Five Myths That Can Harm Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility myths, IVF, Age and female fertility, Period, Miscarriage, Male factor fertility February 19, 2019

A surprising amount of the information we take in comes from sources that might not be as reputable as we’d like, particularly in the age of social media. It’s not uncommon for fertility patients to come across social media posts and articles about getting pregnant, including specific ways to help women get pregnant. In some cases, this information comes from authoritative, trustworthy sources. In …

Five Fertility Care Goals for 2018

Posted in General | Tagged Fertility testing, STD, Sexual health, Period, Lifestyle factors February 8, 2018

Caring for your fertility is something that those interested in growing their family, whether in the next few years or not for a while, should keep in mind the same way they monitor their diet or exercise routine. It doesn’t have to feature an intense, daily routine, of course, but fertility shouldn’t be taken for granted. Many patients will state that they assumed they would be able to conceive wit…

How Ovulation Works and Why Your Period Can Affect Fertility

Posted in Ovulation | Tagged Ovulation, Menstruation, Period November 29, 2016

Ovulation occurs about 12 to 16 days before a woman’s period begins. Ovulation refers to when an egg is released from a woman’s ovary and is an ideal time to try for a pregnancy. Becoming familiar with ovulation isn’t something that typically happens until pregnancy is desired, so it’s understandable that many women have heard of ovulation, but don’t know when it takes place or what it means. Despite t…