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Natural Cycle IVF

By JustMommies staff

For women who are struggling with infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be both a blessing and a curse. While IVF has helped many women have successful pregnancies, the multitude of medications and injections required for IVF can be physically, emotionally, and financially draining. That is why
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Signs of Low Progesterone

By Rebecca Pillar

The body is an amazing miracle in action. Every second, millions of reactions are taking place to maintain a perfect balance. People spend years of their lives studying how the body functions and they still don’t know everything there is to know about human life. One aspect of humanity is reproduction.
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Getting Pregnant While Breastfeeding: FAQ about Fertility and Breastfeeding

By JustMommies staff

If you are breastfeeding your baby, chances are that you won't be getting pregnant anytime soon. In fact, exclusive breastfeeding has been shown to be 98 percent effective in suppressing ovulation. For the first 6 months of breastfeeding, it is almost impossible to get pregnant again (but not unheard
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Can Too Much Sex Harm Your Chances of Getting Pregnant?

By JustMommies staff

Couples who have spent any amount of time trying to conceive may find themselves surrounded by all sorts of rules, myths, theories, and crazy ideas about what it takes to get pregnant. According to one theory, too much sex can hurt your chances of getting pregnant because a man who ejaculates frequently
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High FSH levels? What does it mean?

By JustMommies staff

FSH, or follicle stimulating hormone, is one of the most important hormones in a woman's reproductive health. Follicle stimulating hormone, as the name suggests, stimulates the female ovaries to produce a mature egg for fertilization. Measuring a woman's FSH levels can give doctors an indication of the
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Seven Fertility Myths That Could be Keeping you From Getting Pregnant

By JustMommies staff

You may not have put a lot of thought into getting pregnant. Not everyone plans, charts, or tries to predict ovulation. A lot of couples just let nature take its course and see what happens. On the other hand, some couples purchase bbt thermometers, ovulation kits, and plan intercourse on a schedule,
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What is IUI?

By JustMommies staff

IUI, or intrauterine insemination, is a procedure done in a doctor's office that places sperm directly into a woman's uterus to aid in conception. During normal intercourse, only a small percentage of a man's sperm will make it past the woman's cervix and enter the uterus to fertilize the woman's egg.
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What To Do When You're Not Getting Pregnant

By JustMommies staff

Let's face it, getting pregnant is not always as easy as it sounds. As many stories as you have heard about unplanned pregnancies, getting pregnant should be easy right? You learned sex ed around the 5th grade, but what they didn't tell you is approximately 1 in 10 couples will experience infertility
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10 Things You Should Never Say to Someone Who is Trying to Conceive

When you talk to your couple friends who are trying to have a baby, you might say something casually,
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Autoimmune Disease and Fertility

By Gary Rothbard

The majority of women with autoimmune disorders are able to conceive and progress through pregnancy with little problem, producing healthy babies with few if any apparent complications. Still, there is little question that autoimmune diseases likely impact fertility and contribute to infertility issues,
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