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Sex While Trying to Conceive

  • Posted on: 23 November 2011
  • By: jleff

We've been trying to get pregnant for months now, but there is no passion left. How do we start enjoying sex again?

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Endometriosis and Pregnancy

  • Posted on: 24 September 2009
  • By: Guest (not verified)

I'm 32 years old and have been diagnosed with endometriosis, which is interfering with my ability to get pregnant. I've been reading about the influence of free radicals in endometriosis. Can you explain what this is?

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How Accurate Are Fertility Apps and Online Calculators?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: veras
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Websites and apps that promise to calculate a woman's most fertile days may often be off base.
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Websites and apps that promise to calculate a woman's most fertile days may often be off base, a new study suggests. When doctors put 53 fertility calculators to the test, they found that only four accurately predicted a hypothetical woman's "precise fertile window."

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FRIDAY, May 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Websites and apps that promise to calculate a woman's most fertile days may often be off base, a new study suggests.

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19 Ways to Help Boost Your Fertility

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.
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If you've been trying several months to conceive and have not been successful, check out these tips to boost your fertility.
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You see a baby in a stroller at the mall and your heart aches. You hold your bestie's newborn and you cry. A baby is born on your fave television show and you're balling your eyes out. You have baby brain! But you've been trying to conceive one of your own for several months and haven't seen that "yes" on the pregnancy stick.

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Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.
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Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Sleeping too little or too much can affect a man's ability to impregnate his partner, new research suggests.

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Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Older women who get pregnant through assisted reproduction may be less likely to have babies with birth defects than those who conceive naturally, a new Australian study suggests.
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Older women who get pregnant through assisted reproduction may be less likely to have babies with birth defects than those who conceive naturally, a new Australian study suggests.

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MONDAY, Oct. 17, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Older women who get pregnant through assisted reproduction may be less likely to have babies with birth defects than those who conceive naturally, a new Australian study suggests.

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Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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Males who were conceived using an infertility treatment where sperm is injected into an egg may themselves have lower sperm quantity and quality than those conceived naturally, Belgian researchers report.
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Males who were conceived using an infertility treatment where sperm is injected into an egg may themselves have lower sperm quantity and quality than those conceived naturally, Belgian researchers report.

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FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News)—Males who were conceived using an infertility treatment where sperm is injected into an egg may themselves have lower sperm quantity and quality than those conceived naturally, Belgian researchers report.

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Doctors Perform First U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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A team of doctors in Dallas is "cautiously optimistic" of success in what would be the first living-donor uterine transplant in the United States.
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A team of doctors in Dallas is "cautiously optimistic" of success in what would be the first living-donor uterine transplant in the United States.

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WEDNESDAY, Oct. 5, 2016 (HealthDay News)—A team of doctors in Dallas is "cautiously optimistic" of success in what would be the first living-donor uterine transplant in the United States.

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First Baby Born With DNA From 3 Parents

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: jleff
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A now 5-month-old baby boy is the first worldwide to be born using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people—two women and a man.
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A now 5-month-old baby boy is the first worldwide to be born using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people—two women and a man.

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TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News)—A now 5-month-old baby boy is the first worldwide to be born using a controversial technique that combines DNA from three people—two women and a man.

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Can Stress Lower a Woman's Fertility?

  • Posted on: 14 December 2016
  • By: helen
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New research seems to confirm that stress lowers a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, particularly stress that occurs around the time of ovulation.
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New research seems to confirm that stress lowers a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, particularly stress that occurs around the time of ovulation.

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TUESDAY, Sept. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News)—New research seems to confirm that stress lowers a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, particularly stress that occurs around the time of ovulation.

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