Fertility

62
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Nov 17, 2009
When you are trying to conceive, you want to be certain that you are psychologically and physically ready for having a baby. The best way to conceive successfully is to ensure your and your partner's health. However, there are many habits and things that can affect your fertility and considerably lower your chances for successful conception.

65
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Mar 23, 2009
Healthy sperm is important for male fertility because it ensures successful conception as well as health of your future child. Male fertility depends on numerous factors, including sperm quality, quantity and motility. You may considerable increase your chances to conceive avoiding habits that can damage your sperm such as smoking, alcohol, as well as reducing stress and excessive weight. Otherwise, exercising and healthy eating can significantly improve male fertility. Here are some of the best foods for male fertility.

43
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Feb 22, 2010
When a couple is trying to conceive, men and women try to do their best to get pregnant and have a healthy child. However, many of us still believe in numerous misconceptions surrounding the conception process. What are the most common myths about getting pregnant?

29
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Nov 19, 2010
A healthy couple in their 20's has only 25 percent chances of conceiving each month.

Those couples, who tried to conceive through IVF, had only 8 percent of success rate.

22
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Dec 01, 2009
Knowing when you are ovulating is very important if you are trying to get pregnant. Nowadays women can use a great range of ovulation detectors and predictors to know when they are most fertile. There are also many ways to get to know your fertile window using body signs of ovulation.

23
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Dec 19, 2008
Couples often ask if there are some lovemaking secrets to successful conception. Surely, the conception should be not only well-planned but also quite pleasant for both partners. How to improve your sex life to get pregnant as soon as possible?

18
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Jan 20, 2010
A new device for IVF procedure that imitates embryo motions in the body will considerably improve success rates of fertility treatment, study says.

Researchers from University of Michigan came up with the novel way to help couples struggling with infertility.

20
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Jan 30, 2009
One of the most important things for getting pregnant is timing the most fertile time of woman's cycle. The day of ovulation is ideal for having sex in order to conceive. But it doesn't mean that you should only have intercourse on the day of ovulation in order to conceive. There are several factors that increase your chances to conceive:

17
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Jul 31, 2009
Are you trying to conceive? Then the quality of sex might play even more important role than timing ovulation, experts say.

Sexual satisfaction is often given the second place to calculations and fertility diets when it comes to conception. Many couples claim that their sex life become rigid, scheduled, with no fun when they are trying to conceive.

16
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Dec 18, 2008
There are many ways to improve your fertility and in some cases all you need is to make changes in your lifestyle. Many couples trying to conceive want to know if certain diet can affect fertility.
The recent Harvard study showed that our eating habits can actually increase chances of conceiving. Generally, a healthy diet, avoiding alcohol and smoking and moderate exercising can reduce the risk of infertility for up to 66%. Numerous researches proved that many products that contain hormones and bioactive components that may influence the chances of conceiving.

12
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Dec 13, 2008
Woman's body was created for one of the most important processes giving birth to a baby. Unfortunately, not all women who decide to become mothers succeed in getting pregnant due to several reasons. Women, already facing the problem of infertility, would want to turn back time so that to safeguard their fertility.

11
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Jul 08, 2009
Scientists discovered a way to create human sperm with the help of stem cells to reveal the causes of infertility.
During a study conducted at the NorthEast England Stem Cell Institute (NESCI) , researchers achieved a scientific breakthrough by developing an innovative way to create human sperm in the lab.

11
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Sep 25, 2008
Scientists found that antidepressants may lower men's chances of becoming a father, since they were found to harm sperm.
The study published in New Scientists magazine revealed that drug paroxetine, usually prescribed for treating depression may actually contribute to worse sperm quality.

11
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Jul 07, 2008
It seems that men do not have much time left to have a baby as their biological clock starts ticking in their mid 30s. Scientists found that chances of successful pregnancy drops significantly if a man is over 35 years old and are much lower if he is over 40 years old.

The findings of the French study of 12,200 couples undergoing fertility treatment was presented at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology conference. It says that paternal influence becomes even more important than earlier thought.
The researchers at the Eylau Centre for Assisted Reproduction in France studied couples having artificial insemination as a treatment for infertility between January 2002 and December 2006.

8
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Jan 17, 2009
Nowadays more women decide to start a family at older age when they feel financially secure and mature enough to take responsibility for their children. However, it might be difficult for them to get pregnant due to declining fertility. What is the best age to get pregnant and when does biological clock starts ticking?

6
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Jul 23, 2009
Male fertility is largely dependent on sperm quality. There are many factors that may negatively affect couple's chances to concieve. Recently, one of the major concerns for scientists became the effect of heat on sperm production and its quality.

5
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Apr 08, 2009
Now you may not need to wake up every morning to take basal body temperature or pee on a stick to find out when you are most fertile. An innovative device called DuoFertility created by UK company Cambridge University Concepts is a new way to monitor woman's fertility for successful conception.

5
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Mar 10, 2009
Men who became fathers at older age produce less intelligent children their younger counterparts, scientists claim.
Previous studies linked father's age to the risk of developing such health conditions as autism, schizophrenia, dyslexia, epilepsy and dwarfism.

5
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Jan 22, 2009
There are cases when both of you do not have any obvious medical reasons why you should not conceive. For a couple such situation can be especially frustrating since you just do not know where to begin and what to do to change it. Few couples would juts admit they are unlucky to have a baby, and most of them do not realize that they have to deal with psychological reasons for their infertility.

3
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Feb 24, 2012
Couples trying to conceive often want to find out the causes behind difficulties getting pregnant. And while women are more likely to seek for help, it is often very difficult to make a man check his health condition.That's why many will find more comfortable checking such intimate issues at the comfort of their home.

SpermCheck Fertility Test for men that is the only FDA-approved at-home screening test for men is now available over-the-counter for everyone who is willing to test their sperm count.



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