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Natural Ways to Improve Fertility

Let’s start by assuming you are in good health, don’t smoke, abuse drugs or alcohol, and aren’t significantly overweight or underweight.  If you smoke, have health conditions that need attention, or are over or underweight, you should work on these issues first as this will affect

Clomid and Ovulation Tests

Clomid is a popular fertility medication used to induce ovulation.  Clomid helps a woman to ovulate by tricking her brain into making more of the hormones FSH and LH.  Since LH is the hormone that ovulation tests detect, taking Clomid can cause a false positive result on an ovula » Read more

Clomid and Ovulation: Is Clomid Right for You?

Clomiphene citrate, also known by its brand names Clomid and Serophene, is a drug you have probably heard about. You may be curious how Clomid works and when you might need to take Clomid. » Read more

Fertility Boosting Herbs

Long before modern medicine developed the drugs and high-tech procedures we’re all familiar with today, practitioners treated many ailments with herbal remedies, including infertility. » Read more

How to Lengthen Your Luteal Phase

If you have been keeping a fertility chart, you probably understand what a luteal phase is and know how long yours generally is. The luteal phase is the second half of your cycle, the time between after you ovulate and when your next period starts. » Read more

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)

By Rebecca Pillar

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome is caused by excessive stimulation of one or both ovaries. Over stimulation is typically a result of using medications to increase fertility. » Read more

Soy Isoflavones: Natural Alternative to Clomid

If you are trying to get pregnant, you may be wondering if there are any natural ways to induce ovulation or boost your fertility.  While there may not be any supplements out there that are specifically marketed as Clomid substitutes, some people believe that soy isoflavones may be just that. » Read more

HCG Trigger Shot

The hCG trigger shot contains a synthetic form of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin.  There are several brand names for the hCG trigger shot including Ovidrel, Profasi, Pregnyl, and Novarel.  » Read more

Clomid Side Effects

Many women who have difficulty getting pregnant discover they have menstrual irregularities. If you have been diagnosed with an ovulatory disorder, your doctor may prescribe Clomid, a fertility drug used to induce ovulation. » Read more

Clomid and Twins: What are your chances of having twins if you take Clomid?

Almost everyone has heard of Clomid.  It is one of the most commonly prescribed fertility medications and it has a great reputation for increasing a woman’s fertility.  In fact, it has such a great reputation for boosting fertility that many women assume that taking Clomid » Read more