Conception 101

Coronavirus and Trying to Conceive

March 13, 2020

These are tense times. On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. Next, one after the other, more big announcements filled Wednesday’s breaking news feed: President Trump banned travel...

My tubes are tied… will Mosie work?

February 11, 2020

We often get asked a very honest question…Can I use Mosie if I’ve had my tubes tied?  And the short answer is, unfortunately, no.  Mosie is an option for many people who find themselves facing...

Single and Ready to Start Your Family?

January 22, 2020

Many of us grew up watching animated fairy tales and rom coms where the male character would save the day and the happy ending was all about marrying Prince Charming. Today, the Disney animated princesses...

Is Mosie an IVF Alternative?

Is Mosie an IVF Alternative?

October 31, 2019

If you’re struggling with infertility – you should know that you are not alone. About 10% of American couples have trouble conceiving. A common thread we see from our Mosie community – and even with...

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Other Parental Recognition Laws

October 10, 2019

If you are planning to use a sperm donor, it’s good to know the laws in your state. Here’s an awesome article organized by the Movement Advancement Project and found on the Family Equality resources page that can help answer some...

Secondary Infertility, Dana's Story

Secondary Infertility, Dana's Story

September 24, 2019

When my son turned two years old, we’d been trying to conceive another child for nearly a year. I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t already pregnant, since it was so easy the first time. Every...

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Timing It Right

August 28, 2019
Unless you have a friend or family member who has been open about their fertility struggles, here’s what’s likely NOT on your mind during this exciting time: having to time intercourse, checking your cervical mucus, charting your ovulation, using an ovulation predictor kit. You might be thinking of baby names, or who your child might look like – not the real possibility of seeing a negative pregnancy test each month.