Egg Freezing for Future Fertility

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Many of you may have heard that both Facebook and Apple, two large, well-known American companies, are planning to offer their employees egg freezing as a health benefit. The purpose is to preserve the fertility of working women who are not yet ready for motherhood.  This move has stirred up much controversy and debate about … Read More

Common Causes of Male Infertility

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If you have been trying to achieve pregnancy without success, you are not alone.  Everyday, couples just like you struggle with infertility.  There are a myriad of factors that could be contributing to the problem, and diagnosing infertility can be a complicated process.  In most cases, we look to the woman first when it comes … Read More

Three Natural Ways to Boost Fertility

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If you are like many women who have decided that they are ready to start a family, you want to be pregnant and you want to be pregnant now.  Unfortunately, mother nature does not always cooperate with our plans.  While it is not possible to dictate when exactly you will become pregnant, there are three … Read More

What is an Ectopic Pregnancy?

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An ectopic pregnancy occurs when the fertilized egg attaches (implants) some place other than the uterus.  In many cases of ectopic pregnancy, the egg will implant inside one of the fallopian tubes.  This dangerous condition is often caused by damaged to the fallopian tubes.  The following factors will increase your risk for an ectopic pregnancy: … Read More

Women’s Misconceptions About Their Own Fertility

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According the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, infertility affects near 12% of reproductive-age women in the United States.  Part of this number is due to a cultural trend of women delaying childbearing.  In fact, one in five women in the United States now has her first child after age 35.  This is an eightfold … Read More

The Affect Of Your Age on Your Fertility

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If you are a women in your late thirties or early forties and have delayed starting your family due to your career or the fact that you found your soul mate later in life, you are not alone.  Many women in the United States and around the world are waiting until they are older to … Read More

Australian Study Finds Many Women Do Not Know When They are Fertile

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Are you struggling with infertility?  Have you tried for many frustrating months to become pregnant without success?  If you are, it is really important for you to get familiar with your menstrual cycle.  Timing intercourse around the most fertile time of your cycle can greatly increase your chances of conceiving.  However, a recent Australian survey … Read More