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.
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.
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.
Dealing with infertility can have a significant impact on your emotional and mental well-being. Dreaming of Baby discusses mental health and empathy to stressors of infertility with Dr. Aaron Styer, Reproductive Endocrinologist, Fertility Specialist, and Co-Medical Director of CCRM Boston.
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.