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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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Conceiving Using Egg Freezing and A Surrogate

Some of the greatest advances in medicine have come in the area of infertility. Couples and individuals who, just a few decades ago, had no hope of having their own biological child now have some options to allow them to fulfill that dream. Medicine has opened the door for those who wish to start families, […]

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Do I Need Genetic Counseling Before IVF or Becoming Pregnant?

If you are planning to become pregnant, or preparing to go through IVF, take advantage of genetic counseling. Screening and counseling for genetic risks is a way for you, and your partner, to understand what possible health threats you bring to the pregnancy, due to medical conditions that run in your families. Genetic screening can […]

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I Have Fibroids and Infertility. Do I Need Surgery?

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow inside the uterus, in the uterine wall, or just outside the uterus. There are a few different types of fibroids, but all of them can cause pain, pelvic pressure, heavy periods that may last longer than a week, frequent urge to urinate, trouble emptying your bladder, constipation, and […]

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What is Sperm DNA Testing

If you have cause to question your fertility you aren’t alone. About 6.1 million women in the U.S. have issues getting pregnant or staying pregnant, according to the CDC. When a woman, or couple, experience difficulties in achieving pregnancy, they often turn to fertility testing in search of a cause. There are numerous tests you […]

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What Supplements Can I Use For Fertility

When it comes to your fertility you need all the support you can find. For roughly 9% of men and 11% of women, starting a family isn’t an easy endeavor. Infertility can be a difficult and costly issue to treat. Many factors may contribute to your inability to conceive, and ensuring your body is in […]

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Unexplained Infertility? What Is It and Why Does It Need Attention?

The journey to parenthood for many couples and individuals can be emotionally, mentally and financially exhausting. If faced with difficulties conceiving and no concrete answers as to why, it can become increasingly more frustrating and stressful trying to find a solution to start or grow the family you have been dreaming of. Unfortunately, this is […]

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Can the sperm be abnormal even though the semen analysis is normal?

If you and a partner have been trying to conceive but find yourselves facing difficulties, your doctor might have recommended a semen analysis. A semen analysis uses a number of criteria in order to evaluate male fertility and help determine any potential source of concern that may be causing your fertility struggles. It can sometimes […]

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What is Clomid? When Can It Be Used?

Clomiphene citrate, or Clomid, is an oral fertility medication that has been used to stimulate ovulation for more than 40 years. It is often prescribed for women that are not ovulating normally, or in combination with other fertility methods, such as assisted reproductive techniques (ART) or artificial insemination. How Does Clomid Work? Clomid is known […]

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Is Insemination Indicated In My Case?

For many couples and individuals of diverse backgrounds throughout the world, artificial insemination is a solution to make the family they have been dreaming of become a reality. Through insemination, a doctor can manually insert a man’s sperm directly into a woman’s uterus, fallopian tubes or cervix. Depending on the situation, the sperm may be […]

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