Is adoption an option ?

I always thought getting pregnant would be something natural, easy and quick, without big issues and without needing help in any way. I never thought about the possibility of having to try for several years, never thought of alternatives to naturally conceiving, nor did I think of the possibility that I could stay childless forever……

Sons only please

Endometriosis seems to run in the family, according to different research. When I look at my family, this seems to be true. My mom didn’t seem to have it though. She got easily and immediately pregnant as she planned and she never complained of having pain or discomfort during her period. (Unfortunately, my dearest mom…

Am I the only one left?

‘Am I the only one left?’ Have you ever asked yourself this question as well? When your best friend, your colleague, your cousin, your neighbour, … all get pregnant and have one baby after the other, I know it can be frustrating at times and I am currently going through quite a difficult time with…

Getting pregnant with endo: let’s talk about s*x

Because of my endometriosis, I know that my chances of getting pregnant the natural way are smaller than average, so I have been researching quite a lot about how we can optimize our sexlife to maximize our chances of having a baby. We want to do everything right, without (if possible) taking all the fun…

Too many pregnancy tests ? (nr 19)

I feel almost ashamed to write it down, but it’s true… I took the 19th pregnancy test today in 2 years time. It starts to feel a bit like a routine. In the beginning I would take every test together with my husband. But after doing that for 6 months (and 6 tests) I preferred…

The ABC of getting pregnant

`Since we have been TTC for so long, I hope our next BD will lead to no AF and me feeling PUPO, so I can take a HPT and maybe have a BFP after I POAS.` (For those of you, for whom this is just gibberish, the meaning of this sentence can be found at…

Can I get pregnant with endometriosis?

This is the question I asked myself since being diagnosed with endometriosis, March 2019… and probably this is also quite a popular question for many other women/girls with endometriosis. My husband and I have been trying for the past 2 years already and our wish to have a baby is bigger than ever before. The…