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?

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 »

Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Female Infertility

Women with fertility issues experience a rollercoaster of emotional stress. ... read more »

Infertility Guide: Why Can't We Get Pregnant?

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

Boost Your Fertility: Get Pregnant Faster

This plan will help you get pregnant faster! ... 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 »

When Should You See an Infertility Specialist?

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

Maternity Leave When Adopting

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

What Is Unexplained Infertility?

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

Do You Need an Infertility Specialist?

Been trying for a while? It may be time to see an infertility specialist. ... read more »

Fertility Testing for Women and Men

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

Top Causes of Infertility

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

Causes of Male Infertility

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

A Mother’s Day Challenge for Childless Moms

Holidays can be stressful times for many of us. High expectations, family tensions, forced “happiness,” and rigid traditions can cause sadness and frustration. All we can see are our perceived failures at creating a life that meets an ideal. ... read more »

Hairdressers and Premature Ovarian Failure POF

Hairdressers may be at increased risk for premature ovarian failure POF compared with women employed in other occupations. ... read more »

Infertility Testing - Female

Infertility testing for women addresses several issues involving ovulation, eggs, uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes ... read more »

How Should We Counsel Couples About Fertility And Age?

Fertility is directly related to age, and counseling a couple about their fertility as they get older is very important. ... read more »

Effects of Drinking Alcohol Before and During Pregnancy

What effect can drinking alcohol before and during pregnancy have? ... 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 »

Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Chart Ovulation Calendar and Ovulation Chart

The BabyMed Basal Body Temperature BBT Chart Ovulation Calendar and Ovulation Chart makes it easy to keep and maintain an online fertility and basal body temperature chart. ... read more »

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a laboratory procedure, used in conjunction with IVF, which helps to reduce the risk of passing on inherited conditions. PGD can also be used for gender sex seletion prior to IVF.   ... read more »

Ovarian Overproduction and Fertility

Fertility can be affected by overproducing ovaries. If the testosterone levels are too high, you will not menstruate, let alone ovulate. ... read more »

Antral Follicle Count - Ovarian Reserve Testing

The antral follicle count is a method for ovarian reserve testing using transvaginal ultrasound. ... read more »

Male Infertility - What is True and What Is Not True

There’s ample information — as well as misinformation — out there about the causes of male infertility, or the inability to father a child. Let’s take a look at the most common suspects and see what’s truth and what’s myth. ... read more »

Male Infertility Treatment

Male infertility afflicts about 50% of all infertile couples. Studies show that there is a male sperm problem in about 50% of infertile couples, about 1/2 of these cases problem is found in man alone. ... read more »

National Infertility Awareness Week

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

Clomid: Everything You Need To Know

The most important thing to know is that Clomid is a medication to induce ovulation, not necessarily pregnancy. Clomid will not get you pregnant alone. Here is all you need to know about Clomid. ... read more »

What Is Your Fertility Stage?

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

What is Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate)?

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

Does Hypothyroidism Cause Infertility

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

Black Women More Likely To Be Infertile

Married black women are twice as likely to struggle with infertility than married white women, even so, they’re only about half as likely to seek medical help to have a baby. ... 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 »

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 »

How to Improve HIS Fertility in 12 Steps

His diet is very important when trying to get pregnant. Following these 12 steps will help improve his fertility. ... read more »

Thyroid Disease And Pregnancy

Thyroid disease needs to be carefully managed during pregnancy. The thyroid gland manufactures thyroid hormones, which regulate the rate at which your body carries on its necessary functions. ... read more »

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. ... read more »

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

Thinking about IVF? Here is the breakdown on the procedure! ... read more »

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 »

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 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

How to identify endometriosis ... read more »

Infertility Treatment Options

Learn natural methods and advanced options. ... 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 »

When Do You Ovulate and How Do You Know?

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

Anovulation: Why Am I Not Ovulating?

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

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