Infertility Christmas
Stories

A letter to the strong women in the midst of an incredibly hard, yet conquerable infertility journey during Christmas.

Dear Infertility Warrior,

Not being pregnant at Christmas when it seems like everyone around you is – and you were hoping you would be too – sucks. A few months ago, you secretly thought about the outfit you could wear on Christmas Eve that would accentuate your tiny bump. You didn’t book that skiing trip because skiing in your second trimester would be too dangerous. You didn’t join your colleagues to drink mulled wine and eggnog because maybe, just maybe, there was a tiny embryo inside of you.

If this is something you can relate to, please go to your closet and pick out your most sparkly outfit. Wear it either to a Christmas party, Christmas Eve dinner, or to seduce your man for a round of hot, non-pregnancy related Christmas sex. Why? Because you are awesome just the way you are, and that needs to be celebrated.

You may think: Celebrating when you’re not pregnant? When everything you want right now seems out of reach, out of your hands? When you feel you’re doing everything right, and this one thing you want more than anythingstill isn’t happening?

Yes. Not despite it, but because of it. Not having things fully under control can sometimes help change our perspective, and that can be quite liberating. It can free you from old beliefs and make way for something new.

Oh, and don’t forget to wear that pair of high heel stiletto pumps. Because next year, when you’re pregnant, no way your swollen feet will fit into them.

Your
Silvia

You might also like...

Female hormones: What you need to know about reproductive hormones, the menstrual cycle, and fertility

When you’re struggling with fertility, one of the first places to look is your hormones. Certain vital reproductive hormones are in charge...

Silvia Hecher
January 17, 2024

Fertility blood test: Why does it need to be cycle days 2-5?

When you test your fertility with LEVY, you will always check your basic reproductive hormone levels (including FSH, LH, TSH, Prolactin, Estradiol,...

Lena
September 8, 2022

Forms of amenorrhea and fertility

Not getting your period is a condition called amenorrhea. It’s important for fertility because not having a menstrual cycle with monthly ovulation...

Lena
January 18, 2022

Fertility Foods for Women to Help You Get Pregnant Faster

How you nourish your body is key not only when you have a baby in your belly, but also to help prepare...

Kayla
March 22, 2022

10 Reasons IVF can fail and What to Do Next

Why IVF fail: Although in-vitro fertilization (IVF) can help many people who weren’t able to conceive naturally have a child, there’s unfortunately...

Lena
March 2, 2023

Iron: The secret ingredient for fertility?

Getting your daily recommended amount of vitamins and minerals is key to getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy. So, how does...

Lena
November 30, 2022

6 Interesting Facts About Ovaries You Might Not Know

Women have two ovaries which are located on either side of the uterus. They’re around 3-5 cm long – about the size...

Kayla
April 20, 2022

What your AMH levels can tell you about fertility

FSH, LH, estrogen, progesterone… If you’re struggling to have a baby, you’re probably becoming an expert on all things hormones. AMH is...

Lena
August 25, 2022

What to expect when testing your fertility with LEVY

If you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, it’s totally normal to feel frustrated. Why hasn’t it happened for you yet,...

Kayla
February 3, 2022

Anmelden

Ja, ich möchte mich kostenfrei für den LEVY Fertility Code anmelden und den LEVY Newsletter abonnieren. Ich erhalte auf mich abgestimmte Informationen und weitere Details zum LEVY Fertility Code an die angegebene E-Mail-Adresse.

[contact-form-7 id="371" title="Contact form 1"]