A woman’s ability to freeze her eggs can take pressure off her “biological clock,” but fertility experts want to make sure women receive enough education about the risks of delaying pregnancy.
If you are receiving fertility treatments or concerned about your ability to get pregnant, consider including a natural, complementary practice thousands of years old: acupuncture.
For many couples, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is the last resort in conceiving a child. If you’re standing on IVF’s doorstep, you’ve probably got a long list of questions and concerns. For most women it boils down to one thing: Will I be able to have a baby? That’s the one question modern medicine can’t … Read More
Infertile couples put a lot of pressure on themselves to make a baby, especially as the months roll by. You have little time or patience for life’s unanticipated events. Your health or travels may interfere with your ability to conceive, but, fortunately, you have options. For men, banking sperm can be a viable alternative. A … Read More
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With some pregnancies, everything is fine — until suddenly it isn’t. You hear, “You’ve lost the baby.” And, just like that, you become one of 6.7 million women who are diagnosed annually with subfertility – impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term. It may be old-fashioned, but many couples pursue a … Read More
When you first learn that you’re infertile, you feel a flood of emotions. In the middle of your grief and sadness, you and your partner must make decisions that may affect you physically, emotionally and financially. Understandably, you want to know the best options to treat your type of infertility and what each treatment choice … Read More
Contributor Rebecca Flyckt, MD, FACOG The process of becoming pregnant begins with – and depends on – ovulation, when a woman’s body releases an egg from one of her ovaries to be available for fertilization. Ovulation problems are the most common cause of female infertility. They occur in about 20 percent of the 6.1 million … Read More