Summer Tips for Infertile Couples

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Summer is an exciting time for most people but for some, it can be a particularly challenging time. For people struggling with fertility, summer can remind them of babies – at the beach, on vacation, cookouts, family parties, etc.   There are summer family reunions where relatives announce new pregnancies or some make inquiries about … Read More

Foods to Help Improve Your Uterine Lining

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You might be wondering if there are foods you can eat to build and strengthen the uterine lining to aid with implantation and ongoing pregnancy. The short answer is yes, but let us elaborate.   Healthy Fertility Diet If you are following a fertility diet with an emphasis on no overly processed foods, no processed … Read More

Body Fat: Is It Needed for Conception?

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With regards to fertility, both body mass and body fat play an important role. You may have heard from someone that people who are underweight or overweight are less likely to get pregnant. Let’s look more into this topic…   The Ideal BMI for Fertility When it comes to fertility, there is a weight range … Read More

Stress-Reliever Suggestions for Pregnant Women

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No one can avoid stress completely. Everyone does stress over different things in their life, but having too much stress is not good for you and your health, especially when you are pregnant.  According to research, stress during pregnancy can be connected to low birth weight and even preterm birth. The support you get from … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions – In Vitro Fertilization

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If you are having difficulties conceiving, you are probably considering IVF or In Vitro Fertilization. This assisted reproductive technology is a fertilization process wherein eggs are extracted and manually combined with a retrieved sperm sample in a laboratory dish. The embryo is then transferred to the uterus. You probably want to know everything you can … Read More

Boost Fertility with These Simple Tips

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Many couples struggle to conceive and in almost half of the cases, the cause is still unexplained. If you wish to have children, there are some lifestyle changes that you should do to improve your chances of conceiving: #01 – Lose (Or Gain) Weight Both being overweight and underweight can possibly compromise your fertility. Having … Read More

Common Causes of Male Infertility

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Infertility affects about 1 in every 6 couples. It is diagnosis given when a couple is unable to conceive in over a year. If the problem is in the male partner, it is called male infertility. Most people probably do not know it but male infertility actually accounts for approximately 30% of all infertility cases. … Read More

What NOT to Say to Same-Sex Parents

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According to the 2011 census, 64,575 is the number of same-sex couple families in Canada and that number has increased in the last 6 years. Given that figure, it is surprising how some people still say the strangest thing to same-sex parents. Even when such peculiar comments are meant well, they can still cause huge … Read More

Survival Tips for Single Parents

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Parenthood is challenging – being a single parent takes the word ‘challenging’ to a whole new different level. In fact, being a single parent might feel like the hardest thing you have ever done. However, we all know that having a child (or children) beats nothing – each trial and hardship is all worth it. … Read More

Infertility and Some of Its Common Causes

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1 in 6 couples are now being diagnosed with infertility and this fact can be pretty devastating. It is high-time to work to change how we manage and educate fertility health.   Infertility is an equal-opportunity condition, meaning both men and women can be the source of infertility. Great news: the majority of infertility cases … Read More