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Top Things to Know About Your Fertility

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 the age when your fertility declines. In fact, some of us were never told what to do in case you can't ... READ MORE

5 Lifestyle Changes that Help Boost Fertility

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 you can lose or gain weight, it can help yo ... READ MORE

Stressors You Should Avoid When Trying to Conceive

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 regulates the hormones that tell y ... READ MORE

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

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 waiting in your fallopian tubes to fertilize that egg. So ideally, an intercourse should happ ... READ MORE


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