Before Getting Pregnant

Nearly half of all infertility cases are due to male factor issues. Regardless of this, most men are still in the dark when it comes to their own reproductive health. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Greg Sommer, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Trak Fertility, about the discreet male fertility testing system, Trak.
Male factor issues contribute to almost half of all infertility cases. Male infertility is hence something that we should be talking about. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Mr. Justin Lioi, a men's mental health expert.
Is your cycle too short? The follicular phase is the time in between the start of your period and the point at which your body releases the month’s fertile egg at ovulation. During this phase, follicles in the ovary mature and get ready to release an egg. A short follicular phase may affect fertility. Read on to find out how and why.
With a new child come new responsibilities: working towards financial security sees you well-prepared in facing any unplanned eventualities. Scott W Johnson speaks about the factors you have to consider when shopping for insurance.
Financing your retirement may be the last thing on your mind as you prepare for parenthood, but this does not mean it's not an important one. Bill Nickles speaks with Dreaming of Baby about the importance of securing your financial future and offers tips and advice on how to prepare for a comfortable retirement.
Are we on the brink of extinction? The Human Reproduction Update study has led to some staggering figures concerning sperm count, and it's not positive at all!
In the journey to baby, creating the optimal environment for conception has a great say on outcomes. For long a subject of study, the relationship between lead exposure and fertility is one to take note of on your path to parenthood.
Tessa Falk was in her early twenties and recently married when she was diagnosed with PCOS and Stage 4 Endometriosis. She speaks about the challenges she had to overcome in her path towards parenthood as a PCOS sufferer, and on the importance of support in coming to terms and dealing with this diagnosis.
Parenthood brings new responsibilities; ensuring that you can constantly provide for your child's needs requires serious consideration. A long-term disability insurance can help you maintain your lifestyle even when illness or injury prevents you from working. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Steve Crawford on this subject.
PCOS is a common cause of female infertility. The condition prevents consistent ovulation and is characterized by small cystic structures within the ovaries. Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, speaks about the varying degrees of PCOS, treating the condition, the journey to baby as a PCOS patient, and the role your eggs play in all of this.