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?

Cell Phones May Reduce Male Fertility

According to a new study, cell phones increase testosterone levels, but decrease the quality of sperm and fertility. 

Does Infertility Once Equal Secondary Infertility?

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!

Polar Body Analysis Increases Fertility

Researchers have found a means of detecting an egg's ability to produce a fetus in women with monogenic diseases.

Maternity Leave When Adopting

State laws and employer policies differ from one state to the next when you adopt a baby.

Worms May Hold Key to Fertility

Worms (nematodes) had a surprising gift to reproduce sex cells and viable eggs.

Is Chromosome Detection Necessary for All Infertile Couples?

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.

My Infertility Journey: Back to Acupuncture (Part 54)

I love acupuncture in general. I've been a fan of it ever since I inadvertently went to an acupuncturist when I was 25.

Pregnancy and Fertility Information Community

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Use of Multivitamins, Intake of B Vitamins, and Risk of Infertility

Regular use of multivitamin supplements may decrease the risk of ovulatory infertility.

Men Without Children At Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Researchers recently revealed that having children decreases a man's risk of cardiovascular disease.

Obesity and Reproduction: Impact and Intervention

Obese women undergoing fertility treatment should lose weight and be advised about fertility and pregnancy risks of obesity.

Protein Important to Fertility and Risk of Miscarriage

Researchers have discovered that a protein enzyme may be responsible for some cases of infertility and recurrent miscarriage. The SGK1 enzyme needs to be carefully balanced to promote pregnancy and maintain pregnancy, according to research.

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.

Seven Easy Steps to Improve Your Fertility and Get Pregnant

You can improve your fertility in 7 simple steps in less than 4 weeks.

How to Get Pregnant Again in 12 Steps

So you already have a child and now you are trying to get pregnant again. Easy? Maybe not. Read our 12 step program.

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

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

Tubal Reversal Surgery

What is Tubal Reversal Surgery?

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.

Wealthy Chinese Couples Turn to Overseas Surrogacy as Infertility and Pollution Skyrocket

With more than 40 million Chinese now diagnosed as infertile, surrogacy is an attractive solution but the practice is illegal in China.

Sperm Coating Could be the Cause of Male Infertility

A connection between the outer protein coating of sperm and male fertility has been found. A defective gene that inhibits the production of DEFB126, also known as the protein coating on sperm, has been found to effect fertility. 

Gene Manipulation May Someday Overcome Infertility Caused by Cancer Treatments

Researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, have found a way to reverse the damage done to the immature eggs (oocytes) of female mice exposed to radiation.

Should You Supplement With Progesterone?

There is no real agreement among doctors whether giving progesterone early in pregnancy will improve pregnancy outcome.

No Menstrual Period and Not Pregnant - Diagnosis and Treatment

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.

Prevalence of Clinically Reported Fertility Problems

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.

Infertility and Obesity: The Preconceptual Contraception Paradigm

Women with a BMI in excess of 35 kg m(2) should lose weight prior to conception - not just prior to receiving infertility treatment.

Minimize Exposure to 12 Hormone-Disrupting Household 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.

hCG Levels and Pregnancy Testing

This article is about normal hCG pregnancy hormone levels implantation symptoms and bleeding and early pregnancy tests

Harvard Study: Yoga, Meditation Genetically Tame Stress of Infertility

A psychiatrist is using modern genetic technologies to track changes in the body that occur when individuals engage in yoga and meditation for just a few minutes a day.

How to Diagnose Infertility in 12 Steps

Infertility and fertility testing must answer what is responsible for the couple's inability to get pregnant, and most of these tests can be completed within 5 weeks.

Pregnancy Due Date Calculator and Calendar

Interactively calculate your due date and other important dates

Fertility Calculator

Interactively calculates your chances of having a baby

Normal Hormone levels

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Fertility Tests And Testing For Women And Men

Infertility testing usually consists of several stepwise tests to detect and then treat causes of infertility. It usually takes less than 6 weeks to find out the causes of infertility.

Study Explains How Egg Captures Sperm

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

Sperm Are Not Graceful, Researchers Reveal

The latest information that researchers have discovered is that sperm are not the graceful creators some may have thought they were.

WHO Claims Infertility Rates Remain Same for Two Decades

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 Organization (WHO).

Signs and Causes of Infertility in Women - Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatments

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.

Fertility 101: Lesson 11 - The (In)fertility Specialist - RE - Reproductive Endocrinologist

You need to see an infertility specialist if certain issues need to be addressed.

Ovulation - It's All About the BIG O

At the beginning of a menstrual cycle, several ovarian follicles begin to mature and develop in the ovaries under the influence of pituitary hormones.

Ovulation Induction Management of PCOS

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

Five Steps to Get Ready For A Healthy Pregnancy

Getting pregnant should be fun but sometimes it's not so easy. Find out how to improve your chances getting pregnant. Tools, charts, tips, advice and more.

Tools, Charts, Tips, Advice and More.

 Find out how to improve your chances getting pregnant. Tools, charts, tips, advice and 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.

Fertility 101: Lesson 12 - Infertility Treatment Options

Knowing the exact cause will help you and your doctor decide how to treat and get you pregnant as soon as possible.

Does Celiac Disease Cause Infertility?

There are many factors that play a role in affecting fertility, but one disease is gaining more attention as it becomes increasingly prevalent in the population. Celiac disease is a condition that millions of people have, but most don't know they have it, in part because symptoms can be so varied.

Hawaii Considers Expanding Insurance Coverage for Infertility Treatment

In Hawaii, state law requires insurers to cover the cost of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) but only to a select few. State legislators are considering proposed upgrades to the legislation.

Pregnancy Tools and Fertility Tools

Pregnancy and fertility tools to help you improve your chances of getting pregnant and having a healthy pregnancy. Chinese Pregnancy Calendar, Ovulation Calculator, Due Date Predictor, etc.

Woman Shares IVF Treatment with the World, On Live TV!

A woman made history on September 24, 2013, when she became the first to undergo in-vitro fertilization (IVF), on live television.

What is Infertility?

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

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