Does Endometriosis Affect My Trying to Conceive?
Amber has always had a hard time with her periods, with lots of pain and heavy bleeding. She is often tired, tends to be constipated and often has low back and abdominal pain. When she and Roger decided they wanted to start a family, they both hoped pregnancy would change her hormones and help her […]
Will the Birth Control Pills I Took Affect My Signs of Ovulation?
Stacy took birth control pills for years, but stopped when she wanted to get pregnant. That was 5 months ago, and her cycles are still not normal yet. She cannot find any consistent pattern with her signs of ovulation, and is confused about what days she might even be fertile. Her cycles go from 25 […]
Can I Use An Ovulation Calculator With An Irregular Menstrual Cycle?
Monica has friends that use an online ovulation calculator, and they seem to find it helpful. But it is never accurate in predicting when she will ovulate. She finally realized it is because her cycles are so unpredictable in length. After 2 years of trying to conceive unsuccessfully Monica is frustrated and discouraged. Now what? […]
Why Is My Ovulation Predictor Kit Not Helping Me Get Pregnant?
Julia is very frustrated with her lack of success with trying to conceive. She has been using an Ovulation Predictor Kit (OPK) every month, the urine LH stick type. She tests positive, and knows this is the time she is most likely to get pregnant. But still nothing in several months. Now what? Yes, you […]
How To Increase Sperm Count?
Steve has done 3 sperm tests (semen analyses) as recommended, just to be sure. He can hardly believe it. Can he really have a fertility problem? All three tests indicate that he has a low sperm count. Now he is wondering how to increase sperm count, a subject he never contemplated before. He has always […]
Should My Ovulation Calendar Include Cervical Mucus Changes?
By Veronica Tilden Denise has figured out that there is way more to an Ovulation Calendar than just putting her dates into the online version and getting back an estimate for her most fertile days. She is having fun writing down all of the little details related to each menstrual cycle and learning about her […]