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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 can implant into the thickened lining and continue to develop. ... READ MORE

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. Here is an outline of the IVF procedures: Preparation for the IVF cycle include ... READ MORE

Summer Tips for Infertile Couples

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 your baby plans. There is no denying it – summer can ce ... READ MORE

Frequently Asked Questions – In Vitro Fertilization

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 about this procedure, so we have rounded ... READ MORE

Boost Fertility with These Simple Tips

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 a body mass index of less than 19 or over 30 may m ... READ MORE


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