What Is A Rainbow Baby & What Is Rainbow Baby Day?
MISCARRIAGE | PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

What Is A Rainbow Baby & What Is Rainbow Baby Day?

Before I experienced a miscarriage, I had no idea what a “Rainbow Baby” was. However, after experiencing recurrent pregnancy loss, the term took on an important meaning in our family. A “Rainbow Baby” is a baby that is born after a miscarriage, stillbirth or after the loss of an infant. Many people refer to them…

Why I Share About My Miscarriages & Why You Should Find An Online Community
MISCARRIAGE | PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Why I Share About My Miscarriages & Why You Should Find An Online Community

In 2019, I experienced three early-pregnancy losses and was diagnosed with recurrent pregnancy loss due to unexplained secondary infertility. (You can read more about that here.) Last year, in 2020, we finally had our triple “Rainbow Baby” and yet, I still talk about our miscarriages and post about them on Instagram. Why? Well, simply put,…

Unexplained Secondary Infertility – Revelations I Had On My Journey
MISCARRIAGE | PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Unexplained Secondary Infertility – Revelations I Had On My Journey

During 2019, I had three miscarriages. Doctors couldn’t tell us the reason for our losses, and since we had a daughter who had been born in 2017 without complications, we ended up with the diagnosis of unexplained secondary infertility. According to the World Health Organization defines secondary infertility as “[w]hen a woman is unable to…

My Favorite Fertility Products For Trying To Conceive
PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

My Favorite Fertility Products For Trying To Conceive

Trying to conceive can be a difficult journey. However, these fertility products may make the journey just a little bit easier. Before we get started, there are a few important things that I need to mention! DISCLOSURE: Please note that many of the brands that I mention below are brands that I have previously collaborated…

Trying To Conceive After Miscarriage: Things I’ve Learned
MISCARRIAGE | PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Trying To Conceive After Miscarriage: Things I’ve Learned

In January of this year, I had a missed miscarriage and a D&C. (Read my story here.) This month, we started the process of trying to conceive after miscarriage. After I had my miscarriage, I was very passionate about not letting other women suffer through the aftermath of their loss alone. With that in mind,…

Trying To Conceive – 3 Things A Woman DOES NOT Want To Hear
PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Trying To Conceive – 3 Things A Woman DOES NOT Want To Hear

Trying to conceive can be an agonizing time for a woman. You track your cycles, watch your body for any possible symptom of pregnancy, and wait from the time you might have been fertile until the time comes to test. As the days tick by, you cross your fingers that your period doesn’t come. And, the…

Trying To Conceive – We Were Nervous To Tell People
PREGNANCY | TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Trying To Conceive – We Were Nervous To Tell People

When my husband (then boyfriend) and I got pregnant with our daughter Graci, it was after a month of halfheartedly-it-will-never-happen-anyway trying. We were both struck by baby fever and wanted a baby, so we threw our hat in the ring for one month. The timing wasn’t the greatest but nonetheless, we were super happy to…