When you’re undergoing fertility treatment, you often have a heightened awareness of your body. After embryo transfer, you’ll be looking for all possible signs of good news – however, the symptoms of successful implantation can be quite subtle. After all, implantation happens quite close to when you would usually get your period, so it is […]
Your lifestyle, among other things, includes your diet, fitness, hygiene, toxic habits, and their mental health. It is very important to follow a healthy lifestyle and this is even more important if you want to get pregnant – because your health directly impacts your baby’s. As such, the consumption of toxic substances is directly related […]
The transfer of a blastocyst embryo is an important stage in the in vitro fertilization process (IVF). Prior to the transfer, there is a lot that needs to happen. During an IVF cycle, a fertility specialist will combine the sperm and egg in a culture dish at a laboratory. If the fertilization is successful, an […]
Age is a very important factor when it comes to having a child. Biologically, the best age to get pregnant is between 20 and 30 years, the perfect time being age 25. However, it’s your decision to have a baby and also to decide when is the best time to have it. A person’s lifestyle (among […]
When you’re trying to conceive, knowing when you’re most fertile is key. That’s why understanding how to use an accurate ovulation calculator so you know when you’re ovulating can make the difference between achieving a pregnancy or not. Below, we review what ovulation is, when you’re at your most fertile and what the most reliable […]
The endometrium is the layer of mucous tissue of the uterus, the place where the baby develops if fertilization occurs. The most common problems that arise in the endometrium are a displaced implantation window and endometriosis. Here, we discuss conceiving with endometriosis and other issues with the uterus lining.
Some women have taken a fertility test online to find out when to have sex to get pregnant. These online ovulation calculators estimate when you ovulate based on the length of your cycle and the assumption that ovulation occurs two weeks before your period. Therefore, if your cycle is usually 28 days long, then the […]
There are many different factors that influence fertility in women. The ovaries are the female reproductive glands responsible for secreting sex hormones and producing eggs. Two common causes of reduced fertility in women are primary ovarian failure and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). In this article, we discuss conceiving with PCOs and other issues relating to […]
Female factors that influence fertility are directly related to the menstrual cycle. The menstrual cycle is how the female reproductive system prepares for pregnancy. If there is any deviation from the normal process of the cycle or its phases, fertility problems appear. Reproductive theory says the menstrual cycle lasts approximately 28 days and that ovulation […]
Before seeking fertility treatment, it’s important that you understand the difference when it comes to infertility vs sterility, as we often use them as synonyms – but they aren’t. In this short article, we explain the key differences and discuss the challenges couples face when trying to conceive.