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Fertility Terms You Should be Familiar With

In 2012, in vitro fertilization (IVF) accounted for over 1.5% of all babies born that year. In the developed world, it is estimated that up to 5% of children have been born using IVF technology, and this percentage is expected to continue ... 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

Can Acupuncture Help With Infertility Issues?

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 first know what it is all about. Acupuncture is based on a T ... 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

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


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