Tag: Trying to Conceive

Healthy sperm (or “swimmers”) are required to make a healthy baby. In order to optimize fertility for men, let’s review the physiology of male reproduction for those with normal sperm and those with low motility and sperm count. Unlike women who

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Your school might have poured considerable planning and resources into its sex education program, but chances are good it was similar to most sex ed classes. Designed to scare teenagers about unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, and chock full of

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The worst part about checking the mail used to be expecting bills; now you have the same feeling in your stomach when you receive a baby shower invitation. You can’t go to the grocery store or the park without seeing a

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Protecting the DNA in Healthy Sperm All cells are fascinating, but maybe, just maybe, sperm cells are a little more fascinating than other cell types. Not only do they contain the man’s DNA (his genetic material), they also can swim to

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Every couple mired in infertility, every woman who has ever spent hours scouring the Internet for new breakthroughs and conception tips has had the same wish: For a clear-cut, easy-to-follow program that would guarantee a healthy pregnancy. Unfortunately, a simple do-it-yourself

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Trying to conceive can easily become an all-consuming pursuit, but don’t let the stress of the conception rollercoaster keep you from having fun and enjoying your loved ones. If you find yourself looking at pregnant women and couples pushing strollers with

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Best Advice Trying to Get Pregant

We all know that TTC can be stressful, frustrating and very trying. To make it worse, you’re probably drowning in all kinds of confusing, conflicting or unhelpful advice. That’s why we asked several mothers, mothers-to-be, and women who are currently TTC

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1. You will want to know and not want to know, all at the same time. Whatever your desired outcome of your pregnancy test, it’s a very big deal, and has the potential to change your life in ways big and

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