The Stork Blog

The Stork OTC® Giveaway!

 

We are excited to be working with several bloggers who are willing to share either their own personal stories, or sharing another’s story on the struggles of trying to conceive. The bloggers were so excited to spread the word about The Stork OTC and to let all of their followers know that we are giving […]

DIY Spa at Home

We all know that trying to conceive can become quite stressful, especially when it takes longer than you ever thought it would.

Follow these easy tips that will help you to feel relaxed and to feel pampered (and share with others). Spring is here and it’s time to revive our skin and our senses. Relax and […]

Fertility Sights and Events around the World

Get your passport ready! Our Team has spent weeks researching the World’s top destinations for fertility!

 

The Cerne Abbas Giant 

 In the UK there is a large white chalk carving of a naked man. The carving is 55 miles high and 51 miles wide on the hillside of a village named Cerne Abbas (in the county of […]

Low Sperm Count? Motility Issues?

Fertility Q&A with Dr. James Goldfarb
What defines low sperm count, and what are common motility issues?
The current thinking is that a fertile sperm count can be as low as 15-20 million sperm per cc. Motility issues can be of two types. One is a low percentage of motile sperm (generally considered to be less than […]

Top Ovulation Questions Answered by Dr. James Goldfarb, M.D.

How many days is a woman fertile each month?

In general a woman may be fertile for as much as 4-5 days before her ovulation and 1 day after ovulation.

When is the best time during my monthly cycle to have sex?

The best time to have intercourse is just before ovulation.

Should we abstain from intercourse a couple […]

The Alkaline Diet and Your Fertility

We hear a lot of buzz about the importance of clean eating and organic lifestyles. Now more than ever, doctors, researchers, nutritionists, and even chefs and foodies are digging deeper into the foods we all consume to answer how different food combinations affect our bodies. Currently, about 6-7% of the US population has been identified […]

Why Exercise is Important in TTC

By Rena Altman and Renee Pacella, Founders of The Fit Cloud

Being in-tune with your body and your health is a priority if you are Trying To Conceive (TTC).

Exercise and weight management are part of a healthy lifestyle, and as a result, it is important to learn how they play a crucial role in a woman’s […]

7 Super Food St Patrick’s Day Recipes

 

Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Ingredients

1 cup cottage cheese

½ cup Sour cream

¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

1 (10 oz) package of frozen spinach thawed and squeezed dry

1 can artichoke hearts, drained about 1 ½ cups

2 cloves garlic (or more to suit your preference)

Instructions

Press the spinach between two plates to remove as much of the water as possible.

Whirl garlic […]

Old Irish Tales and Other Superstitions about Fertility

 

Moonstone- Moonstones are said to regulate ovulation, menstruation and to help to balance out emotions and aid in nurturing. Rose Quartz is used for love and fertility, while smokey quartz is said to increase fertility and even out sexual energy.  It is recommended to run them under cold water and picture all the negative energy accumulated […]

Top 10 Questions to Ask your Healthcare Provider if You Are Worried About Your Fertility

Did you stop using contraceptives and are trying to conceive? Is it taking longer than you anticipated (12 months of trying if you are under the age of 35, and 6 months if you are over the age of 35)? Are you beginning to question you and/or your partner’s fertility? If the answer is yes, […]

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