male fertility

Top 10 Tips for Boosting Male Fertility

The average couple trying to conceive has sex four times per week, for at least six months. That's the good news. The bad news is that it can take even longer for a couple if the husband is struggling with low sperm count or other male fertility problems. Smoking, alcohol intake, lack of exercise and being overweight can all reduce male fertility. Here are 10 tips for boosting male fertility.

Sperm 411: 7 Little Known Things That Can Affect Sperm

When it comes to making babies, both the quantity and quality of sperm your partner produces matters.   An average ejaculation contains about 180 million sperm (about 66 million per ml).  When semen is analyzed doctors look at more than just how much semen is eja » Read more

Common Causes of Male Infertility

Couples are considered infertile after they have tried for one year or more to get pregnant without success. Many couples automatically assume that the problem is a female issue, but up to forty percent of fertility issues are male-related problems. It is important that both couples have testing to identify what factors are contributing or causing infertility. » Read more

Natural Ways to Improve Sperm Count

When a couple has been trying to conceive for more than a few months, it is very common for one of the partners, or both, to assume there must be something wrong.  People can sometimes jump to conclusions when it comes to assessing their fertility and automatically assume that there is something wrong with them.  Men are no exception to this.  » Read more

What is a Varicocele and How Do You Treat It?

By Rebecca Pillar

Until recently, when a couple was having difficulty with fertility, the finger was always pointed at the female. Research has indicated that this is not always the case. More and more couples are finding out that some of their infertility troubles stem from the male. A common incidence of male infertility has been linked to varicoceles. » Read more

Ugly Men Produce More Sperm?

According to a new study from the University of Oxford and University College London, attractive men produce less sperm during sex than unattractive men.  Australian news website, News.com.au, reports on the research, suggesting that women that want to get pregnant find themselves an ugly man. » Read more

Retrograde Ejaculation

Retrograde ejaculation (also sometimes referred to as “dry orgasm”) occurs when a man climaxes but the semen travels backwards into the bladder instead of being ejaculated out of his body through the urethra, the tube the runs through the penis and carries both semen and urine. » Read more

Becoming A Dad: What You Need To Know

By Nancy Da Silva

In all the excitement of announcing a pregnancy, the dad sometimes gets pushed aside. It’s as if the mother created the baby inside of her all by her lonesome. Science is advanced, no debate there. But it’s not that advanced just yet. » Read more

Vasectomy Reversal or IVF

For a man, the process to undergo a vasectomy is usually a timely one. Men or couples who are interested in having a vasectomy are counseled so that they understand that having a vasectomy is permanent. » Read more