Tips for Couples Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time, maybe the most joyful time of the year. But for those struggling with infertility, time with family can bring some painful emotions to the surface. Here are some ways these couples can make it through holiday gatherings. 1. Plan ahead. You know your aunt, your uncle [...]

By |2017-04-10T15:07:20+00:00October 26th, 2017|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Comments Off on Tips for Couples Coping with Infertility During the Holidays

Reasons for Recurrent Miscarriage

About one in a hundred couples will experience recurrent miscarriage, which means having three or more miscarriages in a row. A single miscarriage can be a terrible experience, making recurrent miscarriage truly devastating to the unfortunate couples who have to live through it. It can strike at the core of strong relationships, and put people [...]

By |2017-05-02T20:06:02+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Reasons for Recurrent Miscarriage

Is Sleep Related to Fertility?

A recent study showed that men who sleep less than six hours per night were 31 percent less likely to impregnate their partners, compared to men who slept between seven and eight hours. The study, published in the journal Fertility & Sterility, examined the sleeping habits of nearly 700 couples for a year. In addition [...]

By |2017-03-06T19:22:58+00:00March 6th, 2017|Categories: Fertility Treatments|Comments Off on Is Sleep Related to Fertility?

Managing Infertility Stress

Few things mean more in life than family, so roadblocks to forming a family can be devastating, frustrating and a heavy burden on the mind. While fertility medicine has progressed tremendously, allowing many couples to have children who previously couldn’t, coping with the stresses of infertility in the moment is still incredibly difficult. Here are [...]

By |2017-02-08T23:20:19+00:00September 16th, 2016|Categories: Dealing with Infertility|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Managing Infertility Stress

Infertility From a Guy’s Perspective

Discussions about infertility often revolve around women, but male partners or husbands also undergo difficult challenges that come with infertility. The blame game It can be difficult to know what the cause of infertility is. Sometimes, infertility strikes after the first child is already born, called secondary infertility. As fertility specialists like Dr. Fisch work [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:14+00:00July 11th, 2016|Categories: Infertility Research|Tags: , |Comments Off on Infertility From a Guy’s Perspective

Unhealthy Body Weight and Infertility

Being too heavy or too thin can both affect fertility The tie between weight and infertility is not a new one. It goes back all the way to Adam Smith, who wrote in The Wealth of Nations that poor, slender women of certain communities had trouble conceiving, while richer women with a better diet conceived [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:14+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Causes of Infertility, Infertility Research|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Unhealthy Body Weight and Infertility

Can Yoga Impact Fertility?

Many proclaim yoga as a life-changing and mind-changing form of exercise. While there is no doubting yoga can have a positive impact on a person’s life, can that impact spread to matters of fertility? Stress and Pregnancy The connection between yoga and fertility might be a kind of “A+B=C” thing. Yoga itself might not directly [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:14+00:00April 21st, 2016|Categories: Causes of Infertility, Fertility Treatments|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can Yoga Impact Fertility?

Why Are More Babies Born In the Summer/Early Fall?

If it seems like you have a lot of birthdays to celebrate in the months of July, August and September, you aren’t crazy. These are the most common months for birthdays in the US. Each month there are 300,000-400,000 new babies born in the US. These three months in particular have about 10-20,000 more births [...]

By |2016-12-22T16:59:17+00:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , |Comments Off on Why Are More Babies Born In the Summer/Early Fall?

5 Myths About IVF

There are some misconceptions about fertility treatments. These myths stem from a variety of things, including lack of information, sci-fi movies and theories, and strange sounding terms like “test-tube babies.” In actuality, the medical science behind helping a woman and man overcome problems of infertility is very sound and respected. Furthermore, it is effective. Here [...]

By |2017-01-05T21:29:12+00:00January 14th, 2016|Categories: In Vitro Fertilization|Tags: , |Comments Off on 5 Myths About IVF

Same Sex Couple Fertility Care

Gay men and women seeking to build families may have questions about fertility treatment as it pertains to their lives. Lesbian family building Many lesbian and single women choose intrauterine insemination (IUI) using donor sperm to start their families. In this procedure, sperm are washed and concentrated, and then placed directly into a woman’s uterus [...]

By |2016-04-21T21:05:23+00:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: Fertility Treatments, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Same Sex Couple Fertility Care