Category: Conditions

Can Fibroids Affect Your Fertility?

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 […]

Secondary Infertility: What You Need to Know

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.

What Can Cause a Low Sperm Count?

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 […]

Endometriosis and Pregnancy Risks

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 […]

Fertility Problems After Cesarean

The majority of women should have no problem getting pregnant after having a cesarean compared to other fertility issues, but there are definitely some risks to consider. WebMD did a survey that concluded approximately 2% of mothers who had a C-section experienced problems with getting pregnant again. If you have had a cesarean birth and […]

What Are The Most Common Fertility Problems For Men?

Having a child should be an exciting time for you and your partner. Starting a family can bring joy and fulfillment into your lives in many ways, but on the other hand, the journey itself can be difficult if infertility becomes an issue.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Infertility

Polycystic ovary syndrome – or PCOS – is fairly common yet under-diagnosed condition affecting, by some estimates, up to 4 – 18% of women of reproductive age. Part of what makes PCOS so difficult to dianose and understand is the symptoms of PCOS can take many forms. Some women with PCOS will have heavy and […]

The Effect of Endometriosis on Fertility

Endometriosis is a fairly common condition, but one that is still often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. Up to 35% – 50% of women with endometriosis experience fertility challenges as a result. Because every person experiences endometriosis differently, it is often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed at all until fertility challenges arise. As such a common factor in […]