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It often starts with a pinch of desire, a dream of holding a bundle of joy in your arms.

Trying for Baby? Drop that Lube!

Trying to conceive sometimes requires quite a lot of lovemaking. When the path to pregnancy requires a whole lot of sex, lubes come in handy in making the experience as pleasurable as possible. But, not all lubes were created equal, and some of them might actually be the reason why conception is proving difficult.

Safeguarding Your Relationship Through Infertility

When month after month the dream of having a baby is continuously shattered, frustration and sadness can have a profound effect on relationships. Dreaming of Baby discusses the effect of infertility-related stress on relationships with Dr. Brian Levine from CCRM New York.

PCOS: The Truth About Your Eggs

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.

The Impact of a Short Follicular Phase on Fertility

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.

What You Should Know About IVF

"IVF is very advanced today and most couples will eventually conceive if they can persist." Dr. Serena Chen discusses the IVF process, including testing and medication, as well as provides insight on a very important question: how long does it take to get pregnant with IVF?

Trying to Conceive: The Power of Acupuncture

Belief in your body's innate power plus a little help from alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, can greatly assist you when trying to conceive. Dreaming of Baby discusses alternative therapies with Aimee Raupp.

PCOS – Preparing for your OB-GYN appointment

PCOS is a medical condition characterized by excess androgens, ovulation dysfunction, and polycystic ovaries. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Lakeisha W. Richardson on your OB-GYN appointment when PCOS is involved, its treatment, and its effects on fertility.

Slow Sperm, Low Sperm, and No Sperm: The Causes and Solutions

Male factor infertility is an issue for many couples wishing to conceive. Dreaming of Baby discusses with Dr. Nidhee Sachdev the causes behind such issues and the solutions for dealing with suboptimal sperm.

The Emotional and Mental Effects of PCOS

Apart from the physical symptoms associated with the condition, PCOS has also been linked to emotional and mental concerns. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Crystal Clancy, on mentally and emotionally dealing with the symptoms of PCOS.

I Want To Get Pregnant. What Should I Do First?

Are you thinking about trying for a baby? There are some things to think of before jumping on the baby-making wagon. A few changes before trying to conceive helps set you up for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Aumatma Shah.