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PCOS and Pregnancy

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PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It is a condition where the female ovaries produce abnormal levels of male hormones called androgens. This condition affects a woman’s menstrual cycle, fertility rate and physical appearance. Some of the symptoms of PCOS are irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, significant weight gain or obesity, cysts in one’s ovaries, increase […]

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When Am I the Most Fertile?

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It is a wrong assumption that women can easily get pregnant at any time of the month. If you are planning to get pregnant it is very important to track your ovulation and increase sexual activity around that time of the month. This can increase the chances of conceiving. Ovulation is the process in which […]

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Amenorrhea or Absence of Menstruation

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Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation or one or more missed period cycles. When you miss three consecutive periods in a row, you may be diagnosed with Amenorrhea. Also, the young girls who haven’t started their period, maximum by the age of 15, are said to have amenorrhea. Of course, one of the most common […]

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What causes infertility?

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Infertility is not always a woman’s problem. Among couples that seek medical treatment, 20% conceive before the treatment actually begins and 50% conceive within two years from starting treatment. Studies show that anxiety may be one of the reasons contributing to the fertility problem, so contacting a doctor and counseling helps. Studies show that in […]

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7 Tips to increase fertility for men

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It takes two to create a baby. If your sperm is not strong or healthy enough to reach or penetrate the egg, there will be no fertilisation process, and hence your partner will not be able to conceive. Some problems, ranging from genetics and hormonal factors to lifestyle and environmental exposures may cause male infertility. […]

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4 Keys to preventing infertility in men

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The inability of couples to conceive or become pregnant is a problem that is raising its ugly head far too much in the near past and present. The percentage of couples facing infertility is growing by the day. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after a year of regular intercourse without use of […]

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Different stages of an IVF treatment

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In-vitro Fertilization (IVF) is an effective method to conceive a child if you are facing unexplained infertility. In this method, your egg is fertilised with your partner’s sperm outside your womb in a petri dish. IVF can be a lengthy process if you opt to go for it and it’s only important that you have […]

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IVF process: 4 steps to getting pregnant

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IVF stands for in vitro fertilisation. The basic process starts by removing your egg cells from your body and also taking sperm cells from your partner or a sperm donor. Your egg cells are fertilised in a laboratory after which your embryo is placed into either your uterus or a surrogate mother’s uterus. The decision […]

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6 ways to boost fertility

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Sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy food habits can take a toll on your fertility. Hectic work schedules combined with an unhealthy diet is among the leading causes of infertility among both men and women. Cut down on your unhealthy habits and start maintaining a proper lifestyle so that your reproductive health is not compromised and you […]