fertility

Spas Join The Fight To Conceive

By Nancy Da Silva

The Infertility Awareness Network of Canada states that one in six couples struggles with the inability to conceive. One of the ways couples are combating this difficulty is by turning to spas with fertility programs specifically catered to them. » Read more

Food Fight- Which Foods Can Help In The Infertility Battle?

By Nancy Da Silva According to a recent Harvard study titled 'The Fertility Diet' there are certain foods that can increase the chances of a woman conceiving. The main concept revolves around a full fat, organic diet that proves noticeably effective. » Read more

7 Fertility Aids: Secret Tips from Moms

Trying to get pregnant can be a trying time. The first few cycles are exciting and filled with optimism but generally after two or three cycles couples tend to get discouraged. There is a lot to know when it comes to getting pregnant. » Read more

When To See A Fertility Specialist

By Nancy Da Silva

You and your spouse have a dream. You want to start your family. Yet as more time goes by without you becoming pregnant, worry starts to set in. Maybe you’re only being impatient, you tell yourself. Not everybody gets pregnant right off the bat. » Read more

What is corpus luteum defect?

Corpus luteum defect, also known as luteal phase defect, is a controversial topic among doctors. Some physicians believe that corpus luteum defect is a frequent cause of miscarriage in the first trimester. » Read more

Smoking and Fertility

We all know that cigarette smoking is an unhealthy, even potentially lethal habit. If you’re a non-smoker, don’t start. If you do smoke, now’s a good time to stop or at least cut back. Most people are familiar with the serious risks of smoking in terms of lung cancer, heart disease and other health issues. » Read more

Luteal Phase Defect

The luteal phase of a woman’s cycle is the second half of her cycle. It begins right after ovulation and generally lasts around 12-14 days. The luteal phase is named after the corpus luteum. » Read more

IVF Guide - Everything You Want to Know About IVF

In Vitro Fertilization, or IVF, is a procedure in which a woman’s eggs are combined with a man’s sperm inside a laboratory dish. The eggs and sperm are placed inside a dish along with a special culture that allows the eggs and sperm to survive outside the woman’s body. » Read more

Fertility And Your Weight

By Nancy Da Silva

Without a doubt the most important thing you can do once you decide you want to become pregnant is to get yourself in the best physical condition you can because being both under and overweight could seriously impede your ability to get pregnant in the first place » Read more

Conception Kit™ New Product to Help Couples Conceive

Conception Kit™ is not a new concept. The kit comes with many tools to help couples conceive, including ovulation predictors, two conception timing wheels, non-latex semen collectors, a medical provider note and envelope, instruction manual, a journal, sperm friendly intimate moisturizer, pregnancy tests, and the main component of the kit, the conception cap. » Read more