Before Getting Pregnant

The relationship between lead and fertility has been a subject of study for years. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni about the effects lead has on health and fertility.
A mom of two and founder of a thriving healthy food company, Leeann masters the balancing art of commitment and entrepreneurship with parenthood, and is energetically building a legacy for her little ones. She chats with Dreaming of Baby about the innate passion that keeps her going. 
Carrier screening analyzes DNA to identify your chances of having a child with a genetic disorder. Whilst carrier screening can be done during pregnancy, Lama Elkhoury from Sema4 speaks with Dreaming of Baby about the importance of testing prior to conceiving.
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.
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 40% of pregnant women worldwide are anemic. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Salli Tazuke from CCRM San Francisco on the effects of folic acid deficiency on a mom-to-be’s health and well-being.
Between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of reproductive age suffer from PCOS. In the United States alone, 5 million women are currently affected by this condition. Dr. Sunny Jun, Co-Founder and Co-Medical Director of CCRM San Francisco speaks about lifestyle choices, PCOS, and the effects this has on fertility.
Fertility clinics in the US present reports on the number of IVF cycles carried out, as well as their outcomes. This data is a helpful source of information for those wishing to conceive via IVF.
Home insemination offers privacy, affordability, and added comfort - identifying the right tools towards a positive pregnancy test helps you reach your dream faster. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Carol Lomas from Conceivex.
If you're especially keen on athletics and also trying to get pregnant, it might be wise to review your workout schedule and diet. Dr. Vasiliki Moragianni discusses the link between athletics and infertility in both men and women, and what you should stay on the alert for.
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!