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How You Can Boost Your Fertility Naturally

Often times fertility treatment and the quest to become pregnant seems out of your hands, as though you just need to let medical science and reproductive technology do their job. Seemingly, your only task in the process is to get to your appointment on time! Feeling a lack of involvement in something so deeply personal […]

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I Was Told I was Too Overweight to Have a Baby

Obesity is out of control in the United States, making us one of the unhealthiest nations in the world. According to the CDC, a study done in 2015 found 39.8% of American adults were considered obese, and 31.8% are considered overweight, including women of childbearing age. If your physician has told you your weight is […]

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What is The Best Fertility Diet?

When you’re starting, or adding to, your family, you begin to make healthier choices regarding your lifestyle. Wine with dinner becomes water, or non-caffeinated tea. Fruits and veggies begin taking the place of doughnuts and chips. You may change up your exercise routine, and opt for wholesome date nights instead of party-filled late nights. Many […]

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What Should I look For When Choosing Donor Eggs?

When you approach the decision to grow your family by becoming pregnant, compromised fertility may be of some concern. A good number of couples and individuals have no idea their fertility is an issue until pregnancy doesn’t occur even after months of well-timed intercourse. In today’s world there are many treatment options for infertility, and […]

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The Best Self Care Techniques During IVF

Self-care is essential at any time of life. Defined as “any activity we do to deliberately take care of ourselves” self-care can be as simple as clearing your calendar of unimportant “stuff”, shutting down your devices for a bit, or taking a walk. You needn’t schedule a trip to a spa, or go “off the […]

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Expecting Twins? How to Prepare at Home

Finding out that you’re expecting twins comes with a roller coaster ride of emotions. In the span of a nanosecond you feel excited, afraid, worried beyond anything you’ve imagined, and so very-and cautiously-happy. Being pregnant with two babies does come with its share of medical concerns; Multiples are known for their early arrival, and can […]

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I Want a Baby But Not Just Yet-Am I Being Selfish?

For many women, the path to motherhood is clear, and has been from a young age. There are those women who just seem to be born nurturers, casting any aspirations for self aside, and focusing on feathering a nest for her brood. These women seem eager to begin their families and never look back. Some […]

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What Should You Do When You Are Not Able to Become Pregnant?

When you choose to become pregnant it can be an exciting, and sometimes scary endeavor. Like a well-choreographed dance you give up harmful vices, like alcohol, and opt for a cleaner, healthier lifestyle. You make note of your menstrual cycle, timing intercourse for that optimum period of ovulation. You may even attempt a post-sex handstand […]

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What Should I Look For When Choosing a Surrogate?

Choosing a surrogate to carry your biological embryo, conceived via IVF, is a decision many couples face, and which should not be taken lightly. Well-meaning family, or friends, may voice frightening opinions, and you and your partner may be concerned about the legal aspect of the process. How do you know what to look for […]

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Solving the Mystery of Unexplained Infertility

A diagnosis of unexplained infertility can be frustrating, and defeating, for many couples. After seemingly countless tests and procedures designed to uncover the reasons behind your inability to become pregnant, you still don’t have an answer. What’s more, until you have an idea of the source of your infertility, you aren’t sure how to proceed […]

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