• Stop telling women who are trying to get pregnant to “just relax”

    27 days ago - By Today's Parent

    They say patience is a virtue, and nowhere is this virtue tested more than when you're trying to get pregnant. Back when I was trying to conceive for the first time, it seemed like everyone around me was sprinting toward the fertility finish line, announcing pregnancies on what felt like a daily basis. I, well, we - as my exhausted husband would attest-tried and tried, but the periods and negative pregnancy tests kept coming.
    On a day when two colleagues shared their pregnancy news in our morning meeting, a close co-worker joined me on a lunchtime walk. “Don't worry,” she said. “If it's...
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