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The Impact of STIs on Fertility

Even if you’re not planning on conceiving in the short term, it’s wise to know that STIs can make it harder to get pregnant. Dreaming of Baby discusses STIs and fertility with Dr. Amesh Adalja, a board certified infectious diseases physician.

Fostering Babies and the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis is placing more infants into foster care leading to further strain on foster care agencies and greater calls for foster parents. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Dr. John DeGarmo on the opioid addiction crisis, the effects of opioid addiction in pregnancy, and the challenges and rewards of fostering a child with opioid withdrawal.

Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Fertility.

Apart from the negative health effects and the social stigma attached to STDs, your fertility may also be taking the brunt of such diseases. Dr. Kecia Gaither speaks about Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, including diagnosis, treatment, and their effects on fertility.

Retroverted Uterus: Your Questions Answered

Finding out that your uterus is retroverted may come as quite a surprise. As many as 20 per cent of women have a retroverted uterus, or as also commonly known, a ‘tilted’ or ‘tipped’ uterus. Here's all you need to know about your special uterus.

What You Need to Know About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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.

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.

PCOS: The Truth About Your Eggs

PCOS is a common cause of female infertility. The condition prevents consistent ovulation and is characterized by small cystic structures within the ovaries. Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh, speaks about the varying degrees of PCOS, treating the condition, the journey to baby as a PCOS patient, and the role your eggs play in all of this.

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.

PCOS: A Personal Journey to Motherhood

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.

The Emotional and Mental Effects of PCOS

Apart from the physical symptoms associated with the condition, PCOS has also been linked to emotional and mental concerns. Dreaming of Baby speaks with Crystal Clancy, on mentally and emotionally dealing with the symptoms of PCOS.

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