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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.