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Why the Two-Week Wait Isn’t For The Faint of Heart

It was my 133rd two-week wait.

Photo by Daniel Jericó on Unsplash

One hundred thirty-three weeks I had been waiting, and this one after an IVF cycle was mainly kicking my butt.

If you haven’t heard the term before, a two-week wait is the period between ovulation and your period. It is both a dreaded and anticipatory time for women trying to conceive.



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Melissa Miles McCarter

Mommy who writes on the side about mental health, family, pop culture, feminism. Editor, — Find out more