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

Questions to Ask Your Fertility Clinic and Doctor

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Are you suffering from infertility problems? It is important that you understand this: you are not alone. Even the healthiest couples can take several months to conceive. The diagnostic criteria for infertility require 6 months of trying for couples over the age of 35, and 12 months for trying for those who are under 35. … Read More

Stress-Free Activities When Trying to Conceive

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If you are trying to conceive, you may feel extreme stress – both you and your partner. This is true especially when a couple has tried to get pregnant for a while but to no avail. However, it is still important to manage stress when trying to conceive, and this is for both your health … Read More

Fertility and Sunscreen: What You Need to Know

Fertility and Sunscreen: What You Need to Know

During the summer, you often hear someone saying, “Don’t forget to apply sunscreen!” There is a whole generation of women and men who were taught to apply and spray it on generously to protect their skin from the harmful effects of UV rays. Sunscreen, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, prevents sunburn and reduces … Read More

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