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Understanding Your Cycle

Understanding Your Cycle

In 1970, a group of women published a controversial book, "Our Bodies, Ourselves." It quickly became a revolutionary read since it explored women's sexuality, birth control, pregnancy and childbirth, menopause, and many other topics that were rarely discussed in print…

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pcos symptoms

Recognizing  PCOS Symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder that affects many girls/women of childbearing age. Though the exact cause of the disorder has not been identified, early diagnosis is possible as the first signs and symptoms of PCOS may develop…

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Answers to Your Questions - What is egg freezing

Answers to Your Questions – What is egg freezing?

Perhaps you have heard about the concept of egg, or “oocyte”, freezing and have wondered if it’s right for you. Maybe you need more information about this treatment option and how it might benefit you or you and your spouse/partner.…

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in vitro fertility treatments

In Vitro Fertility Treatments

If you have been frustrated by your inability to conceive, then you’ve probably turned to “Dr. Google” to figure out why this is happening or to learn about ways to achieve pregnancy outside of natural conception.  The words in vitro or…

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Calculating Ovulation

Calculating Ovulation

Here are some tips for calculating ovulation. You probably learned about menstruation, ovulation, and pregnancy in middle school. At that time, those topics caused you to giggle with your girlfriends. However, those are serious issues in your life if you…

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Conception Myths

6 Pregnancy and Conception Myths

Ever wonder about common pregnancy and conception myths? If you have been trying to get pregnant and have not had any success, it is likely that those well-meaning sisters, girlfriends, aunts, and others close to you have been offering lots…

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Issues that Might Delay Conception

Common Issues that Might Delay Conception

The causes of infertility are many, and there is a multitude of reasons why conception might be delayed for you and your partner. Figuring out which one (or more) applies to you can be a long and sometimes frustrating process,…

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The embryo Implantation process

Embryo Implantation

Embryo implantation is a term with which many women who are struggling to become pregnant are all too familiar. Women who understand their bodies and how they function know that embryo implantation occurs at the stage in which the blastocyst…

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Blastocyst Transfer

Blastocyst Transfer – The Most Effective Way to Increase Your Chances of Conceiving

What is a blastocyst transfer? There are so many terms to learn when you’re undergoing IVF. Indeed, one can certainly become an expert in the entire procedure, especially if they’ve undertaken it more than once, as many do. The patient…

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the ivf process

What is the process of IVF?

Most people have at least heard of In Vitro fertilization or IVF with great certainty. After all, this treatment has been in existence for decades, with the first successful human procedure dating back to 1978 and the birth of Louise…

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