The Definition of Clinical Infertility The clinical definition of infertility is men and women who, after 12 months of having unprotected intercourse, are unable to achieve a pregnancy; and for women it’s those who have experienced two or more failed pregnancies. Overall, though, approximately one third of infertility cases are caused by female productive issues, … Read moreMen and Fertility Problems: Is Age Relevant?
All big games have a certain atmosphere at the beginning. Hearts begin racing as the teams enter the arena and this is when the crowd noise is very loud and at certain big plays throughout the game. It can go very quickly from a low hum to a deafening burst of energy is a split … Read moreGoing to a Big Match? How to Take Your Baby and Protect Their Hearing
A hormone is a chemical substance that is made in one part of the body, then acts like a messenger molecule as it travels to other parts of the body where it helps regulate how cells and organs function. The hormone is secreted into the blood by a gland in response to a signal from … Read moreHormones and Reproduction
It’s always a stressful situation when you are taking a pregnancy test, regardless of whether you were looking for a “PREGNANT” or a “NOT PREGNANT” result. A simple yes or no answer might not be enough since you have to deal with quite a bit when taking a pregnancy test, and for your peace of … Read moreAre Pregnancy Tests Always 100% Correct? Think About These 5 Factors
Most pregnant women are aware of the things they shouldn’t do when they’re already pregnant; things like drinking alcohol, smoking, drinking caffeine, and so on. But what are the do’s and don’ts for women who are trying to conceive? Healthcare professionals will always suggest that couples trying to conceive make healthy choices right now, because … Read moreTrying to Conceive? The Do’s and Don’ts of Smoking and Alcohol
Any couple trying to conceive has heard the old wives tales about what foods to eat and what not to eat, and it’s certainly a topic that should be discussed. Obviously, some women are going to get pregnant regardless of what they eat, but couples who are struggling to conceive are continuously searching for answers. … Read moreCan Drinking Milk Increase Fertility?
For many people the word ‘detox’ is a dirty word. The very thought of consuming raw, vegan food; starting each day with a drink of hot water flavoured with cayenne pepper; or drinking cold-pressed juice for days on end, is more than they can contemplate. And who can blame them? And while these trendy detox … Read moreTrying to Conceive? Consider Detoxing the Right Way!
During a woman’s menstrual cycle, her body temperature will change. At the beginning of the menstrual pattern, her body temperature will be lower. Around the time of ovulation, her body temperature will rise and will remain elevated for the rest of that cycle, lowering just before her next period. Because this pattern ordinarily occurs in … Read moreDownload our free BBT Chart
How the Pregnancy Test Began To some people, the news that they are going to be a mum is welcomed with a lot of joy, however, to others, it can be a source of anxiety especially when they hadn’t planned for it. Either way, a pregnancy test is one of the tensest moments in a … Read moreThe History of the Pregnancy Test
The first thought for many women who decide to have a baby is to start an exercise routine and eat a healthy diet. However, before you start increasing your current exercise routine, or begin a new workout plan, take a moment to consider this: research has shown that extreme exercise can negatively affect fertility, and … Read moreHow Exercise Can Improve Your Fertility