Infertility doesn’t take a holiday, so the added stress of preparing for the whirlwind weeks ahead can leave you feeling even more overwhelmed and oftentimes sad. Restaurants, churches, synagogues, stores, streets, and our neighbors are all in on the celebration, oblivious to our grief. So what’s a hopeful parent to do when preparing for the holidays with infertility? Here are some tips to help you…Comments Off on Preparing for the Holidays with Infertility
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?
An ectopic pregnancy is a serious condition that occurs when the embryo implants outside the uterus, such as in one of the fallopian tubes. This happens very rarely, in about 2% of naturally conceived pregnancies, but medical attention is needed immediately when it does happen. It can be scary and sad to go through, and the loss may take some time to cope with emotionally….Comments Off on Ectopic Pregnancy
June is Men’s Health Month, so now is a great time to learn more about optimizing male fertility – especially since male infertility is so common. Of all couples struggling to get pregnant, approximately one-third have a problem regarding sperm production or function. Many times, such abnormalities can be identified through a semen analysis. In other cases, problems still exist with sperm even with normal…Comments Off on Optimizing Male Fertility
Another Valentine’s Day is almost here – a day of love, Cupid, and all things hearts and arrows. If you and your partner are struggling with infertility during this holiday, romance may seem like it has flown out the window with all of the stresses you’ve faced. The pressure to make Valentine’s Day all about sex and romance can feel daunting, especially if you have…Comments Off on Valentine’s Day and Infertility
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