Five Interesting Facts About the In-Vitro Fertilization Process

More than six million women in the United States suffer from infertility. In-vitro fertilization can increase a couple’s chances of conceiving. Before undergoing IVF, check out these facts.

7 Signs Of Labour

Your bundle of joy is due at any minute and everything is ready. Going through labour is different for every woman, but there are some telltale signs to watch out for to indicate that labour is imminent. Here are 7 indications which will tell you to grab your hospital bag and get ready for your new arrival.

Trisomy 13 (Patau Syndrome)

Most pregnant women worry about the health of their babies. Those over 35 have valid reasons for concern. With advanced maternal age comes a heightened risk of having a baby with developmental problems due to trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), or another chromosomal abnormality. This article zooms in on trisomy 13.

What You Should Not Eat While Pregnant

While pregnant, the list of foods you should not eat can be longer than the list of foods you should eat, so you should be very careful when choosing what to buy from the store. Below you will find what you should not eat during pregnancy.

How Many Embryos Should One Transfer: The IVF Dilemma

Some wonna-be-moms want to have twins or triplets, especially those who have tried to conceive for a long time-after all, having more than one baby at the same time seems to compensate for the many months or years lost in waiting. Doctors, however, frown at such possibilities. The optimal outcome of an assisted reproduction, they say, is a singleton pregnancy. Here is why.

Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS): Why You Should Do It

Many factors can sabotage the success of infertility treatments. One of these factors, however, controls the success of the majority of cases.

The Process of In-Vitro Fertilization

When you need help conceiving, in-vitro fertilization could be one option. Learn about this process to understand what’s involved.

Choose to Get Pregnant With Boy or Girl

With the latest developments in science and technology, researchers have found ways to help determine the gender of your baby. This article will help you understand the research on how to get pregnant with a boy or a girl. The methods described are scientifically sound. So let’s take a look at the tips.

Getting a 3D/4D Ultrasound During Pregnancy

Receiving a 3D/4D ultrasound during pregnancy is typically an exciting experience. Learn what to expect during this procedure.

Tips on How to Take Care During Pregnancy

A pregnant woman needs to take special care of her health and diet. During this time, it becomes very important to take good care of oneself. Here are a few tips and advice on how to deal and take care of a pregnant woman.

Pregnancy: Your First Steps Towards Parenthood and Family Life

We will discuss helpful tips and tricks to making your life, yes, you, dear daddy-to-be, and a lot easier. Here we shall discuss the changes that are happening with your lovely pregnant wife, her mood swings, her bouts of euphoria and being miserable, her food cravings, as well as what you can expect and do in the coming months. And of course, your Doctor will be your biggest friend in this journey. Like your wife, you too will experience a myriad of new experiences that will not only strengthen your bond as husband-and-wife, but also as expecting parents, as well.

What Doctors Don’t Tell You About Fertility Medications

Before you started your first intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycle, did you know that you would most likely end up injecting yourself with hormones several times a day for as many as three months? I didn’t. Possibly so as not to discourage potential patients, reproductive endocrinologists do not go into detail regarding your medication schedule until you are already emotionally involved and committed to complete the treatment.

5 Facts to Know About Hip Pain and Pregnancy

Know why hip pain occurs during pregnancy and what you can do about it. This is a perspective from health experts on how to cope with hip pain and pregnancy.

Egg Donors Play A Vital Role In Surrogacy

For those who are unable to carry a baby on their own, surrogacy is a wonderful option. And through this journey, the need for an egg donor may also be required.

Lessons Learned After Four IUIs

Within the span of one year, I underwent four intrauterine inseminations (IUIs) in an attempt to become pregnant. The reproductive endocrinologist who treated me had all the right credential, plus a high success rate in making many couples happy. More importantly, I was physically healthy and had no anatomical problems. The only thing I had going against me was my age. I was in my late 30s, and the quality of my eggs proved to be the one unknown that made all the difference.

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