At the beginning of a menstrual cycle, several ovarian follicles begin to mature anddevelop in the ovaries under the influence of pituitary hormones.
What most woman don't realize is that when trying to conceive the single most important information is finding out if and when ovulation happens.
There are three different kind of twins: Dizygotic, Monzozygotic, Polar Body Twins. All dizygotic are dichorionic, and 2/3 of monozygotic are monochorionic.
Sexual intercourse and sex before and during pregnancy are essential when getting pregnant and trying to conceive. BabyMed helps you sort through all the information you need to know.
All your questions about infertility and how to get tested for fertility answered.
For many couples getting pregnant and trying to conceive is easy. However, for others getting pregnant can take a long time and they have to resort to reproductive technology.
Clomiphene Clomid is a medication to induce ovulation and then hopefully get you pregnant. Many women take clomiphene citrate (Clomid) and don't know what it does and how to take it.
Much advice is given about what to eat while you are pregnant. Even more advice can be found for what to avoid while you are pregnant. But what should you eat if you want to improve your fertility?
The three major causes of infertility covering over 80% of cases include ovulation problems, sperm problems, and fallopian tube problems, while 15% of couples have unexplained infertility.
Read here more about what is safe and what is not in pregnancy and while trying to conceive. Which activities and sports, which foods, which exposures can
potentially harm your developing baby?
"Am I Pregnant" and "Could I be Pregnant" is the #1 health question both in women trying to get pregnant and those not trying to get pregnant.
Current research has shown that the physical aspects of the human body
changes with the seasons and the weather. The optimal condition for a
functioning body is said to be 64 degrees Fahrenheit (18 degrees
Color blindness is an eye condition that affects how the patient sees
color. Pigments that detect color variations do not work properly
causing difficultly differentiating between certain colors or shades of
the same color.
Cystic fibrosis is a condition that can reduce overall lifespan.
Recent medical advances have prolonged life of patients with cystic
fibrosis and with increased lifespan come increased interest in the
implications of the disease on fertility and reproduction.
Rarely a morning goes by when I don’t brew two – yes two – pots of
coffee. Between me and my husband we drink coffee morning, noon and
night. There is a brief respite in the middle for some soda, water or
tea, but then we end the night with coffee.
With age, chances of getting pregnant through natural or assisted
methods grow smaller, so when is it time to let go of fertility hopes?
When the body reacts to glutens present in food antibodies are
released to protect against the perceived threat. These antibodies
attack the lining of the intestine and, over time, damage the lining of
the small intestine where nutrients and vitamins and absorbed.
Legalizing marijuana will inevitably be a reality across the United States within the next 10 to 20 years, but what about men who use legal marijuana right now? Will legalized marijuana affect male fertility?
Research completed in 2012 at Yokohama City University, showed that men may not be needed to produce sperm – sperm can be produced in a lab.
The healthier you are, the easier it will be for you to conceive. By
maintaining a healthy weight and eating right, your reproductive organs
will work the right way, as will the rest of your body.
Fertility treatments are viable options for many couples, but when
treatments are unsuccessful or too expensive, couples may turn to
alternatives to improve fertility, including holistic medicine,
acupuncture and travel to the most fertile places on earth.
Oncofertility is a term no one wants to hear, but it is a term some young men and women are faced with after an early-in-life cancer diagnosis. The term onco refers to cancer and fertility refers to the ability to conceive.
Embryo banking is an option for women facing fertility problems, but
women with cancer can also use the procedure to increase their chance of
having children after treatment.
For young women who’ve been hit with a cancer diagnosis, fertility preservation is a topic of much concern.
Not all men are created equal and that means not all men are comfortable
talking about fertility, sex, semen, vaginal/cervical discharge,
menstrual cycles and intercourse timelines.
A study showed that couples with high levels of PCBs have been found to take longer to get pregnant.
Getting pregnant is not always easy. Below are 15 effective ways on your way to improve your chances getting pregnant.
In some cases infertility is traced back to body weight. Being
overweight or obese can increase difficulty conceiving, so weight loss
may be suggested to patients with ongoing infertility who fall into the
overweight or obese classification.