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Getting Pregnant

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

Getting Pregnant Faster

There's an average of five days per cycle where pregnancy can occur – knowing when these are occurring increases your chances of pregnancy. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Lea von Bidder on the new fertility tracking device Ava.

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.

Infertility: Is it my sperm?

Have you been trying for a baby for a year or more with no success? Out of the 15% of couples who experience infertility, around half are attributed to the male. Here's all you need to know about sperm health and testing options.

Preparing for a new baby

Feeling overwhelmed? From amazing highs to profound lows, pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and birth have serious transformative qualities. Here's your go-to guide for an expedited intro into pregnancy and all things associated.

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?

The Effects of a Healthy Diet on PCOS

Around 5 million women in the United States suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Dreaming of Baby speaks to Angela Grassi, a nutritionist specializing in the management of PCOS.

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.

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.

Sperm Production – What impacts it? Diagnosis and Solutions

When the path to parenthood proves challenging, finding a solution as to why pregnancy is not happening is not only a women’s issue: a third of all infertility cases are due to the male factor. Dreaming of Baby discusses sperm production with Dr. Mark Payson from CCRM Northern Virginia.

Diagnosing PCOS in Adolescence

PCOS is widely recognized as the most common endocrine disorder in both adolescents and adult women. Because of its reproductive health consequences and cardiometabolic risks, early diagnosis is imperative. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. Fares Diarbakerli.