Road to fertility

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

What are the Symptoms of Successful Implantation?

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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 […]

Smoking and Infertility (And Other Toxic Habits)

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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 […]

Conceiving With PCOS and Other Problems With the Ovaries

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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 […]

When to Try for a Baby: The Menstrual Cycle

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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 […]