Infertility

Infertility Awareness Month: Help Change the Conversation

April is Infertility Awareness Month. So, let's talk about it. For many, receiving an infertility diagnosis shatters their dream of having a house full of children. After months of trying, depression is often experienced by both partners and can have a strong impact...

Fertility News in Obstetrics: Let’s Get Pregnant

What are the chances of getting pregnant the first time trying? Some women get pregnant within the first month, but this is not always the case. Conception in the first month occurs for about 30% of women attempting pregnancy. Getting pregnant for others can take up...

Uterine Fibroids – What Do I Need to Know?

Fibroids are extremely common and affect more than 60% of women. However, even though it sounds a bit frightening that so many women have tumors in their uterus, fibroids rarely turn into cancer and having them doesn’t mean you’re more likely to get uterine cancer....

Infertility and Asthma

Women with asthma may have a lower pregnancy rate, and may take longer to get pregnant than those without the lung disease, suggests a new study. The researchers followed 245 women (96 with asthma) who were undergoing fertility treatment for unresolved fertility...

Stress and Infertility – Does a Connection Exist?

There’s no getting around it. Dealing with infertility is stressful. And, assumptions from friends and family members about stress often make things worse. It would be nice to hear “I am sorry that you have to go through infertility treatment. What can I do to support...

Infertility: A Private Disease

For years you have dreamed of having a home where the laughter of children echoed through the halls. When your doctor tells you that your chances of ever having a live birth are minimal, it blows against your heart like a hurricane. Dreams shatter when faced with the...

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