Pregnancy Over 40, Trying To Conceive Over 40 Can Be Hard With Our MediaI found this great article about trying to conceive in a media obsessed culture which seems to be focused on which celebrity is pregnant and by whom, etc. etc. etc.
My site: www.getpregnantover40.com
These beautiful celebrities parade around in their cute "maternity wear" creating an image of pregnancy that none of us could ever obtain. While I was struggling with infertility, I would imagine what I would look like when I was pregnant. I planned out my maternity wardrobe and looked at all the cute baby stuff. I guess in some ways I was putting myself through unneccessary torture, but in other ways, I think it may have contributed to my success (i.e. visualizing what you want). I guess these media images allow us to live vicariously through others. Is that bad? I don't know, it's probably an individual thing. Here is one perspective on trying to conceive in a baby-crazed world:
Infertile in a baby-crazed world
What’s it like to not be able to get pregnant in a culture filled with “bump watches,” Hummer-size strollers and haute couture maternity wear? It’s hell, says writer Lynn Harris in Glamour's September issue. Here's why every woman should be wary of the new baby mania.
By Lynn Harris