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Rachel Gurevich
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Writer, editor, mother to four beautiful children
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  • Self-Employed
    Freelance Writer and Editor, present
    I'm a writer, editor, and creative writing instructor. I'm the fertility expert for About.com, where I write on all aspects of fertility and trying to conceive. I blog, I article, I poem, and I story. (In short, I write!) I'm a book author, and I've ghostwritten. I've also held a variety of editorial positions, including assistant editorial positions at magazines and development editing at a book publisher. Did I mention writing? Yes, I do that, too.
  • My Family
    Homeschooling, present
    Anyone who tells you that homeschooling isn't a full-time job is lying. Lying, I tell you! It is also a labor of love. What else beside love would compel anyone to have their children home all day, eating all day, making noise all day, at home... ALL DAY! Seriously, though, homeschooling is awesome. And all day.
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Rachel Bollinger
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Womb warrior and creative writer
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I share awesome links on writing, science and math, motherhood, birth, and fertility. Oh, and lifehacks and daily life inspirations, because I'm all about hacking my life... wait... that doesn't sound right.

My passion is helping women make informed and empowered decisions regarding fertility, pregnancy, birth, and beyond. I’m the author of three books: Birth Plans for Dummies (with coauthor Sharon Perkins), The Doula Advantage, and the FabJob Guide to Become a Doula. I also write about fertility for About.com. Besides the womb-warrior mission, I’m the mother of four children, a voracious reader, and gaga for all things writing.
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Besides working as a writer, I also homeschool my four children (two of which are three year old twins). And yep, I'm bragging about it. ;-)
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  • University of Pittsburgh
    Pure Mathematics, 1996 - 1999
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Yes, you do need to take precautions from Zika if you're trying to get pregnant.
If you're trying to conceive, this is what you and your partner must know about the Zika virus.
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What is a hostile cervical mucus, and how does it impact infertility? Get a definition and treatment options here.
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Are ovulation calculators/calendars accurate? What about Clomid calculators? Get an easy to use ovulation chart here + everything you need to know!
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We've come a long way, baby!
What is the meaning of in vitro? What is a test tube baby? Learn about the history and early controversy of IVF treatment.
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Plus, how many cycles do you really need?
Get IVF success rates by age, for women younger than 35 to women in their 40s. Also get success rates for IVF with donor eggs.
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Watch for these 7 essential ovulation symptoms if you're trying to get pregnant! (Plus, what to do if you don't have any ovulation signs.)
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It's not easy, trying to conceive. Here's how to cope...
Trying to get pregnant can quickly overwhelm you and take over your life. Here are 10 ways to take it back.
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Silent PID can harm your fertility without you experiencing any symptoms. But not all cases of PID are without symptoms.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) may lead to infertility and can be deadly. Learn the symptoms you need to know here.
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How long does ovulation last? What (and when) is your fertile window? And what are your real odds of getting pregnant five days before ovulation?
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Missed your period but the pregnancy test is negative? Here are 14 possible reasons this can happen...
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What you DON'T do can be as important as what you DO do.
Here's what NOT to do when you want to get pregnant. Could you unintentionally be sabotaging your chances for conception?
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