Now that you are pregnant, you must be careful to ensure everything you eat will assist in
the growth and development of your baby. Here’s a list of foods that are best avoided during
Many couples struggling with infertility experience some amount of depression and anxiety
during the holiday season. Having to answer the same questions over and over again (When
are you planning to have a baby?) can lead to awkwardness and pain. So, how do you make
it through the holidays without feeling stressed out? Here are a few tips for a Happy Holiday
while Struggling with Infertility:
Minimal Stimulation IVF is an innovative treatment option that offers new hope to people suffering with fertility problems. This ingenious protocol combines low-dose hormones with oral medications to obtain a similar number of high-quality eggs as a conventional IVF procedure, but at a fraction of the cost and with less discomfort to the patient.
Your body and mind undergo dramatic changes during pregnancy. Some of these changes are caused by the growth of your baby while others are caused by hormonal changes within your body and the emotional ups & downs that you will undoubtedly experience as you prepare to welcome new life into the world.
If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, taking the time to process all the information and making decisions regarding the preservation of your fertility is very crucial.
A fibroid is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor that grows inside or on your uterus. Fibroids can negatively affect your fertility and the likelihood of achieving pregnancy. They commonly occur during the childbearing years and as much as 80% of women will have developed uterine fibroids by the time they are 50 years old.
PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is a hormonal disorder that affects 1 out of every 10 women during their childbearing years. It can cause irregular menstrual cycles with prolonged bleeding, unexplained weight gain, excessive hair growth, acne, and infertility.
Not being able to become pregnant when you are ready to start a family can leave you feeling bewildered (Why can’t I get pregnant?) and depressed (Why me?). Sometimes, irregular periods or painful menstrual cramps may be a sign that you might have infertility issues, but often there are no signs except that your attempts to get pregnant are unsuccessful.
You may be pleasantly surprised to learn that sunshine can boost your fertility! According to research studies, spending more time in the sun improves fertility in both men and women. In some cases, increase sunlight exposure can boost a woman’s fertility by as much as a third and women may be 35% more likely to have successful IVF treatment. As for men, sperm activity is twice as much in the summer months (July and August) as compared to January.