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Learning To Cope With Pregnancy Loss

The joy of an impending birth can quickly turn to sadness when the family involved is faced with a pregnancy loss. A dream come true for many women, a miscarriage or other form of pregnancy loss can come as a devastating blow. First and foremost, it's important for you to know that you are not alone – a miscarriage occurs one in every five pregnancies. Whatever your circumstances, coping with a p ... READ MORE

5 Ways To Boost Your Fertility

When you're struggling to conceive, the odds seemed stacked against you, but there is always hope. Outside of closely monitoring your ovulation cycle and upping how often you have sexual intercourse, there are several things you can do to help boost your fertility naturally. Cut Down On The Coffee / Alcohol You may need that first cup of joe to get going in the morning and even enj ... READ MORE

What You Need To Know About Freezing Your Eggs

When it comes to fertility, oocyte cryopreservation has given women more power over their bodies than ever before. Oocyte cryopreservation, or “egg freezing”, is a process in which a woman's eggs are preserved for a future use. Whether you're concerned about your ever ticking biological clock or impending health complications, freezing your eggs is a viable way to ensure your fertility down th ... READ MORE

3 Foods To Avoid When Trying To Conceive

Trying to conceive? A healthy body is the first step to a healthy pregnancy, and upgrading your diet is a sure-fire way to help improve your chances of getting pregnant. If you weren't practicing clean eating before, there's no better time to start than now. While there's no scientific evidence that certain foods can or will make you more fertile, the experts do agree that there are foods that can ... READ MORE

4 Common Causes Of Infertility

For men and women with problems conceiving, the dream of becoming biological parents may seem just out of reach. While there are many reasons an individual may have difficulty getting pregnant, there is always hope. There are a few common causes of infertility that we at First Steps Fertility treat on a regular basis: Ovulation Problems Most causes of female infertility can be related to problems ... READ MORE