Secondary infertility hurts, even when you already have children For many one-time parents, the dream of expanding their family is thwarted by their inability to get pregnant again. Infertility isn’t a problem couples only face the first time they try to conceive. It can affect couples even after they’ve given birth to one or more children. Known as secondary infertility, many couples are baffled, frustrated…Comments Off on Secondary Infertility
Brazil has dealt with a Zika virus outbreak since May 2015 The number of babies born with microcephaly has increased since the outbreak, and scientists are working to uncover the link between Zika and microcephaly, if one exists. The Zika virus is spread by the Aedes mosquito found in tropical regions, the same mosquito that transmits the chikungunya virus and dengue and yellow fevers. The Zika…Comments Off on Zika virus puts pregnant women and newborns at risk
Our Memphis fertility center recommends incorporating healthy foods into New Year’s resolutions for IVF patients
Our Memphis fertility center recommends incorporating healthy foods into New Year’s resolutions for IVF patients Memphis fertility specialist Dr. Amelia Bailey believes that overall wellness can help optimize your chances of having a successful IVF cycle. We asked Dr. Bailey for advice on eating a healthy diet and minimizing stress during fertility treatment. Is there a fertility diet that you recommend? Dr. Bailey: Eat unprocessed…Comments Off on Our Memphis fertility center recommends incorporating healthy foods into New Year’s resolutions for IVF patients
A concern for many women entering their 30s and beyond is when their fertility potential will begin to decline. Studies show conclusively that older women suffer more fertility problems than younger women. In our society especially, where women pursue rewarding careers and often delay childbearing in the process, deciding when to pursue pregnancy while facing a ticking “biological clock” can be a daunting choice. The…Comments Off on When Does Female Fertility Start to Decline?
The number of overweight individuals has increased sharply in our country, with statistics showing that 68% of our population is overweight (body mass index is greater than 25) and around 36% of our population is considered obese (body mass index is greater than 30). This is a real and growing problem for many of our patients who are trying to get pregnant. What is BMI?…Comments Off on Is Your Weight Lowering Your Pregnancy Rate?
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