Fertility Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Eggs for Fertility -- Plus Recipes!
Could eggs boost your fertility? Maybe. Learn about this fertility food, and get tips on how to make the perfect eggs.

Salmon for Fertility: Why It's Good for You, Plus Recipes!
Learn why salmon is an excellent fertility super food! Plus, get recipes to try.

Cinnamon for Fertility and PCOS
Could cinnamon boost fertility for women with PCOS? Find out here, plus recipes!

More Ways to Boost Fertility and Get Pregnant Faster
Looking for ways to boost your fertility? Check out these resources from About.com Fertility.

Sunflower Seeds and Sunflower Seed Butter for Fertility
Could sunflower seeds or sunflower butter boost your fertility? Find out here, plus recipes!

Fresh Grapefruit and Orange Juice for Fertility
Could freshly squeezed orange juice or grapefruit juice improve your fertility? Find out here, please some yummy recipes!

Eat Mature Cheeses for Fertility
Could mature cheddar, parmesan or manchego be good for your fertility? Possibility! Find out here.

Full Fat Yogurt and Ice Cream for Fertility
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Eat More Cow Liver for a Fertility Food Boost
Could cow liver help you get pregnant? Maybe. Learn why, and get recipes here!

Cooked Tomatoes for Fertility
Could eating more cooked tomatoes improve your fertility? Find out here, plus recipes!

Lentils and Beans for Fertility
Could eating more beans and lentil boost your fertility? Find out about these fertility foods, plus recipes!

Increased Sex Drive When Ovulating Is Real
Yes, sexual desire increases around ovulation! Here's when and why, and how to use this information to get pregnant faster.

Trying to Conceive Sex: How to Make It Better
How to make trying to conceive sex better, including realistic advice that takes into consideration the impact infertility can have on passion.

Infertility & Depression: Why It Happens, Getting Help
Infertility and depression often go hand in hand. Why does infertility cause depression? Can depression cause infertility? How can you feel better?

How to Cope with a Friend's Pregnancy Announcement
How can you cope when a friend or relative gets pregnant and you're not? Are you bad person if you can't

How to Track and Chart Your Basal Body Temperature
A basal body temperature chart can reveal so much about your fertility. Learn how to detect ovulation, early pregnancy, and much more here!

Triphasic Chart & Early Pregnancy: What It Really Means
Does a triphasic chart mean you'll get a BFP soon? Maybe! Here's the research on triphasic patterns and how to recognize one in your BBT chart.

How to Tell An Infertile Friend You're Pregnant
How can you tell your infertile friend that you're pregnant? Here's how to do this with sensitivity and compassion.

How Can You Know When It's Ovulation Day?
How can you know when it's ovulation day? Here's how to use cervical mucus, ovulation tests, and body basal charts to determine when you're ovulating.

Laparoscopy for Infertility: What to Expect, Recovery
Learn about diagnostic laparoscopy for infertility and surgical fertility treatment, including recovery time, risks, and what the results mean.

6 Reasons Not to Ask "When Are You Going to Have Kids?"
Is it ever okay to ask someone when they plan to have kids? Here are 6 reasons you shouldn't ask this question, and the only time it's appropriate.

Early Pregnancy Secrets Lead to Secret Pregnancy Loss
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Misconceptions on Infertility and Miscarriage
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Go Out There and Break the Silence
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The Struggles of Parenthood Can Make Infertility Empathy Difficult
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6 Causes of Infertility & Miscarriage Shame and Silence
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People Don’t Know What to Say – And They Say the Wrong Things Often
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Feelings of Brokenness and Shame on Infertility
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6 Reasons We Don't Talk About Infertility & Miscarriage
The shame, silence, and stigma surrounding infertility and miscarriage is strong. Why? Here are 6 causes of that silence and how we can break through.

How Much Does In Vitro Fertilization Cost?
Here is what in vitro fertilization (IVF) really costs, from basic IVF to donor eggs, ICSI, and PGD. Plus, how to pay for it.

What If Your Semen Analysis Results Are Abnormal?
What happens if your semen analysis results come back abnormal? What if you have low sperm count? Learn what to expect here.

Biofeedback as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Research on Mind Body Medicine and Fertility
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Acupuncture for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Meditation for Fertility as a Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Expressive/Writing Therapy as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Mind-Body Therapies for Fertility and Stress
Could mind-body practices like yoga, meditation​, or biofeedback help you get pregnant? Perhaps. Learn about 11 stress-reducing therapies here.

Art Therapies for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Laughter for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Yoga for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Guided Imagery for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Prayer and Spirituality for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

CBT and Group Therapy for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Hypnosis for Fertility as Mind Body Medicine
Mind body medicine refers to the connection between our mental health and our body’s health. Learn about how yoga, acupuncture, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, CBT, group therapy, hypnosis, expressive writing, art therapies, and laughter can help you cope with infertility.

Are Women with Infertility Similar to Trauma Survivors?
Can women with infertility be considered survivors? Explore what they have in common with those with cancer or trauma and why the term is correct.

IVF Refund Finance Programs: Weighing the Pros and Cons
What's the catch with IVF refund programs? Will you qualify? What are the reasons to why you should sign up? Learn more about these programs here.

Borrowing from Family to Pay for IVF
Are you asking your parents or other family members for money for IVF? Consider these five issues to avoid family tension.

Avoid Obesity to Increase Male Fertility
Obesity isn't just a problem for female fertility. Male fertility is also affected by being under or over weight. Learn more here.

How to Increase Male Fertility: 10 Tips You Can Use
From diet changes to avoiding toxins to good dental hygiene -- yes, dental hygiene! -- here's what you can do to boost male fertility.

Male Fertility and Underlying Medical Conditions
An undiagnosed or untreated health condition could cause male infertility. Learn more here.

Frequent Sex to Increase Male Fertility
The old wives tale is somewhat true: less sex does decrease fertility, but maybe not in the way you're thinking. Learn more here.

Too Much Soy Is Bad for Male Fertility
Could too much soy harm male fertility? Find out here.

Toxic Chemicals and Your Fertility
Could toxic chemicals at work be harming your fertility? Learn here.

Increase Fertility by Quitting Smoking
Everyone knows smoking is bad for pregnant women, but what if the dad-to-be smokes? Information on the impact of smoking on male fertility here.

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Drink Less Alcohol to Increase Male Fertility
Could an occasional beer harm your fertility? Learn the effect of alcohol on male fertility here.

Keep Your Teeth and Gums Healthy to Increase Male Fertility
Could health gums and teeth play a role in sperm health? Learn more here.

The Effect Smoking Has on Sperm and Male Fertility
Smoking does effect sperm and semen health. In fact, his smoking can harm her fertility as well. Learn how male smoking impacts fertility.

Struggling with Infertility? Stop Doing These 10 Things
Do you blame yourself for your infertility? Are you waiting for a miracle to save you? Here are 10 things you've got to stop doing to yourself.

Stop Trying to Do This All Alone
Don't try to deal with infertility alone; there are many possibilities for support. Learn more.

Stop Waiting for a Miracle Conception
Are you waiting for a miracle after trying to conceive for a long time? Here's why you shouldn't wait too long to seek help.

Stop Feeling Hopeless about Infertility
Feeling hopeless about infertility is normal. Learn why you shouldn't give up all hope so soon.

Stop Acting Helpless about Infertility
Feel helpless in your fight against infertility? Here's why you should stand up for yourself.

Stop Living Life in Two-Week Increments
Are you living life in two-week increments? Don't let life circle the two week wait! Learn more.

Stop Basing Your Self-Worth on Your Fertility
You are more than your fertility! Learn how to see beyond your ability to conceive.

Stop Seeing Your Sex Life as Only a Broken Conception Machine
Your sex life is more than a broken conception machine. Learn how to improve your sex life when TTC.

Stop Waiting to Live Your Life as a Family
Family is more than two kids and a dog -- in fact, kids and a dog are not required. Read more about taking your life back after infertility.

Stop Suffering Silently
Too many infertile couples suffer in silence. Share your pain and get support.

How Can Acupuncture Help Fertility?
Acupuncture may improve fertility. But how does it work? It may be more than just stress reduction....

Gluten Intolerance Research and Your Fertility
Could gluten intolerance or undiagnosed celiac disease be why you can't get pregnant? Get the latest research here.

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Fertility Treatment Drugs: What Can Help You Conceive?
What fertility treatment drugs will you need? Here are the most common medications, from Clomid to Gonal-F, plus some you've never heard of.

Boosting Your Fertility via Smart Health Goals
Want to boost your fertility by improving your health? Good plan! But before you start, keep these 5 tips in mind so you can make lasting change.

Quit Smoking to Increase Fertility
Smoking harms both male and female fertility. Learn why you should quit when trying to conceive.

8 Bad Habits to Break to Increase Fertility
Your bad habits can harm your fertility. But by changing your lifestyle, you can increase fertility. Learn what you should do here!

Is Coffee Bad Fertility? How Much Is Okay?
Learn how and why coffee and caffeine can harm your fertility, plus how much is likely safe.

Over or Under Exercising When Trying to Get Pregnant
Exercise is good, but can you have too much of a good thing? Learn how exercise impacts your fertility, for better and for worse.

Why Too Much Junk Is Bad for Fertility
Could your candy bar binge harm your fertility? Learn how and why what you eat matters when trying to get pregnant, and how to quit.

Why You Shouldn't Procrastinate on Finding Help for Infertility
Procrastination may cause you to put off getting help for infertility, or you may wait too long to start your family. Learn why this is harmful and what you should do instead.

Increase Your Fertility by Breaking These 8 Bad Habits
Why a nightly drink may harm your fertility, and how you can safely drink when trying to conceive.

How Unsafe Sex Can Harm Your Fertility
Why you should practice safe sex, and how unsafe sex can harm your fertility.

Endometrium Definition, Conditions & Diseases
What is the endometrium, how does it work, and what happens when things go wrong? Learn about 7 conditions that impact the endometrium and your fertility.

What You Should Know about RESOLVE
What is RESOLVE? Started around a kitchen table in 1974, learn how RESOLVE continues to make a difference in the lives of those with infertility.

Possible Symptoms of a Twin Pregnancy
Are symptoms of a twin pregnancy different from a singleton pregnancy? Maybe! Here are 8 possible twin symptoms, plus other possible explanations.

Ovarian Reserves Testing: What the Results Really Mean
Ovarian reserves are a big part of pregnancy and IVF success. What does it mean if your test results are poor? And what DOESN'T it mean? Learn here!

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Symptoms - Signs of PID
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) may lead to infertility and can be deadly. Learn the symptoms you need to know here.

Where to Buy Clomid for the Best Price
Clomid is a relatively inexpensive fertility drug, but why pay more if you don't have to? Learn where you can buy clomid for the best price.

Self Subcutaneous Injections for Fertility Treatments
Need to give yourself an injection? Read these easy to follow instructions on how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection.

How Can I Support a Friend with Infertility?
Do you have a friend or family member struggling with infertility? Here's how to offer great support and what NOT to do.

8 Reasons Not to Pursue IVF or Fertility Treatment
Here are 8 reasons you may choose not to continue or pursue fertility treatments. Common reasons people are against going through IVF.

Understanding Semen Analysis Results
What your semen analysis results mean, including what's normal, what's not, and why. Also learn about sperm count, motility, morphology, and more.

Weight, BMI, and Your Ability to Get Pregnant
How does your weight impact your ability to get pregnant? Learn the connection between BMI and fertility, plus what you can do about it.

Pain During an HSG: What You May Feel, How to Cope
Does an HSG hurt? Learn how it may feel, how to reduce the pain, and when to call the doctor after the test.

7 Reasons Not to Take a Pregnancy Test Early
Do you take multiple early pregnancy tests? Stop! Here are 7 reasons why you should kick this addiction to the curb.

Holiday Gatherings and Infertility: How to Cope
Feeling stressed over an upcoming family dinner or holiday gathering? Here's how to cope when you're dealing with infertility.

"When Are You Going to Have a Baby?" How to Respond


Can You Get Pregnant After Ovulation Occurs?
Can you get pregnant after ovulation occurs? Learn here, plus how sex after you ovulate may be good for embryo health!

Becoming a Surrogate: Qualifications, Pay, Expectations
What does it take to become a surrogate? Learn about the qualifications necessary and what you can expect for payment.

Understanding the Ovarian Follicle
What is a follicle? What is the role of a follicle during ovulation? How many should you have, and how big should they be?

Hostile Cervical Mucus: Definition, Causes, Treatment
What is a hostile cervical mucus, and how does it impact infertility? Get a definition and treatment options.

Supporting an Infertile Friend: What NOT to Do
Want to support someone with infertility? Here are 10 things you should NOT do if you want to help an infertile friend or family member.

What Does a Fertile Cervix Look and Feel Like?
What does the cervix when fertile look and feel like? How does it change when you're ovulating? Learn more here!

Early Pregnancy Symptoms or Just the Flu?
Having flu-like symptoms? Maybe you're pregnant! Learn the pregnancy signs you can have as early as two weeks, plus how to know if you're really pregnant.

What to Expect During Sonohysterography
If your doctor has recently asked you get a sonohysterography, here's more information on what to expect, how much it costs, and what the results mean.

Facebook and Infertility Don't Mix: How to Cope
Facebook can be a source of frustration and even tears when you're going through infertility. Here's what to do if you have the Facebook blues.

What Is Male Infertility? Treatments, Causes, Diagnosis
How common is male infertility? Learn what you need to know, plus all about treatments, causes, and diagnosis.

Coping with Infertility: How to Feel Better
How can you cope with infertility? Get the facts on infertility's dark side plus practical advice to take your life back.

What Is the IUI Success Rate in Pregnancy?
What are your chances for IUI success in your 20s and 30s? What about after 40? How does IUI compare to IVF? Find out.

What to Expect During Early IVF Pregnancy
What can you expect during an IVF pregnancy? What happens now? And how will you feel?

Letrozole (Femara) for Fertility: Success Rates, Safety
How did the cancer drug letrozole become a fertility treatment? Learn the pregnancy success rates, side effects, and whether it's safe here.

Yo-Yo Dieting, Extreme Dieting, and Your Fertility
Yo-yo dieting and extreme dieting can be harmful to your fertility. Find out how here.

When Stress Gets in the Way of Sex and Fertility
Is stress keeping you from having sex? Learn how that may impact your fertility.

Stress, Coffee, and Getting Pregnant
Stressing over deadlines may lead to too much coffee. But what about your fertility?

Limit Alcohol and Smoking When Trying to Get Pregnant
Need a cigarette after a stressful day? If you want to get pregnant, this is why you should say no. Page 7.

7 Ways Stress Can Make It Harder to Get Pregnant
It's not stress that makes it harder to get pregnant; it's how you react to stress.

How Stress, Sleep and Getting Pregnant Are Connected
Stress can lead to poor sleep, which leads to poorer fertility. Here's why.

How Stress and Emotional Eating May Harm Fertility
Junk food and emotional eating can impact your fertility. Why? And what can you do?

You Should Work-Out -- But Not Too Much
Can you exercise too much? Yes, you can! Learn the right amount for fertility here.

Do IUDs Cause Infertility? What if I Can't Conceive?
Do IUDs cause infertility? What does it mean if you can't get pregnant after removal? Get the facts, plus what to do if you can't conceive after an IUD.

3 Ways Birth Control May Harm Future Fertility
Does birth control cause infertility? Some studies have found it may affect your future fertility in ways you might not have expected.

Clomid for Men: Treatment, Side Effects, Success Rates
How is Clomid used for men? Learn treatment protocols, success rates, and drug risks for male infertility Clomid treatment.

Holidays without Kids: Creating Traditions for Christmas
Can you truly enjoy and celebrate the holidays without kids? Yes, absolutely! Couples can enjoy Christmas without children. Here's how.

Corpus Luteum: Definition, Function, Possible Problems
What is the corpus luteum, and how does it work? What is a corpus luteum cyst? What is corpus luteum deficiency? All the answers here.

What Are the Fallopian Tubes? Where Are They Located?
Where are your fallopian tubes, and how do they work? What happens when they are blocked or infected? Get an easy to understand explanation here.

Sperm Count Testing: Do You Need a Semen Analysis?
Do you really need a semen analysis? Is an at-home sperm count test enough? Here are three reasons male fertility testing is a must.

Clomid Success Rate for Ovulation and Pregnancy
Will Clomid help you get pregnant? Get Clomid success rates -- and learn when it may not work -- here.

Antral Follicle Count: What Does It Mean?
What are antral follicles, and what is an antral follicle count? What do the results mean?

Fertile Cervical Mucus But No Ovulation on BBT Chart
Do you have fertile cervical mucus but no temperature rise on a fertility chart? Here's what may be wrong.

Vitrification for Egg, Sperm, and Embryo Freezing
What is vitrification in fertility treatment? Learn what this cryopreservation method is and when it might be used.

When it's Time to See an Infertility Counselor
Having difficulty conceiving can put a strain on your relationship. Here are six reasons you should find a therapist when you're going through infertility.

What Is Clomid? Get All Your Questions Answered Here!
What is Clomid? Will it work for you? What are the side effects? Get all the answers here, including info on mood swings and when Clomid doesn't work.

Using Ovulation Test Strips to Detect Ovulation
Can ovulation test strips help you get pregnant faster? Learn how to use them, how they work, and when you should try something else.

Free Fertility Calendars and Resources
Looking for a free fertility calendar? Check out these top four fertility calendar programs.

Intercourse Positions for Baby Making: Free Lesson
Does position matter when you're trying to conceive? What about lying on your back after sex? Learn in this baby making sex lesson.

Clomid and Conceiving Twins: What Are Your Chances?
Clomid twins aren't common, but they aren't rare either. What are your odds for twins when taking Clomid? We explore all aspects of this topic.

Being an Egg Donor: What You Must Know Before You Agree
If you're considering becoming an egg donor, you should first make sure you understand what is involved. Learn what to expect here.

Your Questions on Cervical Mucus Answered
Cervical mucus can tell you so much about your fertility. Learn what's too much, too little, and the most fertile kind of CM.

5 Ways to be an Awesome Aunt
Yes, you can be an awesome auntie! Here's how to embrace aunthood, especially if you're struggling with fertility.

Implantation Dip on Body Basal Temperature Charts
What is an implantation dip? Is it a real sign of early pregnancy? And what causes it to happen? Get all the answers here!

What Sex Positions Should You Use to Get Pregnant?
What position should you use to get pregnant? Get a list of possible positions, and why it may matter, here.

Mock Embryo Transfer: Cost, Does It Hurt, Why It's Done
Wondering what to expect during a mock embryo transfer? Learn about why and how it's done, whether it hurts, and the general costs.

An Egg Donor Tells Her Story: What It's Really Like
What's it like to be an egg donor? Rachel S. tells her story, including how she decided, what the process was like, and how she was compensated.

Can Cervical Mucus Help You Detect Early Pregnancy?
Can you tell if you're pregnant by checking your cervical mucus or vaginal discharge? Find out here!

No Cervical Mucus? Learn Why and What to Do
Trying to get pregnant, but have little cervical mucus? Or vaginal dryness? Here's why and what to do.

Getting Pregnant With an Ovulation Calendar
Are ovulation calculators/calendars accurate? What about Clomid calculators? Get an easy to use ovulation chart here + everything you need to know!

Mother's Day With Infertility: 3 Ways to Cope
Mother's Day is really hard for those with infertility. Here are three unique ways to get through this Hallmark holiday.

Will an HSG Help Me Get Pregnant?
Could an HSG improve your chances of getting pregnant? Maybe. Learn how and why here.

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?
Why can't I get pregnant? Here are 7 possible reasons, plus what you need to do now. Also, why you may have no other symptoms.

When Do You Ovulate When Taking Clomid?
When will you ovulate on Clomid? And on which days should you have sex? It's not the same for everyone. Get all the answers here.

ICSI-IVF: Risks, What to Expect, and Success Rates
IVF-ICSI can help couples conceive who have severe male infertility or have not been successful with regular IVF. But ICSI is not risk-free...

IUI Treatment: Procedure, Costs, Success Rates
Learn all about the IUI (intrauterine insemination) procedure, including what to expect during treatment, success rates, cost, and when it's used.

Can Acupuncture Treat Infertility?
What does acupuncture feel like? Does it hurt? Is it covered by insurance? Learn more about acupuncture and how it can be used to boost fertility.

What Are the Chances for IVF Pregnancy Success?
Get IVF success rates by age, for women younger than 35 to women in their 40s. Also get success rates for IVF with donor eggs.

Natural, Fertility-Friendly Lubricants
What's the most natural choice for lubrication? If you need a little extra help, which store bought lubricants are sperm friendly?

Top Sperm Friendly Lubricants: Conceive Plus and Others
Which lubricants are sperm friendly? Discover the best to use for trying to get pregnant, fertility testing, and fertility treatment.

Timing Sex for Conception: Free Fertility Course
Timing sex for conception is easier than you think! Learn how to get started here, plus more about baby-making sex.

Infertility Treatment: 17 Options You Should Know
Infertility treatments can help you get pregnant. Learn about fertility treatment options, from pills to injectables to alternative medicine.

Infertility, IVF, and Religion: Can They Get Along?
Religious couples face unique challenges. What if your religion is anti-IVF? Could infertility be a curse from God? Get answers here.

Superovulation: Definition, Risks, and Success
What is superovulation? Why is it done, and what are the risks? How many eggs do you ideally need? Get a definition and answers here.

Semen Analysis Basics: How It's Done, What It Measures
Learn what to expect during semen analysis, including how it's done, what sperm count is normal, and what happens if your results are abnormal.

How to Deal with Pregnancy Envy
Feeling envious of a friend or relative's pregnancy is normal. But don't let jealousy sour your relationship. Here's how to cope.

How to Chart Basal Body Temperature & Detect Ovulation
What should you mark on your fertility chart? What might throw off your results? Learn here!

Female Reproductive System and Fertility Treatments
How do fertility treatments and your reproductive system work together? Learn here!

Female Reproductive System: Delicate Yet Strong
How amazing is the reproductive system?

Side Effects of Lupron, Synarel, Suprecur, and Zoladex
What are GnRH agonists? And what are their risks and side effects? Learn about Lupron, Synarel, Suprecur, and Zoladex, for IVF and endometriosis.

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15 Infertility-Related Depression and Anxiety Symptoms
Here are 15 infertility-related depression and anxiety symptoms, plus what you can do to start feeling better.

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How Is Sex for Conception Different Than Sex for Fun?
Is sex to get pregnant any different than sex just for fun? What is conception? Learn what to change to boost your odds!

Treating Low Testosterone Levels in Men
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High and Low Testosterone Levels in Men and Women
Balanced​ testosterone levels are essential to fertility, well-being, and general health in men and women. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here.

Symptoms and Causes of High Testosterone Levels in Men
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Treating Abnormal Testosterone Levels in Women
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Grants and Scholarships for Fertility Treatment and IVF
Get a list fertility treatment grants and scholarships; plus how to choose which to apply for and how to boost your odds of winning.

GnRH Hormone: Definition, How It Works, Treatment
What is GnRH, otherwise known as gonadotropin-releasing hormone? How is it important to fertility? Learn here.

Side Effects and Risks of Ganirelix, Antagon, Cetrotide
Learn about the side effects and risks of GnRH antagonists like Antagon, Ganirelix, Orgalutran, or Cetrotide.

Does Age Affect Male Fertility?
Trying to conceive? Learn when male fertility peaks, when (and how) it declines, and the risks of older fatherhood.

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) Symptoms
Worried about ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome? Here are the symptoms and treatments for OHSS.

Fertility and IVF Fraud: How to Avoid Getting Scammed
Don't become a victim of a fertility fraud! Here are 8 ways to spot a scam. Protect your health, your money, and your identity.

Oocyte Definition and Oogenesis (Stages of Development)
What is an oocyte? Get a complete definition, plus an easy to understand explanation of oocyte development (oogenesis) from primordial germ cell to ovum.

When You Need a Good Cry: Infertility and Sadness
Infertility can bring you to tears. Here's how to create a safe space and time to express those emotions, have a good cry, and cope better.

Egg Donor Success Story from Over-40 Mother
Nancy Konigsberg, a pediatric occupational therapist and mother of a donor-conceived son, shares her egg donation IVF success story.

Adhesions: Definition, Symptoms, Treatment
What are adhesions? What causes them and how do they lead to infertility? What can be done?

How to Chart Basal Body Temperature to Detect Ovulation
How can you know if you ovulated? What do the dips on your BBT chart mean? Learn how to start charting, detect ovulation, and get pregnant faster!

How to Take Your Body Basal Temperature for Charting
How should you take your temperature in the morning when charting your body basal temps? Learn important do's and don'ts here.

Identifying the Day of Ovulation on a BBT Chart
How do you know which day you ovulated when looking at a body basal temperature (BBT) chart? What does that dip mean? Learn here!

Using Your BBT Chart to Get Pregnant Faster
Learn why you should share your fertility charts with your doctor.

How to Celebrate National Infertility Survival Day
National Infertility Survival Day is a holiday to celebrate and pamper anyone struggling to conceive. Learn why and how you should celebrate the day here!

Necrozoospermia: Definition, Causes, Treatment Options
What is necrozoospermia? What causes it, and what are your treatment options? Learn more about this rare cause of male infertility here.

Missed Period But Negative Pregnancy Test? Here's Why.
Missed your period but the pregnancy test is negative? Here are 14 possible reasons this can happen...

How the Female Reproductive System Really Works
Learn how the female reproductive system works, how the ovaries change as you age, and the cycle of ovulation and menstruation.

Female Reproduction: Primordial and Secondary Follicles
What are primary and secondary follicles, and what do they have to do with female reproduction? What happens when follicles start to

Female Reproductive System: How the Ovaries and Brain Talk to Each Other
What starts off follicular development during your cycle? Learn here!

Female Reproductive System: FSH and the Follicular Phase
Learn how estrogen and FSH switch from a negative feedback loop to a positive one.

Female Reproductive System: Behind the Scenes of Ovulation
What's going on in your body when you're about to ovulate? Learn here!

What Happens During the Luteal Phase?
What happens after ovulation? Why do you feel pregnant when you're not? Learn here!

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Things Only Your Trying to Conceive Friends Understand
Here are 10 things only your trying to conceive sisters understand, from the fine art of pregnancy test reading to your highly tuned pregnancy radar.

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Genetic Karyotyping for Infertility: Why It's Important
What is genetic karyotyping, and why is it part of fertility testing? What can you do if you discover you're at risk?

Clinical Pregnancy: When You'll See the Heartbeat
What is a clinical pregnancy? When should you see the heart beat? A gestational sac? Find out here.

Down-Regulation: Definition, How It Works in IVF
What is down-regulation? What does it have to do with IVF protocols? Learn here.

Charting Dry, Watery, and Fertile Cervical Mucus
Is it watery cervical mucus or egg-white? Is it creamy or dry? Paying attention to cervical mucus changes can help you get pregnant faster. Here's how!

Does Lying on Your Back After Sex Help With Conception?
Will lying on your back after intercourse help you get pregnant? How long after sex can you get pregnant? Find out here!

Basal Body Temperature Charting: Get Pregnant Faster!
Learn what your basal body temperature is, how to take it properly, and how you can use this information to get pregnant faster!

Egg Donor Wanted Ads: Before You Respond, Read This.
Looking for egg donor wanted ads? Thinking of answering one? Before you do, make sure you understand what you're getting into and don't fall for a scam.

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Getting Pregnant After 35: Why It's Harder, What to Do
What are your real chances of getting pregnant after 35? Also, a surprising fact about your male partner's age.

Getting Your Period When Trying to Get Pregnant
Getting your period when trying to get pregnant is never easy. Get tips here on how to cope.

Testosterone Definition: What It Does In Men and Women
What is testosterone? Get a complete definition, learn how it works in men and women, and what's normal for free and total testosterone levels.

Trying to Get Pregnant - Reader Stories from Those Trying to Get Pregnant
When you’re trying to get pregnant or struggling with infertility, you want to hear from those who have been there. Also, you’ve got your own wisdom, opinions, and stories to share. Here are a variety of ways to share your trying to get pregnant and infertility experiences, opinions, and coping tips, plus read what others have shared.

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IVF – ART Options for IVF
While the basic IVF procedure is similar for most couples, there are many variations and options that can be added in, depending on your situation. Learn more about IVF options like ICSI, PGD, assisted hatching, IVM, cryopreservation, and more.

Infertility Related Depression and Anxiety Signs and Symptoms
Infertility, depression, and anxiety frequently occur together. Should you seek help? Here are some signs to watch out and when to seek out counseling.