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
For most couples struggling with infertility, the cause can be quickly identified: endometriosis, blocked fallopian tubes, defective ovulation, poor sperm quantity or quality, and so forth. However, for many patients, standard diagnostic testing fails to identify a specific cause. This is generally referred to as “unexplained infertility” and accounts for roughly 25% of couples seeking help from a reproductive physician. Infertility testing for unexplained infertility…Comments Off on Explaining “Unexplained Infertility”
Is there a link between stress and infertility? When struggling to get pregnant, a common concern patients have is how stress may affect their chances of conceiving. Oftentimes, family members will say to them, “If you just de-stress, things will work out fine.” While well-meaning, this sort of advice is often inaccurate. Does stress cause infertility? Multiple studies have looked at the effect of stress…Comments Off on Stress and Infertility
When it comes to getting pregnant and infertility, there’s no shortage of myths. Chances are you’ve heard a lot of them from well-meaning family and friends hoping to make you feel better. But when you’re trying to conceive, it’s important to separate fact from fiction — especially since believing some of these myths could hold you back from getting the care and fertility treatment you…Comments Off on Infertility Myths vs. Facts
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