RSSFertility and Infertility Issues

How Safe is Ivf

December 10, 2017

We still have a lot to learn about assisted reproduction in general and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in particular. We don’t fully understand all the risks that may be associated with various procedures, though an ever-mounting body of data is being accumulated all the time, helping doctors and patients find the safest, most viable outcomes […]

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Secondary Infertility

December 10, 2017

I had my first child when I was 24, young and fertile I thought I could conquer the world. If someone had attempted to pop my bubble and tell me that when I truly fell in love, got married, and tried to have another baby it wouldn’t happen… Well, I just would not have believed […]

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Emergency Contraception the Morning after Pill

December 10, 2017

There are several different companies who now market emergency contraception.  The “morning after pill”, called Plan B, One Step or Next Choice are all brands of emergency contraception that may be taken within 5 days of unprotected sex in order to help a woman prevent an unwanted pregnancy.  The sooner it is taken after unprotected sex […]

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Fertility Infertility Issues

December 10, 2017

One often overlooked cause of infertility in women is Premature Ovarian Failure (POF). It is not the most common cause of infertility, but it affects almost 4% of women before the onset of natural menopause at age 40. Premature Ovarian Failure is basically a disruption of the supply of eggs in a young woman (below […]

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How to Deal with Infertility

December 10, 2017

Having suffered from infertility for a decade now, I get the question “How do you cope” a lot. I wish there was a secret to dealing with infertility, but unfortunately the pain and loss you feel with this unfair disease never goes away completely. A lot of this depends on where you are in your […]

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Assessing the Creighton Method of Natural Family Planning Nfp

December 10, 2017

The understand the Creighton method of Natural Family Planning you must first know what NFP means. NFP is the Roman Catholic Church’s outline for properly making use of God’s plan for procreation. In the eyes of the Church sex is for the sole purpose of having children, and as such it becomes important to have […]

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Herbal and Natural Supplements for Infertility

December 9, 2017

Natural and alternative supplements for infertility For many couples the heartbreaking experience of infertility is the first life crisis that they must face together. The realization that there might be a fertility problem often comes as a shock as we never think it will happen to “us” and infertility can be a complex and confusing […]

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How to Prepare for Ivf

December 9, 2017

When you’re about to being a round of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) there are a number of things that you should do to prepare yourself for the physical, financial and time-commitment challenges that you will face. You should also take some time to consider the emotional toll that IVF will take on you and your […]

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How to Cope with Infertility

December 9, 2017

A diagnosis of infertility is often unexpected and almost always disappointing. Infertility introduces more uncertainty into the family planning process. However, in addition to the medical challenges associated with infertility, there are numerous emotional and relationship challenges that develop as a result of infertility. Unfortunately, very few physicians educate couples about the emotional aspects of […]

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Why People don’t Talk about Infertility

December 9, 2017

The reasons why people don’t talk about infertility are quite varied, but most of them are without merit. Even when there is a case for discretion it’s important for couples who are suffering from infertility to remember that what they say (or don’t say) has effects on other infertile couples all over the world. Traditional […]

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