Road to fertility

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

What to Expect Day 1 to Day 3 After Embryo Transfer

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After embryo transfer, you’ll have to wait around 2 weeks before your pregnancy test. This might not seem like a long time, but if you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, 2 weeks can feel like 2 years. After all, until this point in vitro fertilization has been a very hands-on process, with regular check-ups, […]

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)

smoking and infertility

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 […]

Dietary Changes and Vitamins to Increase Fertility

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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 […]

How to Use an Accurate Ovulation Calculator to Have a Family

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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 […]

Fertility Test Online: Do Ovulation Calculators Work?

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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 […]

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 […]