,
There’s a lot of crazy advice out there, most of it being unsolicited advice from well-intentioned friends and family. Everything from standing on your head to only doing the baby dance during a full moon. The list goes on and on. SGF’s new fertility awareness campaign aims to reach people
Getting real about infertility can be hard for anyone, but when it comes to celebrities, the pressure is on. So, we applaud the celebrities who are talking about their journey and providing a source of inspiration and often a bit of comic relief when it comes to their family building.
For anyone who learned the ‘birds and the bees’ in their youth, the act of trying to conceive (TTC) probably seems like a very straightforward concept. However, our fertility specialists have learned that many of their patients have a different definition of what trying to conceive really means in comparison
“How do I get pregnant faster?” is a question that many women ask. The moment you decide you want to ‘start trying’ for a baby is also the moment you want it to actually happen. The popular website, The Bump, turned to SGF’s own Eric Levens, M.D., of Shady Grove Fertility’s Fairfax, VA office, for
There are many reasons women decide to have a child without a partner. You may have promised yourself that you would become a single parent by a certain age if you had not met the right partner. You may have been married and divorced without children and still want to
There are so many expectations, so many expectations and so many shocks, in this life. There’s the expectation that the universe understands and supports your plans. The expectation that good things come to good people. The expectation that your story will be normal, like your friends, your family, your neighbors,
Dr. Shayne Plosker, who sees patients in SGF’s Brandon, FL office, joined ABC’s The Morning Blend to answer questions related to age and how it can impact a woman’s fertility. Watch the full clip below. Host: This is something we talk about a lot on our show behind the scenes.