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.
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 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.
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.
"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?
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.
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.
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.