Ovulation: Signs, Symptoms, and Calculators

Ovulation: Signs, Symptoms, and Calculators

If you are trying to have a baby, the best time to have sexual intercourse is during ovulation to increase the chances of pregnancy. But how to tell when ovulation occurs? What symptoms occur as ovulation comes closer and how does the body respond to changing hormones? What is Ovulation? Ovulation is the process in…

When Should You See a Fertility Specialist?

When Should You See a Fertility Specialist?

Wanting to get pregnant and not being able to is a heartbreaking reality for many families. Infertility is a complicated issue that involves several factors, and it is important to seek professional help from a medical doctor who specializes in fertility as quickly as possible. With the right support and treatment, families can increase their…

Tips: How to Increase Chances of Having Twins Naturally

Tips: How to Increase Chances of Having Twins Naturally

Twin pregnancy usually occurs when there are two eggs that are fertilized or one fertilized egg divides into two embryos. While a twin pregnancy is considered high risk, some families may desire twins because they may be able to complete their family with one pregnancy or they have been dealing with infertility for a long…

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Uterus that Every Woman Needs

Top 10 Foods for Healthy Uterus that Every Woman Needs

The uterus is an important organ for someone who would like to become pregnant and have children. Thus, it is important to nourish yourself from the inside out. Eating foods that promote uterine health is not something to overlook. Eating too much unhealthy food means the body will not have all the nutrients it needs….

Ovulation Induction: Treatments and Medications

Ovulation Induction: Treatments and Medications

Abnormal ovulation is a common problem in women and is often discovered when they are unable to get pregnant and have decided to see a doctor to help. When ovulation is not normal and regular, it is more difficult to become pregnant naturally. There are many treatment options for ovulation issues and one option is…

10 Foods to Boost Male Fertility and Increase Sperm Count

10 Foods to Boost Male Fertility and Increase Sperm Count

Most people don’t think about improving sperm quality. When sperm isn’t strong, it can contribute to infertility. Exercise on its own is not enough to improve sperm health, but choosing the right foods can strengthen sperm and increase the amount of semen. Foods and Sperm Eating healthy foods is going to improve overall health, but…

PCOS and Pregnancy: Chances, Risks, and Treatments

Many women experience irregular periods and some may even go months in between periods, not realizing that this can be a symptom of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and that it can cause infertility. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of PCOS, how it can be managed, and how it can impact fertility. What…

What is NIPT (Non-invasive Prenatal Testing) Cost, Accuracy, and More

What is NIPT (Non-invasive Prenatal Testing) Cost, Accuracy, and More

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) is fast becoming an important prenatal screening test for chromosomal abnormalities. Read on to learn more about what NIPT is, what it screens for, how effective it is, and whether it is right for you. Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) involves taking a sample of a pregnant person’s blood…

What is Next-Generation DNA Sequencing or NGS?

What is Next-Generation DNA Sequencing or NGS?

In preparation of pregnancy and parenthood, chromosomal testing of embryos is an important step in the IVF or ICSI process. The doctor will select the embryo before it is transferred into the uterus and the embryo’s chromosomes will be tested in a process called next-generation sequencing (NGS). This process thoroughly examines the embryo on a…

How to prepare your body for pregnancy

How to prepare your body for pregnancy

It is important to prepare yourself for pregnancy because being in good health makes it easier to become pregnant. Read on to learn more about how you can prepare your body for pregnancy. What to know before pregnancy 1. Getting body ready Improving your health to prepare for pregnancy starts with exercising regularly and you…

Infertility Test for Couples: Diagnosis, Procedures, and Costs

Infertility Test for Couples: Diagnosis, Procedures, and Costs

Currently there are many treatment options for infertility. A variety of factors must be considered, such as the cause of infertility, how long a family has been trying to become pregnant, age, and more, before the right treatment can be recommended. It is important to work with a specialist to plan the most appropriate treatment…

Infertility: Causes, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatments

Infertility: Causes, Symptoms, Tests, and Treatments

Infertility is an issue that can seriously impact a relationship and cause negative feelings in a family. Currently there are many treatment options for infertility that involve assessing the cause of the problem to offer individualized treatment for the best chances of success. What is Infertility Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant…