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.
Regardless of your gender, the food you consume and the lifestyle you lead have a big say on conception and pregnancy. Dreaming of Baby discusses the nutritional aspect to fertility and pregnancy with Carolyn Gundell, M.S., a fertility nutritionist at RMACT.
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.
Certain cancers may require treatments that have an effect on fertility. Fertility preservation options ensure that cancer survivors can still achieve their dreams of parenthood. Fertility Specialist Dr. Sharon Moayeri, MD MPH, discusses oncofertility.
Nearly half of all infertility cases are due to male factor issues. Regardless of this, most men are still in the dark when it comes to their own reproductive health. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Greg Sommer, Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Trak Fertility, about the discreet male fertility testing system, Trak.
Albeit being a very common health condition amongst women of reproductive age, there is surprisingly a lot of confusion as to what the syndrome really entails. Dr. Rebecca Chilvers shares insight on what you need to know about PCOS and fertility.
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.
"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?