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.
According to research data compiled over 55 years, natural selection ismoving from short, stout women to tall thin women ' a change that couldhave global implications, according to researchers.
With Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH), girls are born without vaginas.
I am often asked by my patients 'How long should I wait after experiencing an early pregnancy loss or miscarriage before getting pregnant again?'
These six science-based ways to enhance fertility have proven track records for conjuring up babies.
Antimullerian hormone (AMH) is a hormone produced by ovarian follicles. The amount of AMH directly reflects level of fertility in women. If AMH is too low, it may be hard to conceive.
Many women are seeking the best dietary and lifestyle approaches to promote fertility. An important concept of the fertility-friendly diet is that foods to avoid are just as important as those that are beneficial to consume.
Baby-making can be as delicious as it is fun. These five foods are not just yummy, they deliver nutrients that boost a woman's fertility and create optimum health during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
General medical knowledge for the past 50 years has maintained that a woman's fertility drastically declines after age 35. This has caused many women in their late 30's and early 40's to go running to a fertility doctor at the first sign of difficulty conceiving.
Researchers at the Aberdeen Maternity Hospital (Scotland) recently published a study in BJOG on a possible correlation between hemorrhage and altered fertility. The hemorrhage does not appear to be the contributing factor to infertility.
Stress plays a huge effect on people's overall health. Besides that, ithas been proven that a woman's stress levels can play a big role inconceiving a child as well as in the development of the child if she isalready pregnant.
Baby bumps are one of the hottest fashion trends in Hollywood these days.
A study on female fertility and fasting was completed on female mice, but it was performed by researchers at the Harvard Medical School — so there is a bit of clout behind the research.
Human somatic cells and reproductive cells use distinctive organic mechanisms that exhibit a thin line of similarities between the kinds of genes needed to keep oocytes strong and fertile and the genes that extend life expectancy.
We know androgens are vital to a man’s fertility but a new steady says androgens might actually be doing something useful for a woman’s fertility, too.
It is common knowledge that drinking alcoholic beverages or those that are high in caffeine, smoking, and taking herbal remedies are frowned upon while pregnant or nursing. These substances can have a negative impact on your baby's growth and development.
An abnormal uterus can have different shapes like unicornuate bicornuate didelphus and septate uterus.
Researchers from the Warwick Medical School have recently completed a study that correlates recurrent miscarriage with a possible flaw in the fertility window.
You may know all the smoothest moves and have pillow talk perfected to the point of poetry but there’s more to making babies than that. Check out these 20 things you probably don’t know.
Many women with fibroids are told the small growths are harmless, butthat's not what researchers recently reported in the journal HumanReproduction. It appears fibroids growing inside the uterus can cause recurrent miscarriages.
Patients with ER (estrogen receptor) positive breast cancer may choose to preserve fertility using cryopreservation. The process included COS (controlled ovarian stimulation) to harvest eggs for cryopreservation.
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.
The chemical BPA may cause infertility in women, according to a newstudy by Brigham and Women's Hospitals (BWM). The study, publishedonline in the journal Human Reproduction, is the first research of its kind.
The cost analysis compared the cost of tubal reconstruction after tubal ligation and IVF treatments as means of conception and pregnancy. According to the analysis, tubal reconstruction is less costly than IVF treatment.
Have you ever wondered what month accounts for the highest number of pregnancies? The answer is different for adults and teens. According to current research, teens are more apt to conceive in the month of March; the same month as spring break trips and activities.
Before getting pregnant there are some major changes that need to take place in order to get your body into shape for the baby. Fertility is a tricky thing, but it is easier if you are able to do a few simple tasks yourself.
A new study published in Hormones and Behavior from researchersat the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences in Santa Barbaraclaims elevated estrogen levels could spark increased desire for sexualbehavior ' or that feeling of wanting to get frisky.
Researchers from the Create Fertility Center in Ontario, Canada, recently published a study comparing preterm birth rates in pregnancies conceived with blastocysts versus day 5/6 embryos.
Researchers from the Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit at Queen Charlottes and Chelsea Hospital in London recently published a study in the journal Human Reproduction on the effect of C-section scarring on future implantation.
Researchers compared ovarian response to various factors, including anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol level (E2) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
A long list of studies have been published linking paternal and maternal habits prior to and during pregnancy with fetal and child health outcomes. Researchers recently published another study showing a link between pre-pregnancy habits and health to female offspring long-term health.
While scientists know that physical activity reduces the risk for many conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and depression, researchers are not clear about the connection between exercise and female fertility.
Eating a big breakfast can boost fertility in women with PCOS, according to a new study published in Clinical Science.
Endometriosis can make it extremely difficult or impossible to conceive without advanced medical care and fertility treatment.
Many studies suggest that obesity decreases a woman's chance of becoming pregnant through IVF but most of this research has focused on women who use their own eggs.
Women undergoing radical excision of endometriosis (with and without bowel resection) have comparable clinical outcomes, according to a study published in the Annals of Surgery.
Women are choosing to put off motherhood until later in life, typically the mid to late 30s. Researchers from Italy recently examined the coping styles and issues these young women deal with when they postpone fertility.
A growing trend among couples in India hoping to start a family is preconception counseling, which helps identify any underlying concerns that may hinder conception or the birth of a healthy baby.
Researchers in India recently published a study in the journal Fertility and Sterility supporting D-Loop genotyping to predict risk of endometriosis.
Researchers created a new technique that helps infertile women produce eggs. Using this technique, doctors at the St. Marianna University School of Medicine in Kawasaki, Japan, helped one woman give birth to a healthy baby boy.
While significant studies exist revealing how young female cancer patients feel about future fertility and impact of cancer treatment on fertility, little is known about fertility perception in the healthy, female adolescent population.
A new study published in Clinical Science suggests eating a relatively larger breakfast and smaller dinner can have a positive effect on fertility. Proper meal timing could have special benefits for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
Common staples of Mexican cuisine include beans, tortillas and rice, all of which can provide healthy nutrition for pregnant women.
Research has not provided any high quality evidence that using antioxidants improves a woman's chances for becoming pregnant, according to a new systematic review published in the The Cochrane Library.
Antioxidants have been touted as a save-all with claims of weight loss, improved cellular health, reduced signs of aging and fertility-boosting effects, but according to researchers there is no connection between antioxidants and improved fertility.
A new study shows that women feel positively about saving their eggs, although many women think they will never use the eggs they have stored.
A new study suggests conservative treatment for recurrent ovariancancer may preserve a woman's fertility, especially if the cancerstubbornly returns in the reproductive organ.
Researchers from Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research inAustralia recently published an in-vitro study that could hold the keyto increasing implantation success rates. The study was published in the journal Human Reproduction.
Recent studies on genetics show that enhancing expression of particular developmental genes at certain periods in the uterus could help the success of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) pregnancies.
A new study suggests it may take longer for women with asthma to conceive than it does women without the condition. This research adds to mounting evidence that asthma has a negative effect on fertility.