Infertility and Fertility Issues - Clomid Pregnancy

babyMed provides fertility and infertility information and tips to couples trying to get pregnant. We also provide fertility tools to improve your chances of having a healthy pregnancy. ... read more »

Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFCs): Common Chemicals and Pregnancy Safety

Perfluorinated chemicals, also known as PFCs, are used in so many everyday household items it's almost impossible to avoid exposure. They're in food packaging, pesticides, and personal care products as well as carpets, clothing, and upholstery. ... read more »

Trying to Get Pregnant But Having Trouble

Trying to get pregnant but having trouble? When infertility problems leave a couple without the ability to conceive a child of their own, there are options for parenthood that will bring that little joy home. ... read more »

Too Many Infertile Black Women Overlooked

Infertility affects women of all races, every socioeconomic situation, every culture and religion. Most of the research being done on infertility in the US, however, involves affluent white couples. ... read more »

Thoracic Endometriosis Syndrome and Infertility

A small study from researchers associated with Chaim Sheba Medical Center shows an association between TES, pelvic endometriosis and infertility. TES is also known as thoracic endometriosis syndrome. ... read more »

Effect of IBD on Fertility and Breastfeeding

Patients treated for IBD often have questions about the effect of treatment on fertility, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Researchers from Spain recently examined this issue and published the subsequent report in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. ... read more »

Fertility Awareness: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

We have been trying to conceive for a long time, but can't get pregnant. Why? Getting a fertility test is recommended to determine the cause of why you can't get pregnant ... read more »

Anovulation: Not Ovulating- An Overview

Anovulation refers to a condition in women in which an egg is not released from the ovaries. It is the #1 cause of female infertility. ... read more »

Functional Vaginas May Bring Fertility to Girls Born Without

With Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH), girls are born without vaginas. ... read more »

Endometriosis Cellular Could Lead to Speedier Diagnosis

This discovery could signal the beginning of speedier diagnosis and improved treatment for endometriosis, which is painful and often misdiagnosed. ... read more »

Sperm Perfusion and Intrauterine Insemination in Non-Tubal Infertility

Researchers from The University of Auckland in New Zealand recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction comparing pregnancy rates between sperm perfusion and intrauterine insemination in women with non-tubal infertility. ... read more »

Common Cause of Female Infertility and High Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A recent study indicates there may not be a cause-and-effect association between infertility and ovarian cancer but a common cause instead that leads to both. ... read more »

Is Female Usually Responsible for a Couple's Infertility?

Is female infertility usually responsible for a couple's infertility? ... read more »

Ovulation Induction Treatments and Incidence of Breast Cancer

Infertility and usage of infertility drugs in general are not associated with increased risk for breast cancer but for infertile women treated with clomiphene citrate, breast cancer risk is elevated. ... read more »

Ovarian Reserve Tests for Fertility

Which blood tests are usually done during infertility workup? ... read more »

Iron Intake Diet and Risk of Ovulatory Infertility

Consumption of diet with iron supplements and nonheme iron from other sources may decrease the risk of ovulatory infertility. ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Emotional Baggage

With the holidays coming up, I knew there was going to likely be some kind of get-together with my step-sons. This was a real problem for me because I was still very resentful of their lack of support or compassion during my IVF fundraiser.  ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Moving Forward

I've found it's always best to trust one's intuition. It rarely leads you astray. I've had strong feelings before about whether or not I should do something, and they've always proven to be correct. Intuition is a powerful thing. Everyone has it.  ... read more »

Eating Disorders May Cause Fertility Problems

Eating disorders are beginning to affect young women and men very early in life. These issues definitely have an impact on their physical health, but for women, they have an even more serious consequence. ... read more »

What Does Being Clinically Infertile Mean?

The word infertile has become synonymous with an inability to conceive – for both men and women. When my wife was told she was infertile my world crashed down. ... read more »

Cinnamon May Help Treat PCOS

Adding cinnamon to the diet may be an effective treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

Your guide to infertility – learn about problems getting pregnant, diagnosis, and treatment. ... read more »

Shift Work May Affect Fertility

Shift work may increase a woman's risk for fertility and menstrualproblems, according to new research. Researchers found that women who performed shift work had a 33 percenthigher risk for menstrual issues and an 80 percent higher risk forfertility problems. ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Getting Ready for Pregnancy (Part 16)

Knowing my IVF treatments were going to start soon, I decided it was a good idea to get my body into the best shape possible for being pregnant and sustaining a pregnancy. ... read more »

Signs and Causes of Infertility in Women

Though pregnancy happens in about 80-85% of couples within one year of trying, in about 15-20% of couples it takes longer than one year. ... read more »

No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant?

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. ... read more »

Study Suggests BPA Linked to Miscarriage

Bisphenol-A (BPA) has been the subject of much study lately. This industrial compound is in the urine of almost all Americans and it's nearly impossible to avoid. It lines the cans of canned foods, is part of plastic wrap and many containers made of plastic. ... read more »

Androgen: Male Hormones

Androgen, or androgenic hormones, is normally produced in both men and women though their presence is usually much higher in men. Increased levels of androgen may lead to fertility problems in both men and women. ... read more »

Anovulation: Why Am I Not Ovulating?

Anovulation, or not ovulating, is the #1 cause of female infertility and usually leads to infertility and menstrual cycle irregularities. ... read more »

How Infertility Affects the Female Identity

Throughout the ages, women, especially newly married women, have been bombarded with the same questions: When are you going to start a family? What are you waiting for? I want grandchildren; when will you give them to me? What's wrong with you that you? ... read more »

New Cancer Drug Can Help Stop Infertility

Though not every cancer survivor becomes infertile, it’s common enough for researcher to construct a new treatment that will hopefully be much gentler and give women a greater chance to convince after going through cancer treatments. ... read more »

Tubal Reversal Surgery Preparation

If you want to get pregnant after a tubal ligation, you can have either a tubal reanastomosis or tubal reversal surgery or get pregnant with IVF in-vitro fertilization. ... read more »

Will Clomid Treat Your Infertility?

If you and your partner have been trying to have a baby for a while, you’ve probably tried calculating your ovulation carefully. ... read more »

Egg Donation Pregnancy Risk the Same for All Age Groups

There are significant pregnancy risks for women over the age of 50 who use assisted technologies to achieve pregnancy, though the risks are no greater for women over 50 than women under 50. ... read more »

"Biggest Loser" Contestant Hopes to Conquer Infertility

Season 15 of The Biggest Loser premiered on NBC on Tuesday,October 15. One of this season's contestants, Marie Pearl, wants a babyso badly she's willing to take the grueling challenge on TV for all the world to see. ... read more »

My Infertility Journey: Acupuncture (Part 5)

After a year of tracking ovulation with extreme precision and no results, I decided to try a different tactic. I've long been a fan of acupuncture. I got it once a week for two years straight to help me with relaxation in my mid-20s. ... read more »

Ovulation Induction Management of PCOS

Among PCOS patients who are overweight or obese, weight loss is the most physiologic method of inducing ovulation. ... read more »

What is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as someone who can not get pregnant within a 12 month time period. ... read more »

Womb Transplants Becoming Viable Reality in Sweden

Nine young women in Sweden recently received uterus transplants in ground-breaking surgery that may allow them to bear children. ... read more »

Uterine Tissue Grafting and Spontaneous Conception

Cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, often leave women sterile. In Italy, a woman was given the chance to conceive and give birth naturally via ovarian tissue grafting. ... read more »

Restorative Medicine, Endometriosis and Restored Fertility

Growth of endometrial tissue on external reproductive genetalia can result in extreme pain and infertility. Surgical removal of the endometrial tissue can reduce pain, but post-surgical therapy is needed for optimal recovery and outcome. ... read more »

PCOS Impact on Reproduction

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is often associated with impaired fertility. Patients may suffer from reduced or absent ovulation, irregular menstrual cycles and difficulty conceiving as a result. ... read more »

First Cycle Poor Response and IVF Cancellation

Multiple fertility treatments are available for women facing infertility. Finding the right treatment reduces the overall cost and improve outcome. Clinical studies aim to aid fertility doctors in choosing the right treatment for select groups of women. ... read more »

The Role of Bacterial Agents in Infertility

Researchers suggest infertile women be tested for multiple bacterial agents, especially Chlamydia trachomatis, Ureaplasma urealyticum and Mycoplasma hominis. ... read more »

Fertility-Sparing Treatment with Megestrol Acetate

Patients with endometrioid carcinoma (endometrial cancer) may have a treatment choice that could spare fertility. According to researchers from the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Centre, treating patients with megestrol acetate could spare fertility, but recurrence rates must be monitored closely.  ... read more »

Infertility Causes - Women

There are many infertility causes for women, and testing is required to find out the reason for infertility. ... read more »

Subfertility: How Is It Diagnosed and Treated?

Subfertility generally describes any form of reduced fertility. If you have subfertility, it will take longer to get pregnant and you will encounter a prolonged time period of trying but not conceiving. ... read more »

Ovarian Function Testing

How do you test ovarian function? As part of evaluating a couple for infertility, many doctors test the ovaries to see if ovulation happens normally. This can be done in a number of ways. ... read more »

What Is The Success Rate Of Tubal Recanalization?

What is the success rate of tubal recanalization? This is a procedure, which successfully unblocks one or both tubes in up to 90% of patients. ... read more »

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