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When to See a Doctor About Infertility

When you’re ready for a baby there’s a certain amount of trepidation and concern regarding your fertility. After a few months of trying only to have your hopes dashed yet again when your period shows up you might begin to suspect your fertility isn’t a sure thing. You may even decide to schedule an appointment […]

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5 Ways You Can Support Your Fertility Treatment

When you begin fertility treatment, it’s typically because your doctor, after evaluating you and your partner, found an issue that compromises normal fertility. Possibly it is male factor, female factor, a combination or there’s no known cause. Whatever the diagnosis, the fact remains you need treatment to conceive. This alone may cause feelings of frustration […]

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The New Normal: 4 Future Trends in Fertility

Science sees to it that innovations in every area of medicine are possible everyday by bringing technology to the forefront. As more and more couples postpone parenthood, fertility rates continue declining in this country and around the world. IVF and other fertility treatments help those couples and individuals who, for whatever reason, cannot conceive the […]

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IVF: 5 Common Emotions

The journey through infertility is an emotional one no doubt. From trying to conceive without success to a diagnosis and determining treatment you probably feel as though you’ve been hit by an avalanche of feelings which are all over the spectrum. When you decide to pursue IVF, the emotional aspect of the journey may surprise […]

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Steps You Can Take Today to Boost Your Fertility

As defined fertility is the ability to produce offspring. And the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) defines infertility as an inability to conceive after twelve consecutive months of trying through regular sexual intercourse without birth control or six months for those over 35. If you’re trying to conceive and not having any success […]

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How Can Your Loved Ones Support Your IVF Journey?

Family, friends, acquaintances and work colleagues are constant reminders of your fertility struggle. It’s a much clichéd joke that people begin asking “when are you having a baby?” at your wedding reception. And most couples field that inquiry at each and every family, social and work gathering. It’s never easy to manage others’ expectations, especially […]

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8 Ways to Keep Active Throughout IVF

Going through fertility treatment is a wild ride of emotions. One day you’re upbeat and filled with hope and the next you feel as though a dark cloud looms over your head. These are normal feelings and you should expect them all along your journey.   8 Healthy Activities For Body and Mind Keeping your […]

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Can Exercise Help Me on My Fertility Journey

Exercise is as much a part of your health and wellness as diet and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. A brisk walk or bike ride, cardio kickboxing, yoga and strength-training are all great ways to get in shape and manage stress. But what about exercise during your fertility journey? Can it help? Will it interfere with […]

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Uterine Polyps and Miscarriages

Uterine polyps, also called endometrial polyps, are small soft growths inside of a woman’s uterus. Kind of like a skin tag, uterine polyps are an overgrowth of tissue from the endometrium or lining, of the uterus. They vary in size with some as small as a chia seed and others as large as golf balls. […]

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How to Prepare For Egg Retrieval

One of the more exciting times for those on a fertility journey is the egg retrieval. But it isn’t without some trepidation. If you don’t know what to expect you are likely more anxious and a bit unsettled as the procedure approaches. Knowing what to expect is the best way to calm your fears and […]

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