Road to fertility

Your guide to trying to conceive, fertility treatments, genetic testing and your path to pregnancy

What Fertility Aid Can Help You Conceive?

fertility aid

Have you been looking at babies and hearing the faint ticking of your biological clock? Seeing strollers and wanting to push one of your own? Trying to conceive for longer than you would like and wondering if there’s a fertility aid to help things along? Everyone’s fertility health and ability to conceive is different and […]

Fertility Hopes and How to Achieve Them

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When you make the decision to get pregnant, you start out with fertility hopes and trying to conceive goals. Even though statistics show that only one third of healthy couples conceive in the first month of trying, many of us imagine we’ll get pregnant right away or within the first few months. So, when it does […]

Trilaminar Endometrium and Window of Implantation

trilaminar endometrium

When you hear a term like, “Trilaminar Endometrium”, you may wonder what it is and how it factors into your efforts to conceive. As it turns out, how thick (or thin) your endometrium lining is an important factor for the implantation of your embryo, especially when you’re going through the in vitro fertilization (IVF) process. […]

IVF Calendar: Planning Your Chances of Conceiving

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When you’re pursuing in vitro fertilization (IVF), a clinic will often provide you with an IVF calendar to help give you an overview of your upcoming cycle. It can be incredibly helpful to see exactly what medications you will be taking and when, what appointments you’ll need to make time for and how long the […]

Two Chemical Pregnancies in a Row: Should I Worry?

2 chemical pregnancies in a row

Many may not be familiar with the term, “chemical pregnancy” also known as a “biochemical pregnancy”. A chemical pregnancy is recognized as a very early pregnancy loss and is quite common. However, if you’ve suffered two chemical pregnancies in a row, you may wonder if there’s a fertility concern that is keeping you from achieving […]

Trying for a Baby: What are the Basics

trying for a baby

You and your partner may know you’re ready to start trying for a baby, but you may not know exactly the basics of how to conceive. When we were growing up, we were taught primarily how to avoid getting pregnant, but now that you’re ready to conceive, you may wonder the best way forward in […]

When Will I Get Pregnant? The Many Factors to Consider

when will i get pregnant

Once you’ve made the decision to have a baby but haven’t been successful immediately, you may feel concerned and start to wonder, “When will I get pregnant?” Growing up, when we learn about sex education, it seems like getting pregnant is very easy. The reality is that depending on several factors including age, timing and […]

Pregnancy After 40: Know Your Options

pregnancy after 40

According to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more women are having children in their 30’s than ever before. While egg quality and quantity do decline the older a woman gets and pregnancy over the age of 35 comes with increased risks, with proactive planning, reproductive assistance, and knowing all your options, […]

Options for Lesbians Having Babies

lesbians having babies

Perhaps you and your female partner have talked about having a family and are curious about your options. If so, you can take comfort in the fact that you have several paths you can take to parenthood. There are, of course, several factors to take into consideration. Do you or your partner want to carry […]