The Truth About Getting Pregnant Over 40

What to expect when you’re expecting when the miracle doesn’t happenThe age at which a woman becomes unable to conceive varies from person to person. We’re born with a finite number of eggs (about 200,000), and as the quantity diminishes every month, so too does the quality. They break down and start looking old, just like the soft skin around our eyes....more
GinaMcClendon Just FYI, I did find an IVF practice in the Boston area that had what I think is ...more

Stitch v/s The Crimson Tide

Warning: the following post is funny but it also contains TMI; read at your own risk. Ever since I hit my forties and encountered the funtimes that is perimenopause, my periods have been trying to kill me via exsanguination. I was always a gal who could bleed her some blood, but now it’s like the movie Carrie in my pants. It’s like Dexter lives in my uterus. It’s a nightmare, people. ...more
LMAO!!!!  Love it!!!  (I mean the laughter, not the pain).more

10 Misconceptions of Hormone Replacement Therapy

In the ten years I worked at Quality of Life Medicine in Northern California, I educated every patient about how Hormone Replacement Therapy  (HRT) works, what types of HRT was available, what the risks where for each type, what they could expect from the type of HRT they chose, and what their role was in successful hormone balancing.  HRT is not for everybody but it can be life changing for a lot of miserable women if done correctly.  Women don’t know they have a choice in HRT; some hormones are good, and others not so good.  In fact, most doctors don’t know there are H...more