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A Fertility Specialist: All You Need to Know

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Typically, when one imagines having a family, they don’t picture needing the help of a fertility specialist. However, if you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, if you or your partner has a known medical condition that may pose a fertility issue or if you’re in a same-sex relationship, seeking the medical assistance of […]

What Happens to Your Body After a Miscarriage

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When you endure a miscarriage, it’s an emotional experience and can take time to recover from. While some call it an “invisible loss”, because it may not be obvious to the world that you are grieving, there is also a physical process that occurs. What happens to your body after a miscarriage can be different […]

Natural Miscarriage: Symptoms, Causes, and Getting Answers

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Experiencing the loss of a pregnancy can be heartbreaking, and it can often lead couples to wonder what happened. A natural miscarriage is defined as the early loss of a pregnancy that doesn’t require medical intervention. It happens most often during the first trimester, which is before 14 weeks gestation. However, a pregnancy loss can […]

Fertility Window: What it is and Finding Yours

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If you’re considering having children, you ideally know the best way to conceive. That is through the “old fashioned way”: unprotected sex with your partner and/or spouse. However, what many don’t know is when to try to conceive. That’s where the fertility window comes in. As every woman is different, so, too, the fertile window […]

When Should You Take a Fertility Test

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If you’ve been trying to conceive and it hasn’t happened yet, you may be wondering if you or your partner need the help of a fertility doctor or when you should take a fertility test. According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, you may consider seeking the advice of  a fertility specialist if the […]

Coping With Infertility: Is it possible?

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Coping with infertility isn’t just a physical issue. It can affect every aspect of your life. It can impact your relationship, your self-esteem, your mental health, your finances and even your friendships, especially if your friends are pregnant or conceiving without issue. Feelings of jealousy or depression are natural but can be overwhelming at times.