Does PCOS Affect My Signs of Ovulation?
Are you wondering why you still have acne in your mid-20’s? Connie has this problem, plus it seems she needs to shave twice as often as her friends. She is overweight, always fighting the central bulge. And she has developed irregular periods. After trying to conceive for over a year she is realizing that it […]
Are You Trying To Conceive A Healthy Baby?
Brian and Chris waited a few years to start their family. Then it took a couple of years to get pregnant, which was fine as they were not particularly in a hurry. The pregnancy was challenging for Chris, with morning sickness, borderline problems with blood pressure and blood sugar, and very swollen ankles. Their baby […]
Should My Fertility Diet Include Sea Salt Vs Table Salt?
Rita loves salt. She would rather eat something salty than any other flavor, even choosing salty over sweet. But she feels guilty, having been told that she should choose low salt foods. She wants to do whatever she can to support her health, as she wants desperately to get pregnant. The salt you should avoid […]
What Are the Facts About Trying to Conceive After 35?
Colleen always knew she wanted children, but she didn’t find the right man until she was older. They waited a couple of years before trying to get pregnant, and by then she was 35 years old. She still thought she had plenty of time, hearing so many stories of older women having children these days. […]
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 […]
Are Dietary Supplements Safe or Effective?
Amanda swallowed a handful of pills, hoping she is doing something to help herself. However, supplements may actually not be safe or effective. Learn about optimal nutrition, and how to get the nutrients you need from whole foods.
Are Prenatal Vitamins Necessary?
Good nutrition is absolutely important, but it does not necessarily come from prenatal vitamins. Supplements should never be taken to compensate for a poor diet. The nutrients to include in a fertility diet include the fat-soluble vitamins, folic acid and other B vitamins, vitamin C, minerals and the essential fatty acids.