Top Things to Know About Your Fertility

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It doesn’t really matter when you want to be pregnant, but if you are entertaining the thought, then you might as well know certain things about your fertility. Growing up, not a lot of people got the chance to be educated on egg freezing, or the age you’re most likely to conceive – not even … Read More

5 Lifestyle Changes that Help Boost Fertility

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According to statistics, one in six couples struggles to conceive and in more than 40% of these cases the causes are unknown. If you are having a difficult time conceiving, these simple lifestyle changes can help improve your chances:   Be mindful of your weight. Being overweight or underweight can affect a woman’s fertility. If … Read More

Can Acupuncture Help With Infertility Issues?

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Getting pregnant might take a longer time for some women. There are different ways that help women get pregnant and one of those is acupuncture. You might have heard this somewhere else, but how true is this claim?   What is acupuncture? Before knowing if this alternative method can really help in fertility, let us … Read More

Stressors You Should Avoid When Trying to Conceive

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Have you ever heard someone say, “Just relax and you will get pregnant,” to someone who is having a difficult time getting pregnant? As insulting as that statement might sound, there’s some truth to it.   The Hypothalamus The hypothalamus, a gland in the brain, is responsible for regulating one’s appetite and emotions. It also … Read More

The Female Reproductive System and How It Works

The Female Reproductive System and How It Works

The female reproductive system performs several functions. The ovaries produce the egg cells which are then transported to the fallopian tube where it may be fertilized by a sperm. The fertilized egg moves to the uterus where the lining has thickened, responding to the hormones of the reproductive cycle. The fertilized egg in the uterus … Read More

Ovulation Signs You Need to Know

Ovulation Signs You Need to Know

Ovulation symptoms are not hard to notice. When you know what you should look for, you’ll be very surprised how easy it is. Everyone who’s trying to conceive wants to know when the actual ovulation day is. Ovulation is when the ovary releases an egg. When that egg is ovulated, you’d want sperm to be … Read More

What NOT to Do When Trying to Conceive

What NOT to Do When Trying to Conceive

Do you want to get pregnant? We mean, do you want it to happen right now? If so then you are probably already doing things that can improve your odds of conceiving. But did you know that there are also things that you should avoid doing? Here are some of the things that you should … Read More

A Quick Guide to In Vitro Fetilization

A Quick Guide to In Vitro Fetilization

In vitro fertilization is a procedure that is used to fertilize an egg outside a woman’s body and is done in a specialized laboratory. It is often considered when other methods of conception have failed. Other reasons for IVF are when the man has very low semen parameters or the woman’s fallopian tubes are blocked. … Read More

Here’s Why Women Should Consider Meditation

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Your health, as well as the health of your growing baby, are the most important things to keep in mind while you are pregnant. Despite all the changes that your body is going through, both physically and mentally, you want to be at your healthiest to provide the utmost best environment and start for your … Read More

Dos and Donts: Preparing for Fertility Consultation

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Dealing with infertility can be stressful, however, there are some things you should do to make your transition to your fertility doctor as stress-free and seamless as possible. Your fertility clinic might probably be very busy and while the staff is working relentlessly to ensure efficiency and accuracy, as with any type of medical care, … Read More