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exercising during IVF cycle

Exercise During IVF

  Being healthy certainly provides a good road to success with IVF. Someone who is fit and at a reasonable weight has a better chance of successful IVF than an individual who is overweight or has other medical issues. That's…

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Cramping During Ovulation

Cramping During Ovulation

  Women have long associated the female "cycle" with pain, at least some of the time. But most people might not realize that there's a specific pain or cramping during ovulation that is different than typical menstrual pain and which…

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How Long Does Ovulation Last?

  If you're trying to get pregnant, when and how long you ovulate is a big deal. For most women, ovulation seems practically like a mystery. They can't see it or feel it and – in most cases – have…

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What is an SIS Procedure?

What is an SIS Procedure?

  Much testing is involved in the diagnosis of infertility. Women who are trying to conceive and haven’t after 12 months of unprotected sex will likely undergo a number of different procedures in order to assess what’s going wrong and…

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Artificial Insemination Cost to conceive

Artificial Insemination Cost

  Artificial insemination certainly isn’t a new-fangled 21st century procedure. Long a common practice in animal breeding, the first reported case of successful human artificial insemination happened in 1884 and the first sperm bank was developed in Iowa in the…

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what is icsi and how can it help?

What is ICSI?

  A lot of terms associated with infertility and its treatment are a bit long and complicated, but the procedures associated with those terms aren’t as complex as one might think at first glance. Consider ICSI, for example. Those four…

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Reproductive Endocrinologist lab

The Role of the Reproductive Endocrinologist

  Battling infertility sometimes involves a plethora of medical professionals, and the reproductive endocrinologist (RE) is usually at the center of this ensemble of individuals who are trying to make conception happen. The reproductive endocrinologist is an OB/GYN physician who…

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Egg Retrieval

About the Egg Retrieval Procedure

  Dealing with infertility is stressful in general, but those who are using IVF in an attempt to conceive can often feel extra stress at certain points. Egg retrieval, which is important to the final outcome, is often one of…

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Can Infertility Be medically Cured

Can Infertility Be Cured?

  The word "cured" is an interesting one. According to most dictionaries, "cure" means to relieve a person (or animal) from the symptoms of a disease or illness. Some diseases and disorders can be cured. Others cannot, but treatment can…

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literary Support for Infertility

Support for Infertility

  There are some trials in life that we prefer to suffer alone, but infertility doesn’t need to be one of them. An estimated one of every eight women in the United States has difficulty conceiving and is considered infertile,…

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