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

Minimally Invasive Fibroid Removal

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A fibroid is a benign tumor that grows from the muscle layers of the uterus.  This common condition affects many women around the world.  In fact, about 20% to 80% of women develop fibroids by the time they reach the age of 50.  Some women with uterine fibroids experience symptoms such as heavy menstrual periods, … 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 BMI on Women’s Health

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BMI (Body Mass Index) is a measure of body fat based on your height and weight and has an important affect on women’s health.  The range for BMI is as follows: Underweight = less than 18.5 Normal Weight = 18.5 – 24.9 Overweight = 25-29.9 Obesity = BMI of 30 or greater. The goal is … 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

Uterine Fibroid Removal

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Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop within the uterine wall.  They occur in up to 1/3 of all women and are currently the leading cause of hysterectomies.  Symptoms may include excessive menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain and infertility. An abdominal myomectomy is a surgical procedure used to remove uterine fibroids.  An abdominal myomectomy is performed … Read More

The Evolution of Infertility Treatments

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On July 25, 1978, Louise Brown of England was born.  She was the first human to be conceived outside of a mother’s uterus and was coined the world’s first “test tube baby.”  This was after her mother and father had tried unsuccessfully to have a baby for over nine years.  Their overwhelming desire to start … Read More

Uterine Fibroids

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Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow from the muscle layers of the uterus.  As many as three out of four women have uterine fibroids at some point in their lives but are unaware of them because they often cause no symptoms.  However, in some cases, uterine fibroids can cause symptoms such as heavy menstrual … Read More