Infertility is defined as the inability to get pregnant after 12 months of trying for women under 35 years of age, and after 6 months of trying for women 35 years of age and older. About 80% of infertility is caused by one these three problems: Ovulation problems: is she ovulating regularly and are her eggs OK? Sperm problems: does he have enough and good sperms? Fallopian tube problems: are her fallopian tubes open?

Thyroid Disease And Pregnancy

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Do You Need an Infertility Specialist?

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My Infertility Journey: Back to Acupuncture (Part 54)

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In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF): What Is It?

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Acupuncture and Pregnancy Rates

Acupuncture given with embryo transfer improves rates of pregnancy and live birth among women undergoing in vitro fertilisation. ... read more »

Impact of Acupuncture on Infertility

Some studies show that acupuncture may improve fertility, but a recent study shows that there is no clear enough information available whether acupuncture works or not. ... read more »

Acupuncture to Treat Infertility and Improve Fertility

Recent sudies show that acupuncture, an ancient Chinese medicine treatment that relies on the painless but strategic placement of tiny needles can improve fertility and treat infertility. ... read more »

What Is Infertility?

Infertility is defined as difficulty in getting pregnant within a 12 month time period. ... read more »

The Steps of Getting Pregnant with Infertility

At BabyMed we provide fertility ovulation pregnancy conception tips and fertility information to women trying to get pregnant. ... read more »

Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility

Does a low thyroid level contribute to infertility? ... read more »

What is Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate)?

What is Clomid and what is it used for? ... read more »

Does Celiac Disease Cause Infertility?

It’s becoming more common to test for celiac disease if either partner trying to conceive is having symptoms because the disease can potentially affect fertility. ... read more »

Endometriosis - Symptoms

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Boost Your Fertility: Get Pregnant Faster

This plan will help you get pregnant and have the baby of your dreams! ... read more »

Infertility Treatment Options

Learn natural methods and advanced options. ... read more »

Fertility Testing for Women and Men

It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility. ... read more »

Hormone Fertility and Pregnancy Disrupting Chemicals

Some chemicals commonly used in the home, workplace, and just about everywhere else are known as endocrine disrupters because once ingested, they mimic the activity of the body's natural hormones. ... read more »

No Menstrual Period and Negative Pregnancy Test 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 »

Artificial Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

Intrauterine insemination is also called artificial insemination, or IUI. Human artificial insemination with the male partner's sperm for infertility began being used in the 1940's. ... read more »

Good Eggs and Bad Eggs: Ovarian Reserve Testing

Ovarian reserve testing is the most important fertility test. ... read more »

Causes of Male Infertility

Male infertility affects about 50% of all infertile couples. ... read more »

What Is Your Fertility Stage?

Your fertility stage defines how likely it is for you to get pregnant. ... read more »

When Do You Ovulate and How Do You Know?

Knowing if and when you ovulate is vital. ... read more »

Can Stress Stop You From Getting Pregnant?

While stress has not been directly linked to infertility, the physical demands on the body during stressful situations are enough to trigger natural protective instincts. ... read more »

Anovulation: Why Am I Not Ovulating?

Not ovulating (anovulation) is the leading cause of female infertility. ... read more »

Mother’s Day During Infertility and Loss

For women suffering from infertility, Mother’s Day can be a distressing and/or heartbreaking holiday. ... read more »

Alcohol, Drug Use, Smoking, and Stress During Pregnancy

Certain stress factor can pose a problem when trying to conceive and during pregnancy. ... read more »

Male Impact of Alcohol Use During Pregnancy

There is increasing evidence that heavy alcohol use by the male can lower the level of the male hormone testosterone, leading to low sperm counts, infertility, and problems in the newborn. ... read more »

National Infertility Awareness Week

Infertility affects at least 50 million worldwide. ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

Learn about infertility testing and treatment. ... read more »

Infertility: Fallopian Tube Obstruction Damage and Patency

Tubal damage is one of the most common causes of infertility accounting for fifteen to twenty-five percent of all infertility cases.  ... read more »

What Is Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a medical condition that affects the uterus, fallopian tubes, and sometimes other parts of the body. Endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus and can be located on the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the bowels, bladder, and sometimes behind the uterus, bowels or bladder. ... read more »

Smoking May Be a Cause of Infertility in Men and Women

Smoking during pregnancy or while trying to get pregnant has never been a good choice, but now researchers and doctors have a great reason to convince parents. ... read more »

Signs of Infertility in Women

Learn the symptoms of female infertility. ... read more »

Causes of Infertility in Women

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

Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Female Infertility

Women who experience infertility go through a rollercoaster of emotional stress. While their male partners may also experience some emotional stress, it is different from and not as strong as the stress women feel. ... read more »

When Should You See an Infertility Specialist?

Learn when you should make an appointment. ... read more »

What Is Unexplained Infertility?

Most cases of unexplained infertility fall into 1 of 3 categories. ... read more »

10 Common Female Fertility Myths

Women hear all kinds of myths, misconceptions, and falsehoods about their fertility. It’s okay to joke about these myths, but heeding them can be anything from a waste of time to harmful. Make yourself aware of ten of the most common female fertility myths out there. ... read more »

Top Causes of Infertility

There are three major causes of infertility and they may surprise you! ... read more »

Female Infertility Testing

If pregnancy does not happen as expected, or there are are issues, both male and female partners need to get tested for fertility. ... read more »

What is a Tipped Uterus?

The medical term for a “tipped uterus” is an “anteverted” (tilts forward) or a “retroverted uterus” (tilts backward). Neither rarely, if ever, is this a cause of infertility. ... read more »

Elevation of FSH And Egg Quality

Cycle day 3 FSH is tested to check for 'ovarian reserve' -- the quality of your eggs or 'good eggs' and 'bad eggs.' ... read more »

Study Explains How Egg Captures Sperm

Scientists have discovered precisely how the human egg cells capture sperm to start the process of fertilization. ... read more »

IVF Embryo Transfer

The embryo transfer procedure with IVF is usually the last step of in-vitro fertilization. ... read more »

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Fertility

According to a new observational research study, the Mediterranean diet may include all the foods and nutrients the female body needs for optimal fertility. The connection between the Mediterranean diet and fertility is based on insulin. ... read more »

Holiday Blues: Tips for Coping with Infertility

The holidays can be an especially challenging time. ... read more »

When to Work With an Adoption Agency

Before seeking adoption there are various considerations that need to be discussed between couples and with other children in the household, if applicable. ... read more »

Infertility Testing and Infertility Tests

About 80% of infertility is caused by one or more of these three problems: Ovulation problems, sperm problems, or fallopian tube problems. Infertility testing is straightforward. ... read more »

Do This Now to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

If you are just starting out or you have tried getting pregnant for some time and don't want to spend yet too much money on a medical solution, you should see if there are additional remedies for getting pregnant faster and easier. ... read more »

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