Stephanie Rodriguez-Moser

Stephanie Rodriguez-Moser

Bio

Stephanie works as a clinician in an obstetrics department while dealing with secondary infertility, and that’s exactly as hard as it sounds. She is also a mom, wife, grad student, school board member, and writer of things. She loves her Instant Pot more than most people.

Stephanie Rodriguez-Moser Articles

Let’s talk about cost, ba-by!

Navigating IVF: The Cold, Hard Costs

So let’s talk about my experience with IVF and money. So much money.

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I was in excrutiating pain.

I Am The 1%, But Only Because I Had An Ectopic Pregnancy

I don’t mean the super rich 1% (if I did, this article would be a much happier one, listing all of the ways I was using my newfound wealth to ensure a Trump presidency never exists). Instead, I am part of the 1% of women whose pregnancies were ectopic or molar.

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The moral of this story is that early ultrasounds can vary wildly and that you should probably not do what I did by obsessively Googling things.

Navigating IVF: The Ultrasound 

In Navigating IVF, IVF Steph takes us on her journey through the wilds of fertility treatment.

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Image: Nicole Arbour YouTube

"Dear Black People," Nicole Arbour Does It Again

Recycling jokes about stereotypes isn’t funny. Misrepresenting appropriation isn’t funny. Throwing three sentences into a video about the struggle doesn’t make you immune from criticism or a good ally. This could have been amazing.

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TV no more!

5 Of The Best Podcasts Ever (Trust Me, I'm An Expert)

OK, I recognize that TV is actually having this moment with all the amazing original shows on streaming, and Making A Murderer has opened half the country’s eyes to the ridiculous horror of the American justice system and all. But every time someone posts about it, I just think, “Ugh, you would already know this had you obsessively listened to Adnan’s case on Serial.”

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Injections, pills — oh, and, fun fact, I shouldn’t use hand sanitizer while taking one of the pills. I’m not sure why — maybe I turn into a Gremlin?

Navigating IVF: ALL The Prep

Starting IVF requires a lot of phone calls and emails and waiting. And paper signing. My husband and I have signed so many things in the last week that I wanted to invest in one of those signature stamps.

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I woke up quickly when everything was over, and although I was told I should expect that I would feel weird, I felt pretty good.

Navigating IVF: Retrieval Day 

On the day before Valentine’s Day, I had egg retrieval. Nothing says romance like sticking a literal needle through the walls of your vagina, amirite?

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Back to the Future 10/21/15

GREAT SCOTT! Back To The Future... A Style Guide

Since a lot has changed from this morning, or even from a moment ago at 4:28pm, we here at Ravishly thought it would be helpful to provide a guide to fashion in this new era. Here are some dos and don’ts for this exciting new time to be alive:

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This year, we are moving into uncharted territory. And I’m going to take you with me.

Navigating IVF: How We Got Here 


In Navigating IVF, IVF Steph takes us on her journey through the wilds of fertility treatment.  

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At this point, I kind of feel like I need to clone myself and buy 12 of everything and win the lottery before October.

I'm Pregnant With Twins And Google Has (Too Much) Advice

I'm pregnant with twins. To help make me more prepared, I turned to Google, as you do. It’s been… educational.

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