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

When the Road to Pregnancy is Rocky

Is the journey to baby taking longer than expected? There are various factors which may hinder conception. Find out about these factors and how you can address them, here.

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.

Secondary Infertility: Causes and Treatment

If growing your family is proving difficult, you are certainly not alone. Secondary infertility is a reality to many. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Sunny Jun on the causes and treatment of secondary infertility.

Overcoming Male Infertility and Sperm Defects

Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) has become a widely used treatment for overcoming male factor infertility issues. Dr. Jamie M. Knopman, Director of Fertility Preservation at CCRM New York discusses ICSI with Dreaming of Baby.

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.

How Lifestyle Choices Affect Fertility in PCOS patients

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.

Is Intense Sport Making You Infertile?

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.

Managing the Stress of Infertility

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.

Dealing with Male Infertility – Tips for Men and Couples

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.

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.