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You gave up all the things you’d heard can decrease your chances - sushi, caffeine, glutens, dairy, alcohol, joy - and substituted them for all the things people told you could increase your chances: acupuncture, acupressure, ear candling, wheatgrass, colonics, standing on your head.
Carrie Friedman is the writer of the book, PREGNANT PAUSE: My Journey Through Obnoxious Questions, Baby Lust, Meddling Relatives, and Pre-Partum Depression. She has been published in numerous anthologies and publications, including Newsweek and the Los Angeles Times. She is currently working on her next book, about how after years of struggling with infertility, she welcomed two children in the span of ten months. (She is very tired, but not complaining.) Her website is: www.carriefriedmania.com
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