Not everyone shares the same path when it comes to having a baby. It is estimated that up to 15% of couples struggle with fertility issues. In about a third of those cases, male infertility is a factor. There a number of ways to test for infertility in both women and men, but not everyone […]
Here are some of the most common infertility acronyms and abbreviations that you may see or hear during your journey to conception:
When it comes to infertility, there can be a variety of causes, and often there is more than one factor in play. If you are trying to cover all of your bases to determine what the problem may be, and therefore how to treat it, you are probably trying to learn all you can about […]
When most people hear the term infertility, they assume it means difficulty or the inability to bear children. What many don’t realize is that those who may have already birthed a child are not necessarily immune from fertility challenges.
From understanding the causes and undergoing treatment to navigating loss, many couples grapple with the roller coaster of emotions that come along with infertility. While in the early stages this can take quite a toll and even be pretty scary, it doesn’t have to be faced alone and there are options in place.
Having a child is an exciting, beautiful, and sometimes scary experience. Whether it’s your first, second, third, or even your seventh, the excitement and nervousness never really seems to fade.
Maybe you’re a young woman hoping to get pregnant, or, perhaps, already a parent hoping to have another amazing child running around the house filling it with laughter. No matter what the situation is, wanting to have a child is a magical thing and it takes dedication and passion to make happen. But, what if […]
Men account for roughly 40% of all infertility cases among hopeful couples, and of that percentage, low sperm levels are typically the issue to address. Maintaining healthy sperm levels are an essential part of achieving a healthy pregnancy because their condition will ultimately decide how successful impregnation will be. Bearing its importance, there are several […]
Starting a new family can be an exciting time for you and your partner, but there’s always a few hurdles to overcome throughout the process. This is especially true for the female partner since her overall health is crucial to achieving a successful pregnancy. Studies show that women bear roughly 30% of the infertility issues that […]
The terms used when discussing fertility treatments and procedures can make the entire process more difficult for you if you’re unaware of their meanings. Not only do you and your partner have to overcome the challenges of countless visits, advanced medications, and potential surgeries, but with the added stress of confusing lingo, having the family […]