Sep 122014
 
What if Fertility Treatments Don’t Work?

If you’re undergoing infertility treatments, you need to balance hope and faith with the possibility that fertility treatments won’t work. In 5 Reasons In Vitro Fertilization Fails to Result in Pregnancy, I describe possibilities for failed fertility treatments. A new study shows that there is a link between an unfulfilled wish for children and worse mental health. I wouldn’t recommend taking fertility supplements while undergoing fertility treatments such as IVF or IUI, but the Restoring

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Sep 122014
 
Endometriosis as a Cause of Painful Periods

If you’re dealing with painful periods, endometriosis might be the cause. Here’s how to get a quick diagnosis of endometriosis – because a delayed diagnosis leads to more problems – and start healing the pain of your periods. In Stop Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain: What Every Woman and Her Doctor Need to Know, Dr Andrew Cook explains why so many patients are misunderstood and misdiagnosed, why most endometriosis surgery is done poorly, the principles and

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Sep 082014
 
6 Problems That Prevent Pregnancy

Not getting pregnant is a top priority for some women, and figuring out the problems that prevent pregnancy is extremely important to others. Here are six reasons you’re not getting pregnant, ranging from environmental toxins to blocked fallopian tubes. The Easy@Home 50 Ovulation (LH) and 20 Pregnancy (HCG) Tests will help you overcome the usual problems preventing pregnancy. The ovulation tests gives you a better chance of predicting your most fertile days, even if you don’t get

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Sep 082014
 
How to Know When You Ovulate

“When do I ovulate?” is the first question you need to ask if you want to get pregnant. Here are three ways to know when you ovulate, and all are free: the calendar method, the basal body temperature method, and the cervical mucus method. The Clearblue Advanced Digital Ovulation Test is the best way to know when you’re ovulating because it’s more accurate and specific than the other two methods (the calendar method and the cervical

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Sep 042014
 
About Getting Pregnant - 13 Things You Need to Know

If you’re concerned or curious about getting pregnant, here are 13 simple things you need to know about ovulation, fertile days, eggs, sperm, and home pregnancy tests. The first and most obvious thing you need to know about getting pregnant is that sex is (often, but not always) required. You may not always feel like having sex even though you want to get pregnant. That’s why Conceive Plus Fertility-Friendly Personal Lubricant for Couples is a popular

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Sep 042014
 
Paying for IVF - 6 Ways to Ease the Financial Burden

Here are several different ways to pay for IVF or other fertility treatments when you don’t have medical insurance coverage. Paying for IVF is expensive, and you may not want to borrow money from family or friends (not that there’s anything wrong with that!). The IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) Journal was created by Stephanie Fry, who underwent in vitro fertilization treatments. This journal will help you easily log, find, and review information such as hormone levels,

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Aug 272014
 
How to Buy Fertility Medications on the Internet - Safely

Buying fertility medications online can be cheaper than in person. Here’s how to SAFELY buy fertility medications on the internet – I compiled a list of FDA-approved tips to help you avoid scams and dangerous drugs. FertiliTea: A Natural Fertility Tea Blend is a fertility supplement, not a fertility medication. FertiliTea is an all-natural tea designed to enhance fertility – it contains ingredients that have been scientifically demonstrated to optimize your chances of conceiving. FertiliTea contains Vitex Agnus

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Aug 192014
 
How Sperm Fragmentation Affects Getting Pregnant

A high level of DNA fragmentation in sperm can lead to male infertility, and stop you from getting pregnant. Here’s what causes sperm fragmentation and how to reduce the effects of fragmented DNA in sperm. Antioxidants are the most powerful way to decrease sperm fragmentation because they reduce the effects of exposure to toxins that occur naturally in our environment. Some foods are naturally high in antioxidants – I list them below – but sometimes

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Aug 122014
 
How to Predict Your Fertile Window and Get Pregnant

Here’s an easy-to-remember way to predict when your “fertile window” is, plus tips for increasing your chances of getting pregnant. Knowing when your fertile window is will naturally increase your pregnancy chances. Basically, your fertile window is the most likely time you’ll get pregnant. If you have sex during your fertile window, then your chances of pregnancy increase dramatically. The fertile window is the three days leading up to ovulation, plus the day you actually

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Aug 052014
 
How Birth Control Pills Affect Ovarian Reserve and Fertility

The Pill may mask a severely diminished ovarian reserve, but will it permanently affect fertility and getting pregnant? Nope! Here’s the latest research on birth control pills and fertility for women. I also found an interesting study that shows that fertility in women is increased by the over-the-counter vitamin supplement 5-DHEA, which I’ll also describe below. If you recently stopped taking birth control pills and you want to get pregnant, read The Fertile Kitchen Cookbook:

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