If you are trying to get pregnant, are pregnant, or would like to be pregnant one day, you must learn all about how female fertility.

Do Abortions Cause Fertility Problems?

When facing fertility problems it is important to be completely honest about previous pregnancies, including pregnancies that ended in abortion. If you’ve used the Plan B pill, tell your fertility specialist of gynecologist as well. ... read more »

The Best Morning Routine for TTC

Want to know how to increase your chances of fertility? Here is the ideal morning routine to help enhance your fertility! ... read more »

Ovarian Volume Testing

A woman has her peak number of eggs (oocytes) before she is born. All during a woman's life, the eggs are decreasing and tens of thousands of eggs are lost every year of a woman's life. ... read more »

New Year’s Fertility Resolutions: Leave Behind Bad Vices

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. ... read more »

Get in Shape to Improve Your Fertility

Get into optimal shape and good health now. ... read more »

What Antimullerian Hormone Tells You About Your Fertility

If AMH levels are too low, you may have trouble. ... read more »

Getting Pregnant Fertility Guide For Women 35 and Older

As you age, your chances of getting pregnant decrease. ... read more »

7 Fast Ways to Boost Your Male Fertility

Male fertility is a complex animal. Granted, it's not nearly as complex as female fertility, but it's still complex. There are a great many factors that go into determining whether or not you'll be able to do your part in creating that bundle of joy. ... read more »

Type 1 Diabetes and Your Fertility

Although I often struggle with maintaining consistent blood sugar levels, I do not suffer from diabetes. Because blood sugar is such an issue for me though, I often wonder what unforeseen effects diabetes can have on fertility and pregnancy. ... read more »

babyMed Pregnancy and Fertility Guides

Let babyMed guide you through preconception, getting pregnant, pregnancy and having a healthy baby. ... read more »

Does a Woman’s Testosterone Level Affect Egg Development?

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. ... read more »

Can I Get Pregnant With Irregular Periods?

When I stopped having periods I was absolutely thrilled I was finally pregnant. We’d been trying for a while with no luck, but when pregnancy tests all read negative I immediately visited my gynecologist who suggested I see a fertility specialist. ... read more »

Your New Year Fertility and Pregnancy Guide

Is this the year you will get pregnant? Have your baby? Start a family? ... read more »

Vaginal Douching Decreases Fertility

Fortunately, fewer and fewer women are still in the habit of douching. While it might make you feel cleaner in the moment, it can actually have a negative effect on your fertility if you’re trying to conceive. ... read more »

How Does Red Clover Affect Female Fertility

Does red clover really improve your fertility? ... 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 »

Boost Fertility Naturally with These 5 Foods

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. ... read more »

How Long Should I Wait To Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage?

I am often asked by my patients 'How long should I wait after experiencing an early pregnancy loss or miscarriage before getting pregnant again?' ... read more »

Treatment May Spare Fertility in Endometrial Cancer

Patients with endometrioid carcinoma (endometrial cancer) may have a treatment choice that could spare fertility. ... read more »

Postpartum Hemorrhage May Affect Future Fertility

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. ... read more »

Does a Previous C-Section Scar Affect Implantation?

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. ... read more »

How Reducing Stress Helps Improve Fertility

Stress plays a huge effect on people's overall health. Besides that, it has been proven that a woman's stress levels can play a big role in conceiving a child as well as in the development of the child if she is already pregnant. ... read more »

Uterus Mullerian Anomalies

An abnormal uterus can have different shapes like unicornuate bicornuate didelphus and septate uterus. ... read more »

Top Tips for Balancing Hormones

Find out 10 simple ways to balance your hormones! ... read more »

Saliva Ferning

What is saliva ferning? ... read more »

Talking About Infertility With the Cancer Team

When facing cancer treatment, the patient needs to being up their concerns about fertility and having children later in life early in the treatment plan. The fact that the patient wants to have children later can affect the treatment choices. ... read more »

Cancer Treatments and Fertility

Are some cancer treatments less harmful to fertility than others? Radiation is most harmful to fertility if it is directed towards the reproductive organs, but if it's outside that area then it does not have to affect fertility at all. ... read more »

Men: Encouraging Your Partner through Fertility Struggles

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. ... read more »

Predicting Borderline Ovarian Tumor Relapse

BOTs (Borderline Ovarian Tumors) carry a higher risk of relapse ' up to30%. Factors associated with relapse have not been accurately identified leaving doctors with incomplete prognostic information prior tosurgery. ... read more »

Fertility Concerns After an Ectopic Pregnancy

Fertility can be a complex and difficult issue for many women. After an ectopic pregnancy there are often additional concerns that have to be addressed. These are physical, but they're also mental and emotional. ... read more »

Saliva Ferning Test for Ovulation Prediction

A ferning test uses a tiny microscope to view a drop of saliva once a day from the last day of a woman's period until a fern-like pattern appears in the saliva. ... read more »

Acute Fever, Pregnancy and Fertility

An acute fever can be a sign of a serious complication for a pregnant woman or her baby. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests that a pregnant woman call her doctor immediately if she develops a fever or chills. ... read more »

High Cholesterol Compromises Male, Female Fertility

The findings of a recent study indicate high cholesterol levels in the bloodstream compromise a couple’s risk of conceiving a child. ... read more »

What are Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroids, are growths that originate in or on the uterus, specifically the smooth muscle of the uterus or myometrium. Fibroids typically develop during child-bearing years. ... read more »

Cost Analysis: Tubal Reconstruction vs IVF

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. ... read more »

Pregnancy Following Uterine Artery Embolization

Uterine artery embolization is commonly used to treat fibroids and other growths on the uterus. In some cases the treatment can render a woman infertile. This study pertaines to the live birth rates of women who requested fertility be spared. ... read more »

Pregnancy Outcomes Following Robot-assisted Myomectomy

Researchers have studied the outcomes of pregnancies conceived with use of laparoscopic myomectomy, but robot-assisted technologies have not been thoroughly tested. ... read more »

Fibroid Removal May Prevent Recurring Miscarriage

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. ... read more »

ER-Positive Breast Cancer and Controlled Ovarian Stimulation

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. ... read more »

Carnitine Content in Follicular Fluid

Researchers from UNILABS in Paris, France, recently studied the role of carnitine in oocyte competence. According to the study, carnitine is released naturally and plays a part in the carnitine shuttle and lipid beta oxidation. ... read more »

Antioxidant Use May Not Increase Fertility

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. ... read more »

Fertility Unaffected by Antioxidants

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. ... read more »

Sexual Motivation Linked to Estrogen Levels in Women

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. ... read more »

Preconception Counseling May Spare Time, Heartbreak

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. ... read more »

Endometriosis and Clinical Pregnancy Rates

Endometriosis can make it extremely difficult or impossible to conceive without advanced medical care and fertility treatment. ... read more »

Estimation of Ovarian Response

Researchers compared ovarian response to various factors, including anti-mullerian hormone (AMH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), estradiol level (E2) and luteinizing hormone (LH). ... read more »

Woman Goes on Freezing Frenzy to Prolong Fertility

Sarah Elizabeth Richards shares how her desire to someday become a mother led to a year-long freezing frenzy in the hope there would be enough healthy eggs available when the right man came along. ... read more »

Women with Asthma Could Face Delay in Becoming Pregnant

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. ... read more »

Effect of C-Section on Future Fertility

A study published in the journal Human Reproduction claims women who deliver via C-section may have more difficulty conceiving after delivery than women who birth vaginally. ... read more »

Cinco de Mayo Foods for Pregnancy and Fertility

Common staples of Mexican cuisine include beans, tortillas and rice, all of which can provide healthy nutrition for pregnant women. ... read more »

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