infertility

Hysterosalpingogram

 If you are experiencing difficulties conceiving a child, your doctor may want to perform fertility testing. She may order a test called a hysterosalpingogram. » Read more

Everyone is Pregnant but me: How to cope with feelings of jealousy

"Guess what?” Your friend says. Followed by thoughts in your head of “please, oh please, don’t make me guess and if you tell me you are pregnant I am going to bust into tears”. “I’m pregnant!” she announces before you can get that thought out of your head. » Read more

Alcohol and Fertility

There is no question that women should not drink alcohol while they are pregnant. Even small amounts of alcohol can pose a serious health threat to a developing baby. Once a baby is born, if the mother is breastfeeding she should continue to abstain. » Read more

Age and Fertility – What the Statistics Say

One of the basic “facts of life” is that a woman can become pregnant from the time she begins menstruating until she goes through menopause decades later. But the real life truth isn’t so basic. Despite news reports about women giving birth in their 50s – and even a random few in their 60s – for most women, the chances of becoming pregnant decrease with age. » Read more

What is a Blighted Ovum?

If you have had an early miscarriage, you might have been told you had a blighted ovum. A blighted ovum is a very early miscarriage. When an ovum is blighted it does not mean you were not pregnant. » Read more

Are You Trying Too Hard to Get Pregnant?

Trying to conceive is supposed to be a natural process that is easy, at least, that is what people would lead you to think. Yet, if you have been trying to conceive for many months or even years, you may realize that having children does not come easily for everyone. » Read more