Topic: fertility

Let’s Celebrate World Vasectomy Day With A Toast To The Snipped

Let's Celebrate World Vasectomy Day With A Toast To The Snipped

Hey everybody, it’s World Vasectomy Day! There’s still time for you to run out and get a card and some flowers for that special snipped guy in your life. When it comes to the penis, men are known to be, in general, sensitive about things that happen to it. Especially sharp things. So we at Mommyish want to give a big ol’ high five to all the dudes out there who have taken the leap and taken one for the team to make sure there will be no more babies from that particular Johnson. More »

I Come From A Long Line Of Witches And Even I Don’t Know If These Fertility Spells Can Get You Pregnant

I Come From A Long Line Of Witches And Even I Don't Know If These Fertility Spells Can Get You Pregnant

We talk about infertility and trying to conceive a lot here on Mommyish, so I’m not going to expound on that. It’s a serious topic that deserves respect and a degree of seriousness that I won’t get into here, because this topic is all about witchery and all these amazing ways I found on the Internet that say they can help you get pregnant. More »

Professor Warns Women To Get To Baby Making Before 35 Or Face Certain Doom

Professor Warns Women To Get To Baby Making Before 35 Or Face Certain Doom

Gird your loins ladies and gents, you’re about to be shocked and amazed. Did you know that a woman’s fertility actually DECREASES after age 35? I hope I didn’t cause any shock-related strokes, because this is totally and completely NEW NEWS, right? Well, it is if you’re professor Mary Herbert of the Institute for Aging and Health at the University of Newcastle, who wants to get the word out ASAP.

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Anonymous Mom: My Straight Friends Don’t Care About My Fertility Struggles

Anonymous Mom: My Straight Friends Don’t Care About My Fertility Struggles

Between the two of us, my wife and I, both introverts, have been lucky enough to create and sustain two very close and very strong friendships with two different and married heterosexual women. One of them started what I call “casually” trying in June – essentially the “Let’s throw the birth control out the window and see what happens” approach. The other one became pregnant in June after three months of somewhat focused trying – attempting to have intercourse on/around the days she was predicted to ovulate, according to her iPhone app. We are exceedingly happy for both of them and wish both of them happy, healthy babies. We have been cheering them on, supporting them, discussing babies with them, etc. And they try to do the same for us. More »

Scorned Hopeful Mom Sues Fertility Clinic After Her Partner Runs Off With Clinic Nurse

Scorned Hopeful Mom Sues Fertility Clinic After Her Partner Runs Off With Clinic Nurse

When it rains, it effing pours, especially for 44-year-old Po Leung who not only recently endured a miscarriage, but also the swift departure of her partner after an affair. To throw even more salt in the wound, Leung’s partner allegedly left her for the fertility nurse who had been over-seeing the couple’s path to conception — for three years. As a result, Leung is now wielding a hefty $400,000 lawsuit and believe me, you don’t want to get in her way. More »

Epic 52-Year-Old Grandmother Delivers Twins For Her Daughter As Gestational Carrier, No Sweat

Epic 52-Year-Old Grandmother Delivers Twins For Her Daughter As Gestational Carrier, No Sweat

Once upon a time, I thought mommy-daughter womb transplants were the ultimate mindfuck as I contemplated daughters using the uterus that they grew in to grow their mother’s grandchildren (follow that?). But 53-year-old Susie Kozisek didn’t even have to bother forking over her uterus as she just offered to actually carry her grandchildren for her daughter Ashley. No biggie! Chalk it all up to a mother’s need to help her children any way she can.

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