How McDonald’s French Fries Can Help Your IVF Cycle

McDonald's French Fries are a tried & true IVF superstition -- take them on the way home for a little boost of luck!

There are very few benefits to suffering through IVF and infertility, in general. Like, pretty much none at all.

But, in the name of looking-on-the-bright-side, I’ve got a teeny, tiny, microscopic little benefit to share with you:

McDonald’s French Fries could increase your chances of getting pregnant. Continue Reading

5 Crazy IVF Superstitions (That Work!)

IVF is a crazy, unpredictable journey. Most of the process is completely out of your control – except for these 5 things. These are 5 easy superstitions and tricks you can try to improve your odds – they couldn't hurt!

Let’s be real for second: IVF sucks. In every way.

Sure, it’s a scientific wonder, and it’s amazing it even exists, and it’s helped thousands of people start families who otherwise wouldn’t have been able to (myself included). So, fine, it’s got that going for it.

But the worst part is, you can put yourself through all of the pain, agony, and expense of IVF, and it’s still not a guarantee.

So for me, when I went through it the first time, I researched everything — ev-er-y-thing — I could do to improve my odds. If it didn’t work, I wanted to know I’d done everything in my power to have the best odds possible. Continue Reading