Category: General

Using Essential Oils When Trying To Conceive and for IVF

Since before the time of Cleopatra, people have been using plant resins and flower oils for adornment, to balance emotions, and to enhance health. Using essential oils for IVF or to support other fertility treatments is becoming increasingly popular. The practice of aromatherapy is based on many traditional uses of natural plant oils and plant […]

Getting Pregnant in Your 40s or 50s

Getting Pregnant In Your 40s or 50s Women today have more choices than ever before. Some may choose to spend their 20s and 30s traveling, earning an education, or building a business. Others might use this time to bond with their friends or figure out what they want to do with the rest of their […]

At Home Fertility Tests

With infertility on the rise, more and more couples are wanting to test their fertility. And who wants to go to a doctor’s office when they can test their eggs, hormones or sperm at home? Current technology is allowing more and more people to do that, even if you don’t think you have infertility or […]

The Future of Fertility Treatment: The Nuclear Transfer

With infertility disorders increasing within the United States, and around the world, more and more people people are opting to utilize Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in order to conceive. This has been happening for decades now in the U.S., however third party or third person IVF is new. But […]

Can Clomid Help You Get Pregnant?

Clomid, or Chlomiphene Citrate, is a very popular fertility medication taken by many women who are trying to conceive (TTC). It is easy to take. Clomid is almost always taken orally, in tablet form, to improve and regulate the quality and timing of ovulation, and to help increase the chance of pregnancy. It is also […]

Dealing with Fertility Depression

Many women in their twenties, thirties, forties and even fifties look forward to trying for a child, and think nothing will hold them back from their dreams of being a mother. However, about 1 in 6 people now will struggle to become pregnant with a healthy child, leaving many women and men frustrated, and often […]

Winter Fertility Tips

It’s been pretty cold out (well, for Los Angeles, California), and that means there is a lot of staying in, cuddling up on the couch while it rains out, and hopefully relaxation. That could be a good thing for couples who are trying to conceive. So what are some things that couples can do to […]

What Is ICSI And Can It Help You?

If you are possibly heading towards doing ART (assisted reproductive technologies) you may be preparing for something called ICSI. ICSI is “Intracytoplasmic sperm injection” and it’s one of the may ways of doing an IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) procedure. ICSI is a technique in which a single sperm is injected directly into an egg. Doctors perform […]

Dry 2017? Alcohol and Your Fertility

Many women, and their fertility doctors, think that it’s ok to drinking while your trying to conceive (TTC). Of course it is safe, and may even help with relaxation and anxiety, not to mention “the mood” if you and your partner have been having baby-making intercourse for years now. And besides, win as antioxidants, and […]

Why Isn’t It Happening? And What To Do?

You decide you want a baby. Great! You’ve been trying to conceive for a while now, but no baby yet. But you’re healthy. You’ve heard it takes time, so you wait a little bit longer. You get “healthy” by eating “health foods” and being mindful about getting enough sleep, although you work all the time […]

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