Tag: Infertility

Infertility and Your Emotions

Experiencing infertility can be like riding a roller coaster that you can’t get off. The ups and downs keep coming on a regular (or not-so-regular) basis as couples plan for ovulation, endure the two-week wait, experience the sadness and frustration

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What is Secondary Infertility?

In a perfect world, you have a baby and then, when and if you decide to grow your family further, you have another baby. For some, the road to pregnancy and fertility happens just as they imagined. For others, there

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Adhesions and Infertility

Abnormal bands of scar tissue that causes organs to join or parts of organs to join that are not normally joined are adhesions. Causes for adhesions include infection, some diseases or previous surgery.

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Lesser Known Causes of Infertility

It can be very upsetting to a couple who is trying to conceive without success. Infertility for both males and females is rising and effecting between 10 and 15% of couples. While there are some causes that are known to

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Fibroids – How They Affect Fertility and Pregnancy

Uterine fibroids are small growths that are on the uterus. While small, they can make pregnancy difficult for some. So, what can be done for the condition? These are non-cancerous growths found in the uterus and they are very common and

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Consulting a Fertility Specialist: What You Need to Know

You have made the decision to start a family, but are finding that getting pregnant isn’t always as easy as it seems. If you’ve been trying with no success, it can be frustrating. A doctor can help guide you in

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Infertility: Dealing with External Stressors

Emotionally, infertility can be difficult to deal with- and that’s putting it lightly. It’s an emotional rollercoaster. For many, life is lived month to month, with each new month bringing hope and heartache. Things that weren’t on your radar before

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Coping with Pregnancy Loss

Laura Benanti, Tony-winner and TV star, recently published an Op-Ed opening up to the public about her pregnancy loss. This brings to awareness a very important and fairly common unfortunate experience that women in the reproductive age go through. A miscarriage

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Ritalin – The Answer to Male Infertility?

A recent study has found that the medication Ritalin speeds sperm up and also keeps them swimming faster for over four hours after intercourse. Ritalin is the medication that is typically given to children suffering from attention deficit disorder. However,

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PCOS and Infertility: What You Need to Know

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 10% of women of childbearing age. While it may not seem like a lot, it is enough to make it the most common disorder of the endocrine system pre-menopausal women face. If you

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