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Health and Wellness Infertility Not Your Mother's Podcast

Ep. 33: What To Do If You Are Having a Hard Time Getting Pregnant with Suzy Goodwin

What To Do If You Are Having a Hard Time Getting Pregnant with Suzy Goodwin PIN

What To Do If You Are Having a Hard Time Getting Pregnant with Suzy Goodwin

Suzy Goodwin is a former Guinness Book of World Record Holder and Triplet Mom of 4 kids under the age of 5.

She is a Christian, military spouse and owner of a marathon in 47 of the 50 states, including Boston, Chicago and NYC.

She hosts a podcast called “Run, Lift, Mom” where she inspires women, at any age to take control of their health through weight training and eating calories galore.

The Unspoken Topic

  • The infertility journey can be isolating because of the shame and guilt around not being able to do something your body is “designed” to do, mixed with a lot of grief throughout the process.

What We Cover

  • How to be proactive about your infertility.
  • How to get through the journey with your spouse.
  • What you can do if you are not having fertility issues, to better support people you know who are.

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Key Takeaways

  • The journey can put a strain on your marriage.
  • Bring in the tribe that loves and cares about you to talk about the feelings of frustration and sadness.
  • Before you decide to go through the fertility process, create a plan with set boundaries for what tests you are and are not willing to do.
  • Know when it call it quits BEFORE you get emotionally invested in the process.
  • If you are someone who does not have fertility issues, be a friend. We all know someone that is going through that. Be an emotional support system to those people. 
  • Have realistic expectations of the journey.
  • Sometimes infertility is unexplained and be OK with that.
  • Be proactive about your infertility by tracking your period for 4 months before seeing a specialist.
  • Sometimes big corporations cover infertility as much as 80%. Check with your provider to see how much you are covered.
 

Actionable Solutions

 How to Get Through Infertility With Your Spouse

  • Have heart-centered conversations.
  • Make a plan BEFORE you start any treatments.
  • What tests are you wiling to take?
  • How many months are you willing to try?
  • What is your cutoff point?
 

What To Do If You Think You May Have Fertility Issues

  • Try making a baby the good old fashion way for at least 8 months.
  • If you are still not getting pregnant, begin tracking your periods for 4 months.
  • Bring your period tracker into your doctor to provide “baseline data” for them. That will help tremendously.

 

 

 

Hardest Decision To Make as a Mom

  •  Leaving an organization she loved so much.

A-Ha Moment About Parenting

  • Every child is different. You hear it everywhere but it’s true. Her triplets prove it to be so.
 

Most Excited About

  • Connecting with entrepreneurs and collaborating with similar minds.
 

Suzy’s Gift

What To Do If You Are Having a Hard Time Getting Pregnant with Suzy Goodwin Freebie

 

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Mama Has a Minute 

  • Favorite form of self-care: Running.
  • Best parenting advice ever received: Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good.
  • Share your favorite parenting hack: Online grocery delivery service.
  • Recommend one product your children cannot live without: Baby wipes.
  • Share your favorite book and why: The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan because it’s the best book a Christian could read.
  • What motherhood means to you: Motherhood is raising the next generation to honor God. It’s wonderful and everything she wanted it to be.

 



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