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Kelly Park

Kelly Park is the founder and editor-in-chief of FertilitySmarts. She is passionate about fertility education and shining light on the many ways people can become parents. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and a Master of Education degree in Educational Policy from the University of Alberta. She is a firm believer in the FertilitySmarts mission to help people get smart about their fertility.

Articles by Kelly Park


Ovulation Tracking Charts Ovulation Tracking Charts Ovulation Tracking Charts Ovulation Tracking Charts


Tracking ovulation with paper and pen? We've got charts for that.

Best Infertility Gifts Best Infertility Gifts Best Infertility Gifts Best Infertility Gifts


Thoughtful gifts for someone experiencing infertility.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Caro of The Cuckoo Mama Fertility Blogger of the Month: Caro of The Cuckoo Mama Fertility Blogger of the Month: Caro of The Cuckoo Mama Fertility Blogger of the Month: Caro of The Cuckoo Mama


Caro is a survivor, mom, advocate and our Blogger of the Month.

Finding Infertility Support Finding Infertility Support Finding Infertility Support Finding Infertility Support


Support is not one-size-fits-all.

Blogger of the Month: Kristen of Embrace Your Unicorn Blogger of the Month: Kristen of Embrace Your Unicorn Blogger of the Month: Kristen of Embrace Your Unicorn Blogger of the Month: Kristen of Embrace Your Unicorn


Embrace Your Unicorn is a supportive community of people sharing their unique stories.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Karen of Hilariously Infertile Fertility Blogger of the Month: Karen of Hilariously Infertile Fertility Blogger of the Month: Karen of Hilariously Infertile Fertility Blogger of the Month: Karen of Hilariously Infertile


This blogger and social media influencer needs no introduction.

Podcaster of the Month: Natalie Silverman of The Fertility Podcast Podcaster of the Month: Natalie Silverman of The Fertility Podcast Podcaster of the Month: Natalie Silverman of The Fertility Podcast Podcaster of the Month: Natalie Silverman of The Fertility Podcast
Blogger of the Month: Elisha Kearns of Waiting for Baby Bird Blogger of the Month: Elisha Kearns of Waiting for Baby Bird Blogger of the Month: Elisha Kearns of Waiting for Baby Bird Blogger of the Month: Elisha Kearns of Waiting for Baby Bird


She's interesting, she's endearing and she should write cards for Hallmark.

Blogger of the Month: Jessica Jones of Infertility & Life Blogger of the Month: Jessica Jones of Infertility & Life Blogger of the Month: Jessica Jones of Infertility & Life Blogger of the Month: Jessica Jones of Infertility & Life


Jessica writes about undergoing IVF and raising awareness about infertility.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Valerie of Eggsperience Fertility Blogger of the Month: Valerie of Eggsperience Fertility Blogger of the Month: Valerie of Eggsperience Fertility Blogger of the Month: Valerie of Eggsperience


Our blogger of the month is Valerie of Eggsperience & Eggology Club podcast.

The Importance of Sharing our Miscarriage & Infertility Stories The Importance of Sharing our Miscarriage & Infertility Stories The Importance of Sharing our Miscarriage & Infertility Stories The Importance of Sharing our Miscarriage & Infertility Stories


Sharing your story of pregnancy loss or infertility can be healing.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jennie of The Uterus Monologues Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jennie of The Uterus Monologues Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jennie of The Uterus Monologues Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jennie of The Uterus Monologues


This month's featured blogger is Jennie of The Uterus Monologues. The focus of her blog is recurrent pregnancy loss and what she has found...

Family Building with Reciprocal IVF Family Building with Reciprocal IVF Family Building with Reciprocal IVF Family Building with Reciprocal IVF


One couple's take on deciding to grow their family through reciprocal IVF.

Infertility Abbreviations & Acronyms Infertility Abbreviations & Acronyms Infertility Abbreviations & Acronyms Infertility Abbreviations & Acronyms


A list of the most common Infertility acronyms and definitions.

Fertility Blogger of the Month - Risa Kerslake Writes Fertility Blogger of the Month - Risa Kerslake Writes Fertility Blogger of the Month - Risa Kerslake Writes Fertility Blogger of the Month - Risa Kerslake Writes


Risa writes about her honest experience with infertility and the joys of parenting after.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jay Palumbo from The 2 Week Wait Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jay Palumbo from The 2 Week Wait Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jay Palumbo from The 2 Week Wait Fertility Blogger of the Month: Jay Palumbo from The 2 Week Wait


She's bold, she's funny, and she's here to advocate. Jay Palumbo from The 2 Week Wait is our blogger of the month.

Fertility Blogger of the Month: Our Misconception Fertility Blogger of the Month: Our Misconception Fertility Blogger of the Month: Our Misconception Fertility Blogger of the Month: Our Misconception


Our inaugural fertility bloggers of the month are the wife and husband duo behind the blog Our Misconception.

Luteal Phase Length and Getting Pregnant: Q&A with Dr. Natalie Crawford Luteal Phase Length and Getting Pregnant: Q&A with Dr. Natalie Crawford Luteal Phase Length and Getting Pregnant: Q&A with Dr. Natalie Crawford Luteal Phase Length and Getting Pregnant: Q&A with Dr. Natalie Crawford


What you need to know about luteal phase length and getting pregnant.

Fertility Blogger Directory: Here's How It Works Fertility Blogger Directory: Here's How It Works Fertility Blogger Directory: Here's How It Works Fertility Blogger Directory: Here's How It Works


Looking for the best blogs to follow? This is how our interactive list of top fertility bloggers works.

How Ovarian Reserve Impacts Fertility How Ovarian Reserve Impacts Fertility How Ovarian Reserve Impacts Fertility How Ovarian Reserve Impacts Fertility


The exact age when a woman can no longer conceive varies from woman to woman. Read more about ovarian reserve and fertility.

Best Ovulation Test Kits (OPKs) Best Ovulation Test Kits (OPKs) Best Ovulation Test Kits (OPKs) Best Ovulation Test Kits (OPKs)


Looking for ovulation tests? Here is what you need to know.

Implantation Calendar: What is Happening During the Two Week Wait? Implantation Calendar: What is Happening During the Two Week Wait? Implantation Calendar: What is Happening During the Two Week Wait? Implantation Calendar: What is Happening During the Two Week Wait?


Counting down to the day until you can take a pregnancy test? Here's what may be happening while you wait.

Q&A by Kelly Park


How do you block pregnancy, baby and parenting ads on Facebook? How do you block pregnancy, baby and parenting ads on Facebook? How do you block pregnancy, baby and parenting ads on Facebook? How do you block pregnancy, baby and parenting ads on Facebook?


Experiencing infertility or loss is hard enough without the reminders and triggers that seem to exist everywhere.If Facebook is pretty sure...

What are the differences between Clomiphene (Clomid) and Letrozole (Femara)? What are the differences between Clomiphene (Clomid) and Letrozole (Femara)? What are the differences between Clomiphene (Clomid) and Letrozole (Femara)? What are the differences between Clomiphene (Clomid) and Letrozole (Femara)?


Clomiphene (Clomid) and letrozole (Femara) are both medications that help induce ovulation. Clomiphene has been around longer and has been...

How long does Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) stay in your system? How long does Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) stay in your system? How long does Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) stay in your system? How long does Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) stay in your system?


Clomid remains in the body for a long period of time after taking the last dose. It takes five days for half of the drug to be eliminated....

When does implantation occur? When does implantation occur? When does implantation occur? When does implantation occur?


Implantation refers to the process where a fertilized egg becomes embedded in the uterine wall. This is considered to be the starting point...

Can you get pregnant from pre-ejaculatory fluid? Can you get pregnant from pre-ejaculatory fluid? Can you get pregnant from pre-ejaculatory fluid? Can you get pregnant from pre-ejaculatory fluid?


Before we get on to the answer, let's first understand what pre-ejaculatory fluid is and what its function is. What is pre-ejaculatory...

What are implantation symptoms? What are implantation symptoms? What are implantation symptoms? What are implantation symptoms?


When an egg is fertilized by sperm, an embryo is produced. This embryo travels to the uterus where it burrows into the uterine wall where...

Do ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) work for everyone? Do ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) work for everyone? Do ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) work for everyone? Do ovulation predictor kits (OPKs) work for everyone?


Before we get on to the question, let’s run through what ovulation is and what ovulation predictor kits are. What is Ovulation? The...

How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation? How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation? How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation? How long can sperm live in a woman's body after ejaculation?


The lifespan of sperm inside a woman’s body depends on the sperm itself as well as the surrounding environmental factors.A healthy...

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