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Three Ways to Make Talking to Your Partner about Family Planning Easier

Posted in General | Tagged Family planning, Fertility treatment, Partner support, Support group December 20, 2018

Talking about family planning is a life event you don’t want to treat lightly. This means it’s probably not a good idea to bring up the topic when you’re rushing out the door or anytime you’re feeling particularly emotional. Instead, discussing your goals, wishes and concerns about building your family should come from thoughtful, educated thinking. With the prospect of listening and sharing in mind, h…

Can Male Fertility Be Optimized?

Posted in General | Tagged Male fertility, Male factor fertility, Infertility, Lifestyle factors, Health, Family planning October 17, 2018

Male fertility can be optimized through some basic lifestyle adjustments, if fertility is not compromised by means beyond your control. In other words, it’s possible for a fertile male to become his most fertile self if several key lifestyle factors are improved. In order to establish whether or not you have a fertile baseline, you can engage in fertility testing. Evaluating sperm for optimum v…

Three Ways a Cancer Diagnosis Affects Your Future Family Planning Goals

Posted in Fertility Preservation | Tagged Egg freezing, Sperm freezing, Fertility Preservation, Cancer, Family planning November 10, 2016

The reality of a cancer diagnosis already requires many important and overwhelming decisions. It’s understandable that a physician’s and oncologist’s focus post-diagnosis is treatment, but the future and goals of one’s life once treatment is complete is a great motivation during treatment. As a result, family planning was one factor that was often neglected while discussing cancer treatment -- until r…