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What Fertility Aid Can Help You Conceive?

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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 […]

Miscarriage at 11 weeks: Symptoms, Treatment and Options

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When you’ve been trying to conceive, a positive pregnancy test is exceedingly exciting and filled with so many expectations of what’s to come. It’s more than understandable that when you experience a miscarriage at 11 weeks, so close to the end of the first trimester, it can be a tremendous strain physically and emotionally. Unfortunately, […]

Two Miscarriages in a Row: Getting a Diagnosis and Options

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A miscarriage is defined as the loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks. According to both the American Pregnancy Association (APA), approximately 10 to 25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies will result in a miscarriage. However, if you’ve experienced two miscarriages in a row, you may understandably worry about both your chances of […]

Miscarriage Counseling: Seeking Support and Healing

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Enduring a miscarriage can be an emotionally and physically taxing. You and your partner may feel a range of emotions from sadness to guilt to depression to anger. Seeking the outside support of miscarriage counseling could offer some objective insight you both need to help guide you through a difficult time.

Two Chemical Pregnancies in a Row: Should I Worry?

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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 a […]

Infertility Support Groups: Connecting with Others Who Understand

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Everyone imagines that when they first decide to start a family, they’ll get pregnant right away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always happen so easily for everyone. Difficulty conceiving, whether you have sought the help of a fertility specialist or not, can be stressful and isolating.  Finding a fertility support group can be extremely valuable in helping […]

Am I Infertile? Why Infertility Isn’t Who You Are

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If you’re been trying to conceive for a while and not getting pregnant, you may be asking yourself, “Am I infertile?” The word “infertility” can be daunting but we hope to help clarify why infertility isn’t as black and white as you may think and why you are more than the medical condition of infertility.

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