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Fertility Blog by Illume Fertility

Everything you need to know about reproductive health, fertility testing, fertility treatment (like IUI and IVF) and how to navigate fertility challenges.

Pregnancy | Fertility Treatment | TTC | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 13th, 2024

Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore. Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore.

Fertility Basics | TTC | Video

By: Monica Moore, MSN, APRN
July 12th, 2024

Ask Monica is a Q&A video series hosted by Nurse Practitioner Monica Moore.

Fertility Treatment | TTC | Mental Health

By: Melissa Kelleher, LCSW
April 3rd, 2024

We all experience stress. But when you're dealing with the emotional roller coaster of infertility on top of normal life stressors, it can often feel downright overwhelming.

IVF | Egg Freezing | TTC | Nutrition

By: Jill Hickey, RDN
March 16th, 2024

When trying to conceive, you want to do everything in your power to increase your chances of a healthy pregnancy. By now, you've likely come across fertility supplements like CoQ10 and wonder if they're worth adding to your daily regimen. Here's what you should know.

Preconception | TTC | Nutrition

By: Jill Hickey, RDN
March 4th, 2024

Keto, Whole 30, paleo, cleanses, the Mediterranean diet...we are bombarded by a constant flow of new food fads each year. For fertility patients in particular, this can be stressful. If you're wondering how to find that one "perfect" diet for fertility, this guide is for you.

Preconception | TTC | Nutrition

By: Jill Hickey, RDN
February 26th, 2024

Navigating the plethora of prenatal vitamins on the market can be overwhelming. To help simplify the selection process and ensure you're getting the nutrients you need, a nutritionist offers research-backed tips, including what to look for in a prenatal vitamin.

Women's Health | Men's Health | Preconception | TTC

By: Linda Connolly, RN
November 14th, 2023

When you decide that you're ready to try to conceive a baby, it marks the beginning of the monumental transition into parenthood. Want to give yourself the best chance of getting that positive pregnancy test? Here's everything you should know about preconception health.

Pregnancy | Fertility Basics | TTC | Mental Health

By: Sierra Dehmler
October 16th, 2023

Ah, yes. Everyone's least favorite thing about trying to conceive: the dreaded "two week wait." Obsessively wondering if you're pregnant, documenting your symptoms by the hour, blowing through packages of pregnancy tests even though you know it's too early to test...it's a difficult time to navigate.