At the beginning of a menstrual cycle, several ovarian follicles begin to mature anddevelop in the ovaries under the influence of pituitary hormones.
All your questions about infertility and how to get tested for fertility answered.
Women who are pregnant should start a daily exercise program even if they have not exercised prior to pregnancy.
Good eggs and low FSH on CD 3 are important to improve chances of a healthy pregnancy.
Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. This can lead to menstrual cycle irregularities (no periods, long or short cycles, irregular cycles).
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.
IVF in-vitro fertilization is defined as a procedure when eggs are removed from the ovary, fertilized outside the body and then implanted into the uterus.
If you have amenorrhea and you don't have a period and are not pregnant, then certain tests can be done to find out why you are not getting your period.
Where does a
woman turn when she’s too embarrassed or too scared to ask the most
intimate questions of her health care providers?
A study published in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
reveals it may be necessary to complete karyotype analysis in all
infertile couples. Research was completed at a reproductive center in
Zhengzhou City, China.
Researchers from The Academic Medical Center in The Netherlands
recently reviewed interclinic variations of natural conception in
subfertile couples using pooled and cohort data. The review was
published in the journal Human Reproduction.
Were couples trying to conceive really so focused on their goal that sex
completely takes over their lives? If so, is filling every possible
free moment with sex the best way to get pregnant?
Despite a worldwide increase in obesity and type 2 diabetes,
metabolic conditions that affect fertility, infertility rates appear to
be holding steady after 20 years, according to the World Health
There’s nothing worse than booking a vacation getaway to forget the
struggles of infertility only to find your cruise, resort or hotel is
packed with children. Relieving the stress associated with infertility
does not mean immersing yourself in a sea of children.
Infertility is a growing problem in the world. Researchers from the
University of Nottingham aimed to find out just how prevalent
infertility is based on age, socioeconomic status and geographic area.
Sex on demand in a relationship suffering infertility tends to be
initiated by the woman, not the man, though men rarely say anything
about it to friends, family or even his partner.
Yesterday I went to drug store to buy some "trying to conceive"
supplies. I don't know how I could have so easily forgotten all the
supplies it takes in order to get pregnant!
It is the circle of life (for human gossip). If you are dating (somewhat
seriously) family and friends will begin to ask "think you'll get
married?" And once you're married, next comes the "will you have kids?"
When you’re facing that final diagnosis of permanent infertility you may
ask yourself just how important it is to you to biologically father a
Trying to make a baby is an exciting time – at first. Early on in the process, you don’t necessarily expect to get it right the first time. You imagine, however, that after two or three months tops, your partner will be proudly displaying that positive pregnancy test.
When you’re trying to get pregnant with your partner, you’ll probably pay a lot of attention to the little things to boost your chances. You might eat certain things and avoid others, drink only certain beverages and plan the time of conception down to the second.
Infertility links from Amos Grunebaum, MD from 11/19/2011
Induction of ovulation is usually done with medications to help a woman ovulate and get pregnant.
Researchers at Indiana University recently published a study that claims
women feel less satisfied in the bedroom during IVF treatments. The
stress of IVF treatments is well documented.
Infertility is the prolonged inability to conceive naturally or
with assisted reproductive technology. Some couples wait years to seek
professional fertility help and then face months or years of treatment.
IVF treatment is an extremely emotional process, so preparing men and
women for the possible outcomes could help ease the stress and pain
associated with lengthy treatment protocols and failed pregnancies.
After years of trying you've finally been given the last shake of the head. Your chances of conceiving a biological child with fertility treatments have been exhausted and you have to start thinking about adoption as the best alternative.
Infertility had changed the people they used to be into these super
sensitive people who allowed their child to walk all over them.
Micro-IVF is a less expensive alternative to traditional IVF treatment.
Other names for the treatment may include eco-IVF or no-stimulation IVF.
Researchers are McGill University in Montreal, Canada recently published
a study in Human Reproduction about a possible link between preterm
birth and difficulty getting pregnant.